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How Puerto Rico Is Working to Contain Coronavirus

 While Puerto Rico has only five confirmed cases of coronavirus so far, the island has announced a series of strong measures to contain the virus in the territory, according to Discover Puerto Rico. “Puerto Rico has put an Island-wide issues …

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Tropic Ocean Airways to Continue Caribbean Expansion in BVI

 Tropic Ocean Airways has received government approval to operate flights into the British Virgin Islands, the regional carrier told Caribbean Journal this week.  In a statement, Tropic Ocean Airways said its offering would begin with private charter service into two …

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T-Mobile to Headline New Puerto Rico Entertainment Hub

 T-Mobile will be headlining the highly-anticipated new entertainment hub coming to the heart of San Juan.  The project formerly known as District Live will now be known as Distrito T-Mobile.  The 475,000-square-foot complex will include a Caribbean Cinemas VIP Movie …

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 Puerto Rico tourism continues to surge in 2020, showing renewed strength in spite of the earthquakes on the island in January.  Puerto Rico’s primary air hub, Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, reported 792,317 passengers in February, which …

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 Marriott is continuing its expansion in Puerto Rico with plans for the island’s first-ever Residence Inn by Marriott hotel.  The 231-room hotel will be set in the beach neighborhood of Isla Verde in San Juan — it will also be …

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 Puerto Rico’s major airport had a very strong fourth quarter to close out the year, according to data from the Mexico-based ASUR airport group, which manages Luis Munoz Marin International Airport.  Passenger traffic in Puerto Rico was up 18.1 percent …

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 In a huge milestone for Sir Richard Branson’s new cruise line, Virgin Voyages has officially taken delivery of its first-ever cruise ship, Scarlet Lady.  Scarlet Lady will be homeporting in Miami for a series of Caribbean cruises beginning in March.  …

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 Marriott has opened the Caribbean’s first-ever Aloft hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico.  The hip new hotel is set  n the heart of the “El Distrito” project adjacent to the Puerto Rico Convention Center.  The 177-room, boutique-style hotel is the …

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 It’s no secret that Puerto Rico is in the midst of a full-fledged airlift boom, and now the island will soon be getting more new daily nonstop flights, Caribbean Journal has learned. Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines, which kicked off a …

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 InterContinental has reopened its Puerto Rico resort following a multimillion-dollar renovation project.  The InterContinental San Juan, set in the Puerto Rico capital’s beachfront neighborhood of Isla Verde, underwent renovations to all of its rooms, suites and club rooms.  The 398-room …

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 The best hotels take you somewhere. They transport you, taking you to another plane, another dimension of comfort, serenity and experience.  The best historic hotels take you to another time — by a carefully curated cocktail of history, luxury and authenticity.  …

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 Puerto Rico, like its people, is warm, hospitable and resilient. A melting pot of Spanish, Taino Indian and African cultures, cuisine and breathtaking nature leaves travelers breathless, and yet, whether it’s your first or tenth time visiting, the island always …

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 The Caribbean’s roster of high-design, forward-thinking, fun-loving hotels continues to grow.  Everyone has a different definition of what’s cool — particularly when it comes to hotels.  But a cool hotel should have an x-factor, a special quality that turns it into …

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 Puerto Rico tourism officials say the destination is “open for business” in the wake of last week’s massive earthquakes on the island.  “Discover Puerto Rico is assuring the traveling public that Puerto Rico is open and is receiving visitors,” the …

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 Puerto Rico’s surging air arrivals continued in December, according to the latest numbers from Mexico-based ASUR, which manages the island’s primary air hub, Luis Munoz International Airport in San Juan.  San Juan reported 937,716 passengers in December, a 19.6 percent …

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 The historic El San Juan hotel, long one of the leading resorts in Puerto Rico, is now officially a Fairmont.  The Accor brand has officially taken over management of the beach resort, which recently completed a $65 million transformation project …

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 The islands of the Caribbean are in the middle of a new age, as dynamism, optimism and investment sweep across destinations as diverse as they are beautiful.  And that means the world of places to visit in the Caribbean keeps …

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 Frontier Airlines is continuing its Caribbean push with plans for another new route to Puerto Rico.  The low-cost carrier will be launching new daily flights from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to San Juan, Puerto Rico.  The new service will …