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AMERICAN RESILIENCE: How Puerto Rico rebuilt its tourism industry after Hurricane Maria, from revitalizing its hotel scene to bringing hit musical ‘Hamilton’ to the island

https://www.businessinsider.com/puerto-rico-tourism-recovery-after-hurricane-maria-2020-6 AMERICAN RESILIENCE: How Puerto Rico rebuilt its tourism industry after Hurricane Maria, from revitalizing its hotel scene to bringing hit musical ‘Hamilton’ to the island Katie Warren Jun 30, 2020, 12:24 PM Tourists in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in … Continue reading

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Airline Passengers Arriving in Puerto Rico will Be Placed Under 14-Day Quarantine

Airline Passengers Arriving in Puerto Rico will Be Placed Under 14-Day Quarantine Airline Passengers Arriving in Puerto Rico will Be Placed Under 14-Day Quarantine By Caribbean Business on March 23, 2020 View from inside Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (Juan … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico welcomes visitors despite recent earthquakes

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/puerto-rico-welcomes-visitors-despite-recent-earthquakes/2020/01/22/43b9c19c-3c6d-11ea-baca-eb7ace0a3455_story.html Puerto Rico welcomes visitors despite recent earthquakes The earthquakes in the southwestern part of Puerto Rico have not affected such popular tourist spots as Condado Beach in San Juan. (iStock) By Andrea Sachs  Jan. 22, 2020 at 2:18 p.m. … Continue reading

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Cruise ship visit cancellations to Puerto Rico will be a ‘great loss for tourism’

https://newsismybusiness.com/cruise-ship-visit-cancellations-great-loss-for-tourism Cruise ship visit cancellations ‘great loss for tourism’ November 27, 2019 The announcement comes on the heels of the Florida and Caribbean Cruise Association’s annual convention, held in Puerto Rico last month. The decision by cruise ship giant Royal … Continue reading

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2020 Puerto Rico earthquakes – Is it safe to visit Puerto Rico with the recent earthquake activity in the news? YES

Is it safe to visit Puerto Rico?  The answer is YES. Despite the recent earthquakes in the news in Puerto Rico, it is safe to visit.  First of all, most tourists arrive at the airport in SJU, San Juan, which … Continue reading

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Why Puerto Rico Is No. 1 on Our Places to Go List – for vacation

  Why Puerto Rico Is No. 1 on Our Places to Go List Recovering from Hurricane Maria, in 2019 the island represents so many fragile spots around the globe.  The Castillo San Felipe del Morro in San Juan.CreditCreditTony Cenicola/The New … Continue reading

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Visiting Puerto Rico, and Finding the Up Beat

Visiting Puerto Rico, and Finding the Up Beat On the first stop of his yearlong journey, the 52 Places Traveler makes it his mission to get off the beaten path and into the island. By Sebastian Modak Feb. 15, 2019 … Continue reading

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36 Hours in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for a Puerto Rico vacation

  36 Hours in San Juan Puerto Rico’s capital is open for business, welcoming visitors with its winning combination of lovely beaches, energetic night life and gregarious island charm. Old San Juan is one of the most charming and culturally … Continue reading

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Jersey Shore Woman Shot in the Face While Vacationing in Puerto Rico – Shooter not yet caught

Good journalism helps to shine a light on problems so they get more attention, and thus get more focus and resources to be fixed.  Being shot in the face can’t be good for tourism in PR.  Problems such as violent … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico puts Hurricane Maria — and the bulk of the recovery — behind it

  https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/puerto-rico-puts-hurricane-maria–and-the-bulk-of-the-recovery–behind-it/2018/12/06/dff10a40-f25c-11e8-aeea-b85fd44449f5_story.html Puerto Rico puts Hurricane Maria — and the bulk of the recovery — behind it By Andrea Sachs December 7, 2018 Hurricane Maria did a job on El San Juan Hotel, the storied property in Puerto Rico where … Continue reading

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