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Post-Maria, a new tourism emerges in Puerto Rico

Post-Maria, a new tourism emerges in Puerto Rico

About 200 volunteers from Tourism Cares traveled to Puerto Rico to work on projects at a social enterprise that helps small farmers recover the aftereffects of Hurricane Maria. The site has become a tourist attraction in post-Maria Puerto Rico. Source: Travel Weekly

Puerto Rico Looks to Tap Into Lucrative Sports

Puerto Rico Looks to Tap Into Lucrative Sports

Puerto Rico is looking to tap into the lucrative sports betting field with a new bill that aims to legalize the practice on the island, news outlet the Caribbean Business reports. The Governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, announced that a bill calling for the legalization and regulation of in-person ...

Dominican Republic tourists arrivals rose 8%

Dominican Republic tourists arrivals rose 8%

Santo Domingo.- Tourist arrivals to the Dominican Republic rose 8% in February compared to the same period in 2018, the Central Bank reported. According to its website, the country received 604,977 non-resident foreign and Dominican passengers by air, or 44,998 more than in the same period the previous year. It ...

Puerto Rico, Mexico and Brazil towns are in Airbnb top list

Puerto Rico, Mexico and Brazil towns are in Airbnb top list

Carolina in Puerto Rico, Monterrey, Mexico and Santos in Brazil are in the list of Airbnb top ten holiday destinations for travellers over this year’s spring season, based on what people are searching for. Carolina situated in a quiet corner of the Northeast coast with close links to the capital ...

New medical marijuana law announced in U.S. Virgin Islands

New medical marijuana law announced in U.S. Virgin Islands

U.S. Virgin Islands. Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has given a new medical marijuana law his stamp of approval, making the territory the latest Caribbean jurisdiction to open its doors to cannabis businesses and potential new tourism opportunities. The move has been years in the making, with voters having favored medical ...

TTC Special: Chinese will massively visit the Caribbean soon

TTC Special: Chinese will massively visit the Caribbean soon

By Frank Martin Soon the Chinese on vacation will massively visit the islands of the Caribbean, according to forecasts in the region based on facts. One of the facts is that the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) will host a large contingent of Chinese travel buyers for the first ...