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WTTC Global Summit in Cancun, Mexico

WTTC Global Summit in Cancun, Mexico

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announces its annual Global Summit will now be held in Cancun, with a major event in San Juan, Puerto Rico to be held later this year.

Shrinking populations in Caribbean due to climate change

Shrinking populations in Caribbean due to climate change

To visitors, Vieques, the small island community off the eastern coast of Puerto Rico, looks much the way it did before Hurricanes Irma and Maria wreaked havoc in September 2017. Business is booming at the bar and hostel Stephanie Latona manages, a colorful beachside shack popular among visitors. Federal relief ...

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 ...