Tag: Puerto Rico

The St. Regis San Francisco’s Jacqueline Volkart honored as one of Bay Area’s most influential women in business

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019 19:17

The St. Regis San Francisco Hotel General Manager Jacqueline “Jackie” Volkart was recognized by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the most influential women in Bay Area business ... Read More

Former school transforms into local landmark hotel

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 21:15

Pittsburgh's trendy Lawrenceville neighborhood welcomes TRYP by Wyndham in a former historic trade school building transformed to the new hotel. The 108-room hotel was developed by The Century Group, a ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism hungry for good news: Today best news in 8 years

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2019 08:12

Puerto Rico is hungry for good news after the island's tourism industry came to an all-time low after a devastating hurricane hit. Today at the IPW 2019 in Anaheim, Discover ... Read More

Anguilla Tourist Board unveils spectacular costumes for Summer Festival

editor editor- May 29, 2019 19:05

BEYOND EXTRAORDINARY TROUPE *Grand Parade of Troupes Takes Place Friday, August 9*  Anguilla enjoyed an impressive 2019 winter season with record breaking numbers of tourist arrivals, and to sustain the ... Read More

Visitors showed Anguilla the love this winter

editor editor- May 23, 2019 20:51

*Island Enjoys Record-Breaking Winter Season* Anguilla welcomed guests from around the world this winter, resulting in the island’s best winter season in over 27 years. Guests flocked to Anguilla in ... Read More

Anguilla celebrates June as Spa & Wellness Month with Move Ya Body campaign

editor editor- May 23, 2019 20:41

The Anguilla Tourist Board (ATB) has announced that the entire month of June will be designated as Spa & Wellness Month, where residents and visitors alike will be invited and ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:19

US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the intent to award $779 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure grants to 127 airports in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. ... Read More

Tourism boom: Travelers visit Puerto Rico at an unprecedented pace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 00:20

Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico's first-ever Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), announced today that 2019 Q1 lodging demand is on par with 2017 Q1 levels just fourteen months post-hurricane Maria, signaling ... Read More

Dispatchers Ratify Contract With Allegiant Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 21:41

With close to 90 percent of eligible workers participating, flight dispatchers at Allegiant Air have voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first collective bargaining agreement as members of Teamsters Local 986. ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism: Out with the old, in with the new

editor editor- April 25, 2019 00:44

“Since our inception last July, we hit the ground running to accelerate the tourism economy,” said Brad Dean, CEO of Discover Puerto Rico. “This brand campaign follows a strong publicity ... Read More

Top Easter season destinations for US travelers revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 22:20

Mexico, Canada and the United Kingdom are among the most popular destinations for travelers in the U.S.1 this Easter period, according to analysis conducted by travel experts. As of 7 ... Read More

Marriott International official hotel sponsor of Brand USA United Stories international campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 20:05

Today, Brand USA, the destination-marketing organization for the United States, announces Marriott International across the United States as the official hotel sponsor for United Stories. The sponsorship will help expand ... Read More

WTTC Global Summit: Next stop San Juan

editor editor- April 5, 2019 20:48

Discover Puerto Rico, the Island’s first-ever and new Destination Marketing Organization, today announced that island will serve as the host for the World Travel & Tourism Council 2020 Global Summit, ... Read More

Dame Alice Walker will headline Anguilla Lit Fest 2019

editor editor- April 3, 2019 19:49

The Anguilla Tourist Board is pleased to announce an impressive line-up of international artists scheduled to appear at the 8th annual Anguilla Lit Fest, taking place May 16 to 19 ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 17:00

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation (IGLTAF) inaugural Leadership Think Tank will unite top executives from LGBTQ+ welcoming destinations around the globe at Google during IGLTA’s 36th Annual Global Convention ... Read More

US$163 million Port Canaveral Cruise Terminal 3: Go for Launch!

editor editor- March 18, 2019 20:31

The event theme, “Go for Launch,” was a nod to the Port’s key role with the U.S. space program and Port Canaveral’s new terminal with its futuristic design, which was ... Read More

American Airlines resumes Miami-Antigua service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 02:31

The Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Tourism and Investment along with the country’s Tourism Authority has announced the resumption of service by American Airlines to and from Miami following the ... Read More

Barbados Tourism announces solid 2018 performance

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 9, 2019 02:10

CEO of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), William ‘Billy’ Griffith, has revealed that Barbados enjoyed a 2.7% increase in stay-over arrivals last year, compared to the corresponding period in ... Read More

Puerto Rico Tourism beefs up online presence

editor editor- February 28, 2019 23:06

The new DiscoverPuertoRico.com offers a rich, multimedia content experience that inspires visitors to explore the entire Island while connecting them with local tourism businesses directly. Discover Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico’s ... Read More

Statement issued after deadly Boeing 767-300 crash in Houston

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 25, 2019 03:25

Miami to Houston was a deadly flight for the crew on Atlas Air Worldwide. The Boeing 767-300 crashed out of unknown reason into a bay outside Houston, Texas, killing everyone ... Read More

Hotel History: The Americana of New York

Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com Stanley Turkel CMHS hotel-online.com- February 23, 2019 21:04

The Americana of New York opened on September 25, 1962 as a 2,000-room convention hotel. It was constructed by brothers Laurence Tisch and Preston Tisch, co-owners of the Loews Corporation ... Read More

Best hotels in the world named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 16:30

The 14th annual It List, a selection of the best new and renovated hotels in the world, was released today. Each year travel experts check in to hundreds of new ... Read More

CTO: Caribbean tourism is on the upswing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 21:30

The Caribbean tourism sector is projected to record strong growth in 2019 on the heels of a stronger-than-expected performance last year. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the authority on regional ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister calls for ongoing investments in tourism

editor editor- January 31, 2019 00:06

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says tourism has to be sustained and this requires ongoing investment to improve existing products and develop new ones. The Minister made this statement ... Read More

Anguilla named 2018 Luxury Destination of the Year

editor editor- January 30, 2019 20:30

Anguilla is on a  winning streak, receiving accolades from travel professionals and ardent consumer fans alike. The latest is the 2018 Luxury Destination of the Year Award, presented by Classic ... Read More

Uganda makes top 3: Must Photograph for 2019

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- January 22, 2019 01:25

A global survey of Facebook posts, commissioned by Huawei on the occasion of launching their latest smart phone, brought about some astonishing results. Uganda, often referred to as the Pearl ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism leader partners with FITUR 2019

editor editor- December 28, 2018 23:17

The country, a tourism leader in the Caribbean, with 6.2 million tourists in 2017, will have a large showcase to promote the destination, adding its brand to the FITUR brand. Read More

Royal Caribbean emergency: British Entertainer lost in the Atlantic

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 27, 2018 07:54

The Harmony of the Seas operated by Royal Caribbean Cruises left Fort Lauderdale on its way to the Dutch port of St. Maarten in the Caribbean. Now the U.S. Coast ... Read More

Destination Puerto Rico: Selected as Inspirational Partner

editor editor- December 18, 2018 23:11

A recent designation aligns Destination Puerto Rico with other select companies who maintain a loyal partnership and provide outstanding service in the event industry. Read More

Tourism safety in Jamaica: Behind the current headlines of rape and cover up

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018 07:47

Jamaica recently emerged as one of the most progressive destinations in the world when it comes to travel tourism safety and security. Read More

Air Europa goes into holiday overdrive

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 22:03

Air Europa will offer more than 15,500 additional seats between Iberian Peninsula and the Balearic and Canary Islands, respectively, and more than 14,000 seats on regular flights between Madrid, Punta ... Read More

Puerto Rico: Official Hurricane Maria Update

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- September 22, 2017 06:58

The Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport has been receiving military and rescue flights today. Very limited commercial flights will be arriving to the island tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 22nd – specifically ... Read More

Happy 4th of July but not so happy in Guam, where America starts the day

editor editor- July 4, 2013 11:20

There are 180,000 proud Americans currently celebrating US Independence Day in Guam, USA. Read More

JetBlue announces new flights from Chicago to San Juan, Puerto Rico

editor editor- March 6, 2013 09:49

CHICAGO, Ill. - JetBlue Airways announced its intention to launch new daily nonstop service from Chicago's O'Hare to San Juan. Read More

Caribbean conference on cooperation set for Puerto Rico this week

editor editor- November 28, 2012 07:44

POINTE-A-PITRE, Guadeloupe - Efforts to more closely integrate the French Caribbean with the rest of the region will be reviewed at the International Summit of the INTERREG IV Caribbean program. Read More

Free adventure travel tours in Puerto Rico

editor editor- August 2, 2012 23:55

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Luis Rivera-Marín, Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), today launched PRTC’s new fall promotion, which will allow tourists (including travel agen Read More