February 21, 2024

NOTED BY BEVAN SPRINGER – Visitors to Puerto Rico are happy campers

FEBRUARY 24, 2023 Visitors to Puerto Rico are happy campers A comprehensive year-long study that included interviews with more than 1,600 travelers to Puerto Rico indicates that visitors to the Spanish-speaking U.S. territory enjoyed their travel experience. Discover Puerto Rico announced that a highlight of the study’s findings is that 98 percent of visitors were satisfied with their experience […]

Connecting the dots between climate devastation and fossil fuel profits

As Pakistan drowns, as Puerto Rico is cast into darkness, and as Jacksonians remain thirsty, it’s past time for a climate tax on fossil fuel companies. By Sonali Kolhatkar / Independent Media Institute What do Pakistan, Puerto Rico, and Jackson, Mississippi, have in common? They’ve all recently experienced climate-related catastrophic rains and flooding, resulting in […]

CARIBBEAN TOURISM AUTHORITY – Puerto Rico reports strong tourism job growth

Welcome to the MPE Caribbean Tourism Authority, a new resource for all things related to marketing, branding and promoting the unique Caribbean experience. To share stories, information or intelligence, contact us at [email protected]. AUGUST 16, 2022 Puerto Rico reports strong tourism job growth  Since the beginning of the year, Puerto Rico has broken its record of jobs in the leisure […]

WTTC announces influential speakers for its Sustainability and Investment Summit in Puerto Rico

Environmentalist Alexandra Cousteau and former U.S Treasurer Rosario Marin to address delegates Event to act as platform for the importance of Travel & Tourism sustainability London, UK: The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) unveils its speakers for the upcoming Sustainability and Investment Summit in Puerto Rico, including environmental activist and filmmaker, Alexandra Cousteau, and 41st Treasurer […]

7 Tips for Your Relocation to Puerto Rico

Looking for some tips for your relocation to Puerto Rico? Look no more – here are 7 of them.  Are you moving to Puerto Rico? Well, congratulations are in order! Puerto Rico is a great place to call home – it has a thriving economy, diverse real estate options, a pleasant climate, friendly residents, and […]

Car trip to Puerto Rico: How to arrange and where to go?

As a sunny resort with a huge range of activities, Puerto Rico won’t disappoint even the most discerning traveler. Amazing sandy beaches, an incredible selection of historical sites, and stunning landscapes: you have access to the most interesting spots on the island if you rent a car. Therefore, it would be a great idea to […]

Paraiso Realty selected as exclusive agent for historic waterfront house in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, April 22, 2021 – Paraiso Realty is excited to announce their latest high-profile partnership with one of the most recognized and sought-after waterfront homes on the island of Vieques in Puerto Rico.   Built in 1869, the iconic property was one of the first houses built in the downtown area of Isabel Segunda. Resurrected […]

Cuba Libre looks to stimulate Puerto Rico economy with new location

By Laura Smythe From Philadelphia BIZ Journals Old City staple Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar will make its first foray outside the continental United States next year by expanding to San Juan, Puerto Rico for its sixth location.  The Philadelphia-based restaurant brand, an affiliate of GuestCounts Hospitality, will begin construction on the $8.6 million project during […]

Rare mutations drive cystic fibrosis in Caribbean

By Nicholas Weiler From UCSF Health Cystic Fibrosis (CF) in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic is dominated by unusual gene mutations not often observed in previously studied CF populations, according to comprehensive genome sequencing led by physician–scientists at UC San Francisco and Centro de Neumología Pediátrica in San Juan. Remarkably, a majority of Dominican […]

Tenacious Dorian heads for Puerto Rico; Bahamas and Florida could be next

By Bob Henson Aug 27 2019 7:07 PM EDT From Weather Channel Nudged on all sides by a grab bag of influences, Tropical Storm Dorian has held its own, working its way into the eastern Caribbean after passing near Barbados and over St. Lucia. Dorian is likely to move across Puerto Rico as a tropical […]