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News Puerto Rico » Tourism: When The Tourists Stopped Coming, This Puerto Rican Town's Nightmare Began

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/tourists-stop-coming-puerto-rico_us_5a82408ee4b00ecc923d5893
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

RINCÓN, Puerto Rico ― The morning after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto ... were up and running ― the tourists still hadn’t returned. A staffer at the local tourism office estimated Rincón had seen less than half ― and perhaps even less than ...

News Puerto Rico » Tourism: Visiting Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria: What You Need To Know

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexandratalty/2018/02/13/visiting-puerto-rico-after-hurricane-maria-what-you-need-to-know/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Since then I’ve surfed the islet’s western shores and hiked to waterfalls in the interior, but no matter how long I spend as a tourist in Puerto Rico, it never seems to be enough. When Hurricane Maria hit this September, I was loosely planning a ...

News Puerto Rico » Tourism: Puerto Rico’s tragedy endures

News channel or source: http://www.vindy.com/news/2018/feb/17/puerto-ricos-tragedy-endures/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

My emotional ties to Puerto Rico are strong; my son, a true borinqueno, and one of my sisters were born in San Juan. Over the years, I had thought often of going back to visit old haunts, but never did. I knew that decades of booming tourism had spawned ...

News Puerto Rico » Tourism: Predicting the possible hurricane impact on Puerto Rico

News channel or source: http://hotelnewsnow.com/articles/273563/Predicting-the-possible-hurricane-impact-on-Puerto-Rico
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

An additional 300 jobs were added through September of 2017. According to the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, the island attracted 5.1 million tourists in 2016 and visitor expenditures totaled nearly $4 billion, generating 3.7 million roomnights. Visitation ...

News Puerto Rico » Tourism: Puerto Rico tour operator putting Love in Motion

News channel or source: http://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Tour-Operators/Puerto-Rico-tour-operator-putting-Love-in-Motion
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Tour operators in the Caribbean are among those thinking about how to make tourism more sustainable for communities in the future. After Hurricane Maria raked Puerto Rico, one operator, the island's Local Guest, launched a nonprofit organization called ...

News Puerto Rico » Tourism: Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight Board’s integrity problem

News channel or source: http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/politics/373888-puerto-ricos-financial-oversight-boards-integrity-problem
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The average income in Puerto Rico is $19,519. Worse, Puerto Rico’s taxpayers pay for her travel to Ukraine, once a month – not exactly a shining example of austerity or proper stewardship of the Puerto Rican citizens’ tax dollars. The FOMB is ...

News Puerto Rico » Tourism: Florida Keys and the Caribbean Tourism on the Rebound After Hurricanes

News channel or source: http://www.travelmarketreport.com/articles/Florida-Keys-and-the-Caribbean-Tourism-on-the-Rebound-After-Hurricanes
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Last September, popular tourist destinations – from South Florida to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands – were devastated by Mother Nature, with record-breaking Hurricanes Irma and Maria forcing them to halt business as communities worked ...

News Puerto Rico » Tourism: Puerto Rico suspends $133M post-hurricane housing contract

News channel or source: http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2018/feb/14/puerto-rico-suspends-133m-post-hurricane-housing-c/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Puerto Rico’s Housing Department said Wednesday ... Bush, had faced a 2011 federal investigation that concluded he falsified government travel and timekeeping records – findings he has rejected as being the result of a poor ...

News Puerto Rico » Tourism: Four months after Maria, still desperate in Puerto Rico

News channel or source: http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/curr/four-months-after-maria-still-desperate-in-puerto-rico-20180218
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

There is hope for Puerto Rico. Many Puerto Ricans see the disaster as an opportunity to rebuild smartly. Better bridges can span rivers, roads will be cleared and improved, and tourism will again flourish with New Yorkers and others hopping on cruise ships ...

News Puerto Rico » Tourism: After Hurricane Maria, a catch-22 for Puerto Rico

News channel or source: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/opinion/columnists/2018/02/19/after-hurricane-maria-catch-22-puerto-rico/351072002/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

And for University of Puerto Rico graduates, I inquired what might await them. The reply: “Immediate relocation to the United States.” As U.S. citizens, Puerto Ricans can travel without restrictions to the mainland. Unless Congress and the Puerto Rican ...