Articles tagged “hurricane maria”

Tourism

Protests Against Puerto Rico’s Governor Put Rebounding Tourism Industry to the Test

Puerto Rico's tourism industry is back on track just shy of two years after Hurricane Maria, but the kind of civil unrest happening in San Juan this week is never great for tourism.

Protests Against Puerto Rico’s Governor Put Rebounding Tourism Industry to the Test

Tourism

Still Healing, Caribbean Predicts Strong Tourism Growth

It didn't take long for travelers across the world to start booking their vacations in the Caribbean again, even in the hardest-hit areas. That being said, the threat of another disaster always looms.

Still Healing, Caribbean Predicts Strong Tourism Growth

Tourism

Hurricane-Hit U.S. Virgin Islands Struggle With Tourism Job Losses

Tourism is a huge part of the U.S. Virgin Islands' economy and Hurricanes Irma and Maria have clearly taken their toll. The length of time it takes to get job numbers back up depends on how quickly vacationers return.

Hurricane-Hit U.S. Virgin Islands Struggle With Tourism Job Losses

Cruises

Carnival Sees a ‘Hurricane Hangover’ in Parts of the Caribbean

Travelers held off on booking cruises to the Caribbean in the aftermath of the 2017 hurricanes. One big question is how many of them will want to risk sailing during this year's hurricane season — and at what prices.

Carnival Sees a ‘Hurricane Hangover’ in Parts of the Caribbean

Tourism

Puerto Rico Is a ‘Ghost Town’ as Visitors Stay Away After Storm

Much of Puerto Rico is still without power and many travelers are re-thinking their upcoming trips. Wary tourists are postponing trips with the mindset that, for now, the high level of uncertainty around the destination's situation isn't worth a visit.

Puerto Rico Is a ‘Ghost Town’ as Visitors Stay Away After Storm

Airlines

JetBlue Doesn’t Expect Puerto Rico Tourism to Recover Until Late 2018

JetBlue has been good to Puerto Rico, but the airline has no choice. The island has been devastated by Hurricane Maria, and tourists won't be able to return soon. JetBlue needs to move some flights to other popular tourist destinations.

JetBlue Doesn’t Expect Puerto Rico Tourism to Recover Until Late 2018

Tourism

Caribbean Destinations Hope for Marketing Campaign if They Can Find the Money

The Caribbean was suffering from a man-made marketing-funding crisis even before Mother Nature brought destructive hurricanes to its doorsteps this year. Tourism officials are pleading with the travel industry to get involved and help build its fund for this year and the future.

Caribbean Destinations Hope for Marketing Campaign if They Can Find the Money

Tourism

Puerto Rico Hopes Tourists Return to ‘Despacito’ Neighborhood After Storm

It wasn't clear before the storm how many tourists were actually lured to San Juan's La Perla neighborhood by the popular "Despacito" video, though tourism officials say searches were up significantly. Puerto Rico needs a lot of help to recover from Hurricane Maria so visitors can follow through on those searches eventually.

Puerto Rico Hopes Tourists Return to ‘Despacito’ Neighborhood After Storm

Tourism

Hurricane-Hit Destinations Are Providing Updates for Tourists

Some destinations affected by recent storms will be off limits to travelers for an unknown amount of time, while others are already welcoming visitors back. Travelers looking to go to Florida or the Caribbean should do their research before planning a trip.

Hurricane-Hit Destinations Are Providing Updates for Tourists

Tourism

Hurricane Maria: Updates From the Travel Industry

Some destinations preparing for Hurricane Maria were still bailing out from Hurricane Irma and the succession of intense hurricanes will have a long-term impact on many aspects of the region's tourism industry.

Hurricane Maria: Updates From the Travel Industry