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Articles tagged “puerto rico”

Tourism Marketers Enter Wait-and-See Mode to Avoid Tone-Deaf Campaigns

Tourism Marketers Enter Wait-and-See Mode to Avoid Tone-Deaf Campaigns

Rosie Spinks, Skift

Tourism marketers can't run their campaigns as usual right now. But that doesn't mean they can't do anything. The challenge lies in finding the right tone — and the right timing.

3 weeks ago

Puerto Rico Events Sector Grows, Fueled by First Hotel Launch in El Distrito

Puerto Rico Events Sector Grows, Fueled by First Hotel Launch in El Distrito

Lauren Ward, Skift

Puerto Rico has seen its share of setbacks recently, but a fresh approach to experiential events paired with the launch of a tech-centered complex make the island an emerging leader for destination events.

1 month ago

What 2019 Taught Us About the U.S. Airline Industry

What 2019 Taught Us About the U.S. Airline Industry

Jay Shabat, Skift

No other country or region has an airline industry as strong as that of the U.S. What's the secret? Have U.S. airlines cracked the perennially difficult code to airline profitability, and will it last? Skift Airline Weekly dove deep and zeroed in on trends that explain the U.S. airlines' success.

2 months ago

How a Women-Run Tour Company Plays a Role in Puerto Rico’s Tourism Efforts

How a Women-Run Tour Company Plays a Role in Puerto Rico’s Tourism Efforts

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

As Puerto Rico's tourism industry recovers, big business from global companies may sound great, but so does slow-and-steady growth based in local communities. Puerto Rican women are doing that community-focused work.

2 months ago

Puerto Rico’s Tourism Industry Put to the Test Once Again in a Series of Quakes

Puerto Rico’s Tourism Industry Put to the Test Once Again in a Series of Quakes

Rosie Spinks, Skift

Puerto Rico has taken a battering in recent days, with a series of earthquakes affecting the southern part of the U.S. territory. The island's tourism industry has had plenty of opportunities to prove its resilience recently; this will be another.

3 months ago

Puerto Rico Aims to Boost Biz Travel With High-Tech Entertainment District

Puerto Rico Aims to Boost Biz Travel With High-Tech Entertainment District

Spencer Lee, Skift

El Distrito is an ambitious plan, and the island is throwing an extraordinary amount of effort toward making it a success. This is something that matters to business leaders. Hopefully, visitors will have the same enthusiasm.

4 months ago

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New Report: Puerto Rico Takes Its Place on the Tourism World Stage

New Report: Puerto Rico Takes Its Place on the Tourism World Stage

Puerto Rico Tourism Company + Skift

Building a resilient destination requires having systems, organizations, and processes in place that are agile and proactive.

5 months ago

The Bahamas Need Tourism at Center of Post-Dorian Recovery

The Bahamas Need Tourism at Center of Post-Dorian Recovery

Rosie Spinks and Danni Santana , Skift

After being ravaged by the unprecedented Hurricane Dorian, the Bahamas is in its most urgent stage of recovery. But with half of its GDP dependent on tourism, it will need to focus its efforts in the coming months on ensuring that travelers still visit.

7 months ago

Travel Advisors Scramble to Find Alternatives for Caribbean-Bound Clients

Travel Advisors Scramble to Find Alternatives for Caribbean-Bound Clients

Paul Biasco, Skift

In the age of mass media, word of incidents in travel destinations quickly spread across the globe, and travel advisors need to be prepared to handle client requests for changes in their wake. It's important for advisors to start looking for backup plans when news begins to break.

8 months ago

Travel Advisors Point to Emerging Trends in U.S. Domestic Tourism

Travel Advisors Point to Emerging Trends in U.S. Domestic Tourism

Maria Lenhart, Skift

While the growth of international visitation to the U.S. is slowing, travel advisors see rising interest among Americans in exploring their own country, often in new ways. Cultural itineraries exploring everything from civil rights history to regional culinary specialties are on the agenda.

9 months ago

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

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

Rosie Spinks, Skift

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.

9 months ago

Culture Is Central in Puerto Rico’s New Marketing Campaign

Culture Is Central in Puerto Rico’s New Marketing Campaign

Isaac Carey, Skift

A good website is critical for branding in this day and age, and the tourism organization made a smart move by investing heavily in design and functionality.

12 months ago