Puerto Rico Tourism Company
135 W 50th Street 22 Floor NY, NY 10020 212-333-0345 www.SeePuertoRico.com
Varied activities, including golf, dive, spas, nature and adventure appeal to a diverse group of markets, as does its 500 years of history and an authentic Latin culture. Puerto Rico’s high level of resorts and endless beaches makes it a good choice for romance and families.
The fact that Puerto Rico is a commonwealth of the United States, and U.S. citizens do not need passports to visit the Island is a strong sales point. English is widely spoken, and the dollar is the official currency. Clients can enjoy year-round tropical climate with average temperatures between 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit, in a Caribbean destination not far from home. Position it as an exotic, relaxing beach vacation coupled with authentic Latin culture and cuisine.
The Puerto Rico Tourism Company coordinates the marketing and growth of Puerto Rico's tourism sector and supervises all hotel casinos and taxis. This Caribbean island is 110 miles long and 35 miles wide. It has 272 miles of coastline and hundreds of beaches. The capital city of San Juan combines the old and new with modern business structures and services as well as traditional Puerto Rican and colonial Spanish flavors in Old San Juan.
Watersports enthusiasts can enjoy snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, deep-sea fishing and windsurfing. There are more than 100 tennis courts and 12 championship golf courses. Fine dining choices feature Puerto Rican specialties, which is a mix of Spanish, Creole and Indian flavors, as well as cuisines from around the world. Nighttime and cultural activities include international casinos and nightclubs typically located in major hotels, and theater, dance, opera and outdoor concerts. More than 12,000 guest rooms include world-class hotels and resorts. The destination has a quarter million square feet of meeting space. Puerto Rico is easily accessible with three major airports, with Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in San Juan as the largest. Most major hubs, including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., offer daily non-stop service to San Juan. Airlines serving Puerto Rico include American, Continental, Delta, USAir, United, Jet Blue, Northwest, Iberia, and Spirit. American Airlines has made San Juan its hub for all flights to other Caribbean destinations.