What they are saying about Tourists

Event looks to boost Puerto Rico-Dominican tourism

Santo Domingo.-  A meeting held Wednesday between Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic tourism authorities aims to attract more tourists and increase travel and exchange between both countries.

The meeting was hosted by the Puerto Rico Tourism Office and the Sales Department of its luxury market, Seaborne Airlines, Royal Caribbean and the Dominican Travel and Tourism Agency Association (Adavit).

Puerto Rico Market Sales director Waleska Lugo headed the event, who noted that Puerto Rico, the "Island of the Star," is being promoted today with offers of attractive amenities.

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Newly discovered underwater creatures caught on camera for the first time | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

The deep seas are host to a vast number of extraordinary, completely alien creatures, ranging from the rare and somewhat terrifying Goblin Shark to 18-foot-long sea serpents—and those are just some of the ones we know about. While the oceans cover two-thirds of the planet’s surface, we have only explored some five percent of them, which means that there is almost literally a world of unknown sea creatures out there that we have yet to discover—and these extraordinarily beautiful, yet to be named creatures recently filmed off the coast of Puerto Rico are the most recent to be caught on camera for the first time.

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Puerto Rico seeks proposals for Isla Grande dry dock and superyacht marina complex – Ship Technology

Puerto Rico Ports Authority (PRPA) has issued a request for proposals (RfP) for the rehabilitation, improvement and operation of the Isla Grande Dry Dock in the City of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The proposal also covers the leasing, design, construction, financing and development of a superyacht marina complex.

PRPA executive director Ingrid C Colberg-Rodríguez said: "Puerto Rico is going to be the premier destination in the Caribbean for maintenance, repair and overhaul services of luxury vessels, while further fostering the growth of the service and tourism industries on the island.

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Incredible images of undiscovered deep sea creatures released after Puerto Rico ocean floor expedition – video – Science – News – The Independent

A team of scientists mapping the ocean floor off the coast of Puerto Rico have ccaptured some amazing images of deep sea creatures, some of which have never been seen before.

Scientists from the US government-backed National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration used a remotely operated vehicle across 12 dives to explore the ocean floor to depths up to 20,000ft and then stream their discoveries online.

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10 Favorite Experiences in Old San Juan

By Eki Ramadhan

The oldest European-established settlement under U.S. jurisdiction, Old San Juan is a colorful colonial town that echoes with centuries of history. Culturally and geographically, Old San Juan is quite distinct from the rest of the city. Viejo San Juan – as the locals refer to it--- sits on a tiny island on the north coast of Puerto Rico and is connected to the mainland of Puerto Rico by three bridges. A lively and walkable town, it oozes with energy and joie de vivre, its narrow cobblestone-lined streets literally pulsating with the dynamic rhythm of the Caribbean. Its restaurants offer a one-of-a-kind gastronomic experiences; its colonial architecture is some of the finest in the region. Want to experience it yourself? Try the following 10 experiences:

Read more: http://www.frommers.com/slideshows/847905-10-favorite-experiences-in-old-san-juan#slide847998#ixzz3bTFH7ydl

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