SAN JUAN -- The Puerto Rico Tourism Co. will host 13 road shows for
agents this fall, beginning Sept. 18.
During the events, agents will be briefed on new hotels,
renovations, air services, attractions and the Puerto Rico
Officials also will update agents on the "Puerto Rico Is Fun"
promotion that was launched May 15.
The program, which generated more than 2,700 bookings in May and
June, has been extended through Dec. 31.
Value-added benefits of the program include packages with a
fifth night free, room upgrades, 1,000 frequent flyer points and a
discount packet worth about $3,400.
The September schedule is: Sept. 18, Hartford Marriott, Rocky
Hill, Conn.; Sept. 19, Fort Lee Hilton, Fort Lee, N.J.; Sept. 20,
Long Island Marriott, Uniondale, N.Y., and Sept. 21, Sheraton
Society Hill Hotel, Philadelphia.
The October schedule is: Oct. 23, Glendale Hilton, Los Angeles;
Oct. 24, Irvine (Calif.) Marriott; Oct. 25, St. Louis Hilton, and
Oct. 26, Chicago Marriott O'Hare.
The November schedule is: Nov. 1, Post Oak Doubletree, Houston;
Nov. 2, Four Points Sheraton, Cleveland; Nov. 14, Fort Lauderdale
(Fla.) Marriott North; Nov. 15, Charlotte (N.C.) Marriott Executive
Park, and Nov. 16, Crowne Plaza Powers Ferry, Atlanta.
Each show begins at 6 p.m. with cocktails and buffet or a
To make reservations, call (800) 869-4204 or fax (800)