SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- If all goes according to plan, Puerto
Rico's room inventory will increase 18% to 15,292 rooms by the end
Milton Segarra, executive director of Puerto Rico Tourism Co.,
said 24 new hotel projects representing an investment of $580
million currently are under construction on the island.
On the back burner are another 42 hotel projects totaling 5,807
rooms that are under consideration.
Total investment in present and planned projects is $1.9