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Discover Puerto Rico promotes special offers to tourists

By on June 12, 2020

(Screen capture of https://www.discoverpuertorico.com/)

Businesses can create their listing, upload deals and discounts 

SAN JUAN – Discover Puerto Rico, the island’s destination marketing organization (DMO), has launched deals and special offers on its website as businesses prepare to welcome tourists back.

Accommodations, destination management companies (DMCs) and tour operators, as well as tourist attractions will be able to upload their promotions directly to the official tourism website. 

On DiscoverPuertoRico.com, there already are more than 6,000 local business listings and points of interest around the island, which include lodging, restaurants, attractions, tours, museums and transportation services.

“Our goal is to provide added value incentives for visitors to enhance their travel experience to Puerto Rico. We urge local tourism-related businesses to use compelling, descriptive language in your entry, and focus on offers that will draw visitors from outside the island,” explained Brad Dean, CEO of Discover Puerto Rico. 

Accommodations include hotels, paradores, bed & breakfasts and vacation rentals. Within the deals page, visitors may seek offers such as “get a free night after a minimum length of stay,” discount or credit during your stay, and additional value-add amenities or activities at the property.

Tour operator and attraction partners may submit tour discounts, enhanced experiences, free premium items or other special offers. 

For a business to upload their deal or special offer it must follow specific guidelines and have a listing on the Discover Puerto Rico website. If the tourism-related business does not have a listing, they can email Discover Puerto Rico with their: business name, physical address, website, business phone number and a brief description of the business. The DMO will create the listing and guide the business through the process on how to use the extranet and update their information directly. 

“We strongly encourage businesses to create their listing on our website if they haven’t done so already. This is a free opportunity for tourism-businesses across the island to take advantage of the more than 200,000 (avg) visits to our website each month. These consumers are highly interested in our destination and providing them with deals, discounts, packages and special offers will only further enhance the likelihood of securing their visit,” Dean added.