Puerto Rico’s hotels set for centre boom

Puerto Rico is expanding its hotel infrastructure over the next two years to complement the opening of the Puerto Rico Convention Centre in 2004. New openings include the Embassy Suites Dorado del Mar with 174 rooms, 91 apartments and 10,000m2 of meetings space, and the 150-room Marriott Courtyard in Isla Verde. The $57m (£37m) Martineau Bay Resort will open later this year and have 156 rooms and meetings space for up to 220. Other properties are adding to their offer. The Ritz Carlton Hotel, Spa & Casino is spending $3m (£1.9m) on a 460m2 ballroom and other work. The San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino has refurbished its meeting rooms. Sister properties Hyatt Dorado Beach Resort & Country Club and the Hyatt Regency Cerromar Beach are spending $56m (£36m) on renovation work, while the Caribe Hilton has completed a $65m (£42m) overhaul.

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