As the travel & tourism industry continues on its recovery path, outbound trips from Puerto Rico are increasing, with people eager to resume and reboot their travel plans. According to GlobalData, this pent-up demand, coupled with increased confidence around COVID-19 protocols, is helping to drive the recovery of Puerto Rico’s outbound travel sector. GlobalData provides a complete picture of the outbound destinations from Puerto Rico in its Travel & Tourism in Puerto Rico 2023 report. Buy the report here.

In 2023, projections show that international departures from Puerto Rico are expected to have grown by 44%.

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Outbound travel from Puerto Rico is not dominated by any single destination, but intraregional travel is a noticeable trend. In the case of Puerto Rico, eight of the nine most popular destinations are located in South & Central America.

However, even when focusing only on the top ten, flows to different destinations vary. Understanding the relative size of these and identifying high-potential destinations outside of this list is key to identifying promising growth markets for Puerto Rico as a source market and for destinations to understand current preferences among Puerto Rican travelers so they can better target them.

According to GlobalData’s report, Travel & Tourism in Puerto Rico 2023, the most popular destinations for the country’s travelers include the Dominican Republic, U.S. Virgin Islands, Colombia, Canada and Jamaica among others.

For more detailed analysis of the outbound destinations from Puerto Rico, buy GlobalData’s Travel & Tourism in Puerto Rico 2023 report.

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