FOUNDATION FOR PUERTO RICO’S
VISITOR ECONOMY DATA PORTAL

The Foundation for Puerto Rico’s Visitor Economy Data Portal provides access to visitor’s economic data and statistics. This tool currently consolidates more than five (5) years of periodical tourism official data publications, to provide a comprehensive view on the current state of tourism activity in Puerto Rico. It provides historical data for analysis comparison across countries and tourism indicators. Users can directly download the data compiled from different primary sources of information such as the United Nation World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Puerto Rico Planning Board, the Puerto Rico Ports Authority, the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC), and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). Click here for a full glossary of terms, as each source uses similar terminology in different ways.


PUERTO RICO’S VISITOR ECONOMY HIGHLIGHTS

Total number of International Tourists (in millions)

Source: UNWTO Tourism Highlights Report *2017 numbers still pending

Total spending by International Tourists (in billions of $)

Source: UNWTO Tourism Highlights Report *2017 numbers still pending

Travel & Tourism Impact to GDP (%)

Source: WTTC Highlights Report (2017)

Travel & Tourism Impact on Employments (%)

Source: WTTC Highlights Report (2017)

Travel & Tourism Impact on Employment (in thousands)

Source: WTTC Highlights Report (2017)

PUERTO RICO’S VISITOR ECONOMY SPENDING

Direct Contribution to GDP (%)

Source: WTTC Puerto Rico's Report (2017)

Direct Contribution to GDP (%)

Source: WTTC Puerto Rico's Report (2017)

Visitor's Expenditure by Activity (%)

Source: Puerto Rico Planning Board - Visitor Survey (2012)

Visitor's Expenditure Breakdown (in billions of $)

Source: Puerto Rico Planning Board - Balance of Payments (2017)

Tourists Expenditure Breakdown (in billions of $)

Source: Puerto Rico Planning Board - Balance of Payments (2017)

PUERTO RICO TOURISM COMPANY BUDGET & INCOME

PRTC Budget (in millions of $)

Source: Government of Puerto Rico - Office of Management and Budget (2017)

PRTC Income - Slot Machines & Room Tax

Source: PRTC Memorial Explicativo - Budget 2016-2017

PUERTO RICO’S LODGING CHARACTERISTICS

Hoteliers Registry Inventory Breakdown - Room Tax

Source: PRTC Hoteliers Registry Inventory (2018) Total number of rooms = 27,277

Lodging Inventory Classification (%)

Source: PRTC Hoteliers Registry Inventory - Room Tax Division (2018)

Endorsed Rooms (%)

Source: PRTC Hoteliers Registry Inventory - Room Tax Division (2018)

Not-Endorsed Rooms (%)

Source: PRTC Hoteliers Registry Inventory - Room Tax Division (2018)

Lodging Establishments Endorsed by Region

Source: PRTC Hoteliers Registry Inventory - Room Tax Division (2018)

Lodging Establishments Endorsed by Region - Breakdown

Source: PRTC Hoteliers Registry Inventory - Room Tax Division (2018)

Rooms Endorsed by Region

Source: PRTC Hoteliers Registry Inventory - Room Tax Division (2018)

Rooms Endorsed by Region - Breakdown

Source: PRTC Hoteliers Registry Inventory - Room Tax Division (2018)

PUERTO RICO’S LODGING ACTIVITY

Total Hotel Registrations (in thousands)

Source: PRTC Registrations and Occupancy Report (December 2018)

Total Hotel Registrations by Region

Source: PRTC Registrations and Occupancy Report (ten year average - 2008 to 2018)

Registrations Seasonality

Source: PRTC Registrations and Occupancy Report (ten year average - 2008 to 2018)

Puerto Rico's Lodging Recovery - Total Hotel Registrations (in thousands)

Source: PRTC Registrations and Occupancy Report (February 2019)

PUERTO RICO’S VISITOR FLOW

2017 Breakdown of Visitors in Puerto Rico (in millions)

Source: Puerto Rico Planning Board - Balance of Payments (2017) Total number of Visitors = 5.2 millions

2017 Breakdown of Tourist arrivals to Puerto Rico (in millions)

Source: Puerto Rico Planning Board - Balance of Payments (2017) Total number of Tourists = 3.8 millions

Passenger Flow - Airports Arrivals and Departures (in millions)

Source: Puerto Rico Ports Authority - All Airports (2014-2017)

Passenger Flow - Cruise Ships (in millions)

Source: Puerto Rico Ports Authority - Port of San Juan (2014-2017)

Distribution of Visitors by Place of Stay (%)

Source: Puerto Rico Planning Board - Visitor Survey (2012)

Distribution of Tourists by Place of Stay (in millions)

Source: Puerto Rico Planning Board - Balance of Payments (2017) *Includes Paradores