VISITOR ECONOMY INSIDER SERIES

Episode 4: Interview with Peter Hopgood, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at International Hospitality Enterprises
Date: June 14th, 2019
On this episode, Peter Hopgood, the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at International Hospitality Enterprises, shared insightful information about revenue management, the role of a revenue manager and the industry metrics for monitoring and evaluation. We also dove in on short term rentals and their impact on a tourism destination and the lodging industry. 

 

Episode 3 (Part 2): Interview with Carla Campos, Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC)
Date: May 1st, 2019
On the second part of our Visitor Economy Insider Series interview with Carla Campos, she dove into the recurring maritime transportation system issues to Vieques and Culebra, and the importance of being a home port in the cruise industry.

 

Episode 3 (Part 1): Interview with Carla Campos, Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (PRTC)
Date: May 1st, 2019
As part of our Visitor Economy Insider Series, Carla Campos, Executive Director at the PRTC, spoke to us about the new role of the Tourism Company after the creation of the DMO and emerging issues in the tourism industry on the island, such as short-term rentals, the maritime transportation system to Vieques and Culebra, and the cruise industry on our home ports.

 

Episode 2 (Part 2): Interview with Rodrick Miller, CEO of Invest Puerto Rico
Date: April 8th, 2019
Miller acknowledges that a lot of hard work lies ahead in order to achieve Invest Puerto Rico’s purpose on the island. “This is going to take a concerted effort of the public, private, and non-profit sector.” Listen in to find out more about reshaping the island’s investment opportunities and how organizations are going to take part in these initiatives. 

 

Episode 2 (Part 1): Interview with Rodrick Miller, CEO of Invest Puerto Rico
Date: April 8th, 2019
In this two part interview, we talked with Invest Puerto Rico’s newly appointed CEO, Rodrick Miller, about the efforts to promote the island as an investment destination. 

 

Episode 1: Full Interview with Brad Dean, CEO of Discover Puerto Rico
Date: February 12th, 2019
Brad Dean, CEO of Discover Puerto Rico, joined Arnaldo Cruz, Research Director of Foundation for Puerto Rico to dive into what tourism looked like for Puerto Rico in 2018, as well as a look forward into 2019.