US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are AirBnB’s most rented Caribbean destinations

The United States Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico top AirBnB’s list of most rented destinations in the Caribbean this year. Since the devastation of Hurricanes María and Irma last year, many feared it would be years until the islands regained their reputation as top vacation spots for sun-seeking tourists. This is optimistic news for two territories whose economies rely heavily on the travel and tourism industry. In 2017 it was estimated that 10.4% of Puerto Rico’s GDP came from travel and tourism and about 11% for the US Virgin Islands, with about 10% of both territories citizens working within...

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