Discover Puerto Rico announced that San Juan will serve as the host for the World Travel & Tourism Council 2020 Global Summit, continuing to prove that the island is more than ready to welcome visitors.

“We’re honored to have been chosen as host destination for the upcoming World Travel and Tourism Council 2020 Global Summit. Puerto Rico is a place where rich culture and natural wonders lay the foundation for an immense bounty of one-of-a-kind experiences,” said Brad Dean, CEO of Discover Puerto Rico, in press materials. “We’re thriving as a destination of global importance and hosting this Summit will elevate even further our tourism offering, positively impacting the local economy. We look forward to welcoming the global tourism industry next year to discover all that Puerto Rico offers.”

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The San Felipe del Morro fortress in Old San Juan. (Photo Credit: Discover Puerto Rico)

The WTTC Global Summit will be held April 21-23, 2020 at the District San Juan, a 5-acre hospitality and entertainment district opening later this year. The complex is currently being designed and is poised to be a vibrant setting for events, conventions and performances in the Caribbean.

“We are delighted to bring next year’s Global Summit to the beautiful tropical Caribbean island of Puerto Rico, a welcoming and diverse destination that is attracting travelers from all over the world,” said Gloria Guevara Manzo, president and CEO of WTTC, in press materials. “We’re particularly excited because the destination provides ease in traveling and doing business since Puerto Rico is a US territory yet has the allure of the Caribbean.”

For more information, visit discoverpuertorico.com and wttc.org.