Puerto Rico tourism industry marks one year anniversary of Hurricane Maria

Residents of Humacao — one of the Island’s hardest hit communities that became well known for the SOS image that went viral in the immediate aftermath of the storm — are encouraging travelers to be part of the Puerto Rico’s comeback story. (PRNewsfoto/Discover Puerto Rico)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Discover Puerto Rico has announced a new initiative to underscore the progress Puerto Rico’s tourism industry has made since Hurricane Maria.

As the one year mark approaches and old imagery resurfaces in the news and in social media, local tourism and community members are rallying audiences everywhere, including news media, to #CoverTheProgress and share real-time Island imagery and the many milestones that have led the Island in one of the greatest comeback stories in…

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