Barranquitas

Puerto Rico Rain Forest Tour

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Barranquitas is a small mountain town in central Puerto Rico, located about 1 1/2 hours out of the capital city of San Juan. Filled with ecological treasures,  Bocas Canyon, contains breathtaking waterfalls , caves , sinkholes, ponds , and unsurpassed flora and fauna.

Cultural history shines at the house of the family of Don Luis Muñoz Rivera. Currently it used as a museum where visitors can observe the office, the car and the various rooms of the house. Besides its historical value, the structure is characterized by the simplicity of its architectural components and the use of wood, both for the structure and for details.

In addition to the history of the town it possesses a beautiful town center called “La Plaza Bicentenaria Monsignor Miguel A. Mendoza”. It was rebuilt in 2003 and designed by architect Jose A. Colon in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of foundation of the town. 

Puerto Rico Luxury Shopping at Mall Of San Juan

Puerto Rico Luxury ShoppingPuerto Rico Luxury Shopping finally has The Mall of San Juan.  The grand opening was March 26, 2015.   It is the closest mall to the airport, located just across the bridge.   Or clients arrive in only minutes to begin their shopping adventure.  Airport service includes pick up right in front of the terminal area by one of our professionally chauffeurs.  If already in the San Juan area then the chauffeur provide the pickup right in front of the hotel lobby.

Clients are chauffeured to the Puerto Rico luxury shopping mall where the car can wait for while you shop.  Or a transfer can be provided for the chauffeur to come back and provide the pick up at a specific time. The Mall of San Juan offers state-of-the-art, two-level, enclosed mall. It features prestige names like Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue.  Traveling with small children can be a challenge when shopping so the mall offers a play area.  Shopping is exhausting so why not enjoy the terrace, where there is an astounding view, facing San José Lagoon and San Juan.

When finished all the packages can be loaded in the car.  The chauffeur will proceed to return you to any of the choice San Juan Hotels, such as the DoubleTree by Hilton, La Concha, The Marriott or the Ritz Carlton.  Each hotel offers shopping packages.

DoubleTree by Hilton San Juan

You can check out more information at: http://www.themallofsanjuan.com/

Laws in Puerto Rico

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February 2016

Below is the only information that GHSA has received regarding highway safety laws in Puerto Rico. For more information, contact the Puerto Rico Traffic Safety Commission.

Hand-held Ban All Cell Phone Ban Text Messaging Ban Crash
Data
School Bus Drivers Novice Drivers All Drivers School Bus Drivers Novice Drivers
Yes
(Primary)
Yes
(Primary)
Covered under all driver ban

Source: Puerto Rico Traffic Safety Commission.

Child Restraint Required
unless indicated, # refers to Yrs.(Lbs.)
Adult Safety Belt Permissible
unless indicated, # refers to Yrs.(Lbs.)
Maximum Fine
1st Offense
<4 in child safety seat; 4 – 8 (or <57″) in booster seat; <12 in rear seat >9 (or >57″) $100

Source: Puerto Rico Traffic Safety Commission.

Motorcyclists Bicyclists
Universal Helmet Law (Year Enacted) Partial Law Universal Helmet Law Repealed
Yes

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Type of Law Who is Covered (Yrs.) In What Seat Maximum Fine 1st Offense
Primary >9 (or >57″) $50

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Carey International renews franchise in Puerto Rico

Carey ®  International renews franchise in Puerto Rico.

Check out the article here: https://www.carey.com/news/carey-international-renews-franchise-license-puerto-rico

15 Nov 2015 / Franchise /
 by Jake Shepich

Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 2015 — Carey International, Inc., the leading provider of innovative chauffeured service solutions, customer-centric travel technology, and ground transportation logistics management has renewed its Carey® franchise agreement in Puerto Rico.

Carey Puerto Rico was founded in 1989, as Royal Star Limousine, Inc., and is a family owned and operated business that focuses on service delivery. It was awarded the Carey Franchise in 1998. Carey Puerto Rico’s thoroughly-vetted chauffeurs meet Carey International’s high standards for safety, professionalism and etiquette. They are fully bilingual, tour-guide trained and certified by the Puerto Rico Tourism Commission. “Our unwavering commitment to delivering the Carey experience to our clients with safe and reliable transportation has remained unchanged for 17 years,” states Jose El Coro and Erica Gardner, owners of Carey Puerto Rico. “We are honored to continue to operate as the Carey franchise in Puerto Rico and deliver the superior service that customers expect when traveling with Carey.”

“At a time when the industry is gravitating toward mass commoditization, Carey’s franchise system of standards and policies will allow the Carey name to stand out among the competition and build sustainable competitive advantage” said Gary L. Kessler, President and Chief Executive Officer of Carey International, Inc. “We are fortunate to partner and franchise with a company such as Carey Puerto Rico that embodies our system of standards and allows Carey to expand our position in the marketplace.”

Carey Puerto Rico is the latest Carey Franchise to renew its agreement with Carey International, Inc. Carey’s exclusive global franchise network ensures that anywhere passengers travel, regardless of the destination; they will receive Carey’s personalized attention to detail. The Carey Franchise Network consists of corporate-owned and independently-owned franchise locations, operating as Carey under the guidance of Carey International, Inc., and are located in major business centers around the world. These franchises are governed by and operate utilizing the Carey International Operations & Standards Manual©.

About Carey International, Inc.

Carey International is the trusted leader in innovative chauffeured service solutions, customer-centric travel technology, and ground transportation logistics management; providing world-class service, unparalleled safety, and general peace of mind to the world’s most discerning travelers since 1921. Spanning more than 1000 cities worldwide, Carey’s award-winning global franchise network offers consistent standards of service and unmatched business control for both travelers and arrangers across two distinct brands.

Carey® features a world-class fleet of late-model executive and luxury vehicles, a corps of professional chauffeurs, and a full portfolio of specialized transportation logistics management services.

Embarque® offers smart, modern transportation utilizing a fleet of EPA SmartWay™ certified fuel-efficient vehicles and a team of professional drivers dedicated to offering a unique car service experience that raises the bar on efficiency and productivity for any class of traveler.

Contact:

Jake Shepich

630-337-1059

Jacob.shepich@carey.com

 

February Newsletter

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Christmas Team Lunch

 

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This year for our Holiday employee lunch, we had the

pleasure of taking our team to Tomate Restaurant. 

 Tomate Restaurant is a Mexican Fusion and Margarita

Bar located in Isla Verde, PR.  Our experience there was

amazing. They have delicious foods and tasty drinks.

We highly recommend this place if you are looking

for an inexpensive, delicious, and fun place to eat.   

 

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For More information on Tomatoes Restaurant

please visit their website : tomatepr.com