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Tour Guides
Tour guides play an extremely important role in promoting a destination. These professionals offer not only information, but also enhance the image of the destination as well as enhance the experience of a visitor visiting a place or tourist attraction. As a key element in the quality and way that a customer understands and enjoys the activities during his visit, the profession has to follow high quality standards. The CTPR is the agency selected by the government of Puerto Rico to supervise the certification and education of tourist guides on the island.

Click on the link to learn more about how to get the tour guide certification and the laws and regulations that apply to the profession in Puerto Rico.

Travel Agencies
A travel agent is a person who serves as an intermediary between service providers for travelers, such as airlines, hotels and consumers. They offer advice on transportation options, accommodations and details regarding trip planning. Most travel agents are affiliated to a travel agency but some are self-employed. The tourist Transportation Department of the Puerto Rico tourism company ensures that travel agencies operate under applicable law and serves as a mediator when difficulties arise with a client.

Click on the link to learn more about the laws and regulations that apply to travel agencies in Puerto Rico.