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Tourism this week in Latin America  Mar 19, 2009

Argentine Airlines increases flights to the South
Between the 1 of May and the 31 of July, Argentine Airlines and Austral will increase their frequencies to Ushuaia to thirty five weekly operations, whereas in the same time Grande River will receive ten weekly frequencies.

Buquebus with WiFi on board
Buquebus already has the wireless service of Internet in its ship Juan Patricio, which will also allow to improve the signal of cellular telephony and even to use the Skype system during the travel. This free service of wireless Internet is offering in Montevideo-Buenos Aires-Montevideo direct line and permits its clients to work comfortably on their personal computer, while the travel is developing.

Fen Hotels with new facilities in Buenos Aires
Fen Hotels inaugurated the Dazzler Tower Maipu and Splendor Palermo Hollywood, boutique style of avant-garde design of the chain that opened its doors the first of March. The building of eight floors arranges 21 Concept rooms totally equipped and with wi-fi connection without additional cost. The Dazzler Tower Maipu has ninety spacious Classic rooms

Azul prepares its arrival to Rio de Janeiro
Although there is not yet specific date, the airline announced its arrival to the Santos Domunt Airport, where it will perform one of its hubs of distribution.

Delta Airlines with direct flights from Atlanta
From the first of July to the fourteenth of August, Delta Air lines will have three weekly direct flights Recife-Atlanta and three weekly flights Fortaleza-Atlanta. In addition, it will unite Atlanta and Brazil from the 17 of December, with a Boeing 757, three times per week. The Airline confirmed that the 21 of may will begin direct flights from Sao to Los Angeles.

BoA anticipates to begin commercial flights the 20 of March
Bolivian of Aviation would initiate its operations from the 20 of March after the Superintendence of Transport grants the Certificate of Commercial Operator. It is anticipated that its inaugural flight is the next 19 of March and begins the commercial operations the following day. The first flight would be La Paz-Cochabamba-La Paz route.

AeroSur includes Miami-Cochabamba direct flights
AeroSur now includes direct flights from Miami to Cochabamba. This new service will allow the users to save time, avoiding scales and will give the greater distinction to the International Airport of Cochabamba, Jorge Wilsterman, because a direct connection with one of the most important airport of the world is establishing.

Copa requests authorization to flight to Santa Cruz
Copa Airlines asked for authorization to operate to Bolivia. That request, that aspires to cover the route Panama-Santa Cruz-Panama, will be considered in a date not yet defined in a public audience.

Fourth hotel of Casa Andina in Miraflores at the end of the year
The chain of hotels Casa Andina will invest US$ 10 millions in its plans of expansion during the 2009. This include the construction of the new Casa Andina Classics hotel (three stars), that would be its fourth hotel in Miraflores. The new Andean House Classic will offer 160 rooms in 11 floors. The inauguration is planed to be within a year.

Five stars hotel will be constructed in Ucayali with US$ 4millions investment
Inversiones TuriĢsticas de la AmazoniĢa will assign US $ 4 millions to the construction of the five stars Ucayali River Hotel in Pucallpa city. The hotel will have 101 rooms in its more than 3000 m2. In it initial stage it will open 68 rooms, among which it will count on eight suites and one presidential suite. Moreover, the large room equipped for 500 people, business center, restaurant, casino, swimming pool in the terrace, among others services.

Lambayeque will have its first museum of religious art
The district of MonsefuĢ in Lambayeque will have its first museum of religious art that will be equipped in the complex of the church San Pedro. The museum will have an exposition hall to exhibit the attire and the vestments of the Captive Lord of MonsefuĢ, the patron saint of this zone, and a special room for the exhibition of his jewels. The investment of the project ascends to S/. 125. 000.

The Lima-Huanuco-Lima tourist train will leave twice per month from April
From April and to November, the Lima-Huanuco-Lima tourist train will increase from one to two its frequencies of trips every month, being its next departure for Friday 20 of March. In April the departures will be Thursday 9 and Friday 24.

UNESCO analyzes the possibility to remove GalaĢpagos out of heritage in danger
UNESCO is studying the possibility to remove or not Galapagos out of the Heritages in Danger list, this, after analyzing the last report that Ecuador sent on the undertaken actions to improve its conservation. The luck of the Ecuadorian archipelago will be defined the 18 of June during the meeting of the Heritage Committee in Sevilla, Spain. There the Representatives of the 21 one countries members, among them Brazil and Barbados representing Latin America, will evaluate if Ecuador adjusted to the recommendations to take better care of their main natural heritage.

Lan prepares its arrival to Cartagena
LAN Peru will begin direct flights, Wednesday and Sunday, between Lima and Cartagena the 29 of April, for which it has already advanced in the preparation of its operations in the Rafael NunĢƒes airport

Hotel opens within hospital
A private hospital of the Mexico City have inaugurated in its facilities a Holiday Inn in order to attend the called medical tourism, travelers who visit the country in order to perform some surgery or treatment. The hotel has 72 rooms and has as main goal to provide a new additional service for patients and relatives who require staying in this hospital center. The facilities of the hotel are between fifth floor and seventh of the third tower of the building, located in the south of the Mexican capital.

Mexicana Inter began domestic flights
Recently, Mexicana Inter began operations attending the Mexican domestic and regional market. The company, subsidiary of Mexicana Group- which controls the Mexicana de AviacioĢn and Click-, will fly, in the beginning all its routes from Guadalajara to Puerto Vallarta, Torreon, Veracruz, Monterrey, Chihuahua, Ciudad Juarez, Mazatlan and Tampico, among others destinations.

Aeromexico announced growth of its fleet
Aeromexico informed that, during the current year, will maintain its strategy of expansion and investments, for this reason, during the next six months, its Aeromexico Connect regional line will receive 7 airplanes Embraer 145 with capacity of 50 passengers, with these airplanes the company will offer service to 12 national routes and cover 48 destinations in the country.

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