Category: Argentina travel news

Argentina Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Argentina is a country located mostly in the southern half of South America. Sharing the bulk of the Southern Cone with Chile to the west, the country is also bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Brazil to the northeast, Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Drake Passage to the south. With a mainland area of 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi).

Strong earthquake rocks Santiago del Estero, Argentina

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2019

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Argentina's Santiago del Estero Province today. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.0 Date-Time • 24 Dec ... Read More

Will Argentina Tourist Dollar be the industry’s demise?

Mario Masciullo - Special to eTN Mario Masciullo - Special to eTN- December 24, 2019

A new measure to curb the devaluation of the Argentina peso and encourage tourism in the country is being considered ... Read More

Riots have taken heavy toll on Chile tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2019

According to the latest travel industry research, the recent riots in Chile have taken a tremendous toll on tourism to ... Read More

Visiting Argentina? Be alert after tourist shot outside Faena Art Hotel in Buenos Aires

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- December 15, 2019

An ambush took place outside the Faena Art Hotel, a  five-star hotel in Buenos Aires when a British tourist got ... Read More

Argentina promotes gastronomy tourism through China’s largest video platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 29, 2019

With an outbound tourism that has shown a strong sustained growth in the last decade, China represents endless development possibilities. ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes near the coast of Coquimbo, Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 4, 2019

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck near the coast of Coquimbo, Chile today. Authorities in Chile said the quake was felt ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Ministry to forge partnerships with Argentina

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says his Ministry is in talks with the Argentine Republic to forge partnerships in ... Read More

A Complete Guide to the Nursing Industry in Latin America

editor editor- October 21, 2019

Latin America has seen tremendous societal growth and development in the past 50 years, bringing entire industries and markets to ... Read More

Buenos Aires joins UNWTO network of Tourism Observatories as city looks closely at tourism impacts

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 29, 2019

Buenos Aires has become the latest city to join the International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO), a pioneering initiative ... Read More

Buenos Aires joins World Tourism Organization network of Tourism Observatories

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- August 29, 2019

Buenos Aires has become the latest city to join the International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO), a pioneering initiative ... Read More

Argentina hopes to attract more Chinese tourists with ‘Hilton Huanying’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 15, 2019

Argentina is banking on "Hilton Huanying" program that derives from the Chinese word for "welcome", to attract more Chinese tourism. ... Read More

First Wyndham Garden hotel opens in Argentina

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 12, 2019

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the hotel franchising company, with approximately 9,200 hotels across more than 80 countries on six ... Read More

Marriott International: First W Hotel In Argentina

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 11, 2019

Born from the bold attitude and 24/7 culture of New York City, W Hotels, part of Marriott International, Inc., has disrupted and redefined ... Read More

US and Argentina agree to modernize 1985 Air Transport Services Agreement

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 26, 2019

Today, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao and Argentine Minister of Transport Guillermo Dietrich signed a Protocol of Amendment ... Read More

UNWTO Deputy Secretary General Sanclemente leaves: Gustavo Santo from Argentina next?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 20, 2019

There will be a farewell cocktail tonight at UNWTO Madrid to say farewell to the UNWTO Deputy Secretary-General Mr. Jaime ... Read More

Argentina welcomes new nonstop American Airlines flight from Miami to Cordoba

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 19, 2019

On June 7, American Airlines launched the start of new nonstop service from Miami to Cordoba. The new service will ... Read More

Not only tourism came to an end in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay Sunday

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 16, 2019

Not only tourism came to a stillstand on Sunday, but most activities were cut off to many ten millions of ... Read More

Tourists are cashing in on Argentina’s economic woes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019

International travelers are flocking to Argentina, taking advantage of the poorly performing peso to boost the value of their holiday ... Read More

Brazils changing LGBT policies may mean tourism increase for Argentina

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019

Argentina and Brazil had always been competing. This is not only true for soccer, but also for tourism. Anti-LGBT policies in ... Read More

UNWTO and Unidigital support innovation and entrepreneurship in the Americas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) provided its support at the inauguration in Argentina of the first specialized hub for tourism ... Read More

The World is Right Here: Hilton shows how with synchronized events

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 21, 2018

Hilton, brought to life the brand's tagline of "The World is Right Here" through a synchronized event at properties in ... Read More

Imposter with walkie-talkie “clears” plane for take off at Buenos Aires airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 14, 2018

A private pilot in Argentina made what appears to be the worst-advised prank ever when he set his walkie-talkie frequency ... Read More

South American travel slows following Argentina debt crisis

editor editor- September 25, 2018

Argentina citizens reining in their appetite to travel as shown in flight bookings for last 4 months of the year ... Read More

Airbus Perlan Mission II soars to over 62,000 feet, sets altitude world record

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 27, 2018

Airbus Perlan Mission II made history again yesterday in El Calafate, Argentina, by soaring to a pressure altitude of over ... Read More

Nine Chilean passenger planes forced to land over phony bomb threats

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 18, 2018

Nine planes in Chilean, Peruvian and Argentinian airspace have been forced to make emergency landings over bomb threats. Read More

Boca Juniors new Jersey: Qatar Airways has a big part of it

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 22, 2018

Qatar Airways and Boca Juniors are pleased to reveal the top Argentinian football club’s new jersey, featuring the airline’s logo. ... Read More

Fallout from financial turmoil in Argentina having a huge impact on travel

editor editor- June 20, 2018

Outbound travel bookings collapsed after the Peso crashed in May and Argentina President Macri asked the IMF for a bailout. ... Read More

Qatar Airways announces partnership with football sporting giants Boca Juniors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2018

Qatar Airways is further strengthening its sporting partnerships around the world with the announcement that from the upcoming season (2018/19) ... Read More

UNWTO: Tourism’s leading role in creating more and better jobs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2018

Global unemployment is still on a high with over 190 million in 2018, according to the International Labor Organization (ILO). ... Read More

WTTC Summit 2018 Buenos Aires: Was it worth it?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2018

The 2018 World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) annual summit 2018 concluded in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Thursday, April 19, ... Read More

Top 10 things we learned at WTTC on day 2

editor editor- April 20, 2018

On the final day of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, held on ... Read More

WTTC Members join fight against illegal wildlife trade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2018

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has today launched a new initiative for the Travel & Tourism sector to ... Read More

The Buenos Aires Declaration on Travel & Tourism and Illegal Wildlife Trade

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 19, 2018

World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has today launched a new initiative for the Travel & Tourism sector to join ... Read More

The winners are… : WTTC 2018 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 19, 2018

WTTC is delighted to announce the 2018 leaders in sustainable tourism at the 2018 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards ceremony. The ... Read More

WTTC announces winners of 2018 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2018

WTTC is delighted to announce the 2018 leaders in sustainable tourism at the 2018 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards ceremony. The ... Read More