Category: Colombia travel news

Colombia travel & tourism news for visitors. Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a country largely situated in the north of South America, with land and territories in North America.

Avianca Holdings is looking for 1.2 billion Dollars
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Avianca Holdings is looking for 1.2 billion Dollars

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 18, 2020

Avianca Holdings is a Latin American airline holding company formed in February 2010 by the merger of two airlines, Avianca ... Read More

Colombia joins Spain and Italy in pursuit of “Sanitized Venue” seal for nightlife venues
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Colombia joins Spain and Italy in pursuit of “Sanitized Venue” seal for nightlife venues

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 28, 2020

For several weeks now, the nightlife sector has been working backstage, taking advantage of this period of inactivity to be ... Read More

Colombia Struck by 6.0 Earthquake
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Colombia Struck by 6.0 Earthquake

editor editor- December 24, 2019

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Colombia today, December 24, 2019, at 19:03:52 UTC shaking buildings in the capital, Bogota. This ... Read More

Colombia bans Uber
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Colombia bans Uber

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2019

The Department of Industry and Trade of the Government of Colombia announced new regulation, banning the work of Uber in ... Read More

Delta Air Lines and LATAM to launch codeshare in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru
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Delta Air Lines and LATAM to launch codeshare in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2019

Delta Air Lines and LATAM will launch codeshare for flights operated by certain LATAM affiliates in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru ... Read More

Avoiding overtourism by exploring Colombia’s unexpected alternatives
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Avoiding overtourism by exploring Colombia’s unexpected alternatives

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2019

As Colombia’s tourism star continues to rise—from topping 2020 “must travel” lists to tripling its number of foreign tourists from ... Read More

A Complete Guide to the Nursing Industry in Latin America
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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

Air Canada launches year-round flights from Montreal to Bogotá, Colombia
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Air Canada launches year-round flights from Montreal to Bogotá, Colombia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 18, 2019

Air Canada today announced the introduction of new year-round service between Montreal and Bogotá, Colombia beginning June 2, 2020. Flights ... Read More

Brazilian Azul and Colombia’s Avianca announce interline agreement
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Brazilian Azul and Colombia’s Avianca announce interline agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 24, 2019

Azul, the largest airline in Brazil by number of flight departures and cities served, and Avianca Holdings, one of the ... Read More

ASUR: 2Q19 passenger traffic up in Mexico, Puerto Rico and Colombia
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ASUR: 2Q19 passenger traffic up in Mexico, Puerto Rico and Colombia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 23, 2019

ASUR, an international airport group with operations in Mexico, the U.S., and Colombia, today announced results for the three-and six-month ... Read More

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

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts to restore Cartagena’s architectural gems
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Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts to restore Cartagena’s architectural gems

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, and San Francisco Investments, a subsidiary of Valorem, a business group with ownership of Colombia's ... Read More

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Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of tourism. ... Read More

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism
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ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top 30 ... Read More

Bogota hosts 6th International Nightlife Congress
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Bogota hosts 6th International Nightlife Congress

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019

For the second year in a row, the city of Bogotá (Colombia) will host the 6th International Nightlife Congress and ... Read More

Avianca Airlines enters its 100th year of uninterrupted operation
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Avianca Airlines enters its 100th year of uninterrupted operation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

In 2019 Avianca Airlines celebrates its 100-year anniversary. It ratifies its position as the oldest airline in the Americas and ... Read More

Loro Parque Fundación contributes to successful recovery of Yellow-eared Parrot in Colombia
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Loro Parque Fundación contributes to successful recovery of Yellow-eared Parrot in Colombia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019

Although more than 8,000 kilometers separate the Canary Islands from Colombia, the Yellow-eared Parrot has a vital link with the ... Read More

Power of People proves popular for upcoming BestCities Global Forum in Bogota
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Power of People proves popular for upcoming BestCities Global Forum in Bogota

editor editor- December 3, 2018

Leaders will hold talks, workshops, and programs while also learning about the region and culture of Latin America at the BestCities ... Read More

United Airlines expands partnership with Copa and Avianca
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United Airlines expands partnership with Copa and Avianca

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 30, 2018

United Airlines today announced it has reached an agreement with Compañía Panameña de Aviación S.A. (Copa), Aerovías del Continente Americano ... Read More

Viva Air launches direct route from Miami to Santa Marta, Colombia
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Viva Air launches direct route from Miami to Santa Marta, Colombia

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 29, 2018

Low-cost carrier Viva Air announced a new direct international route between Miami and Santa Marta, Colombia. This will be the ... Read More

6.0 Earthquake recorded in the Caribbean Sea
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6.0 Earthquake recorded in the Caribbean Sea

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 24, 2018

A 6.0 strong earthquake was recorded tonight at 22.40 local time or 3.40 UTC on November 25 in the Caribbean ... Read More

Avianca launches nonstop service from Munich to Bogotá
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Avianca launches nonstop service from Munich to Bogotá

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 19, 2018

South America is now a little closer to Munich. Celebrating a big occasion in grand style, Munich Airport marked the ... Read More

Medellin rises amongst North American travelers
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Medellin rises amongst North American travelers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2018

The Medellin Convention & Visitors Bureau announces impressive and continuous tourism growth with an 18 percent increase in travelers from ... Read More

Hahn Air Group: A20 new partners implemented
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Hahn Air Group: A20 new partners implemented

editor editor- October 18, 2018

Hahn Air has already integrated 20 new carriers into its global network of more than 350 air, rail and shuttle ... Read More

Why Bogota becomes the City of International Nightlife in November?
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Why Bogota becomes the City of International Nightlife in November?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 23, 2018

The city of Bogotá in Colombia will host the 5thInternational Nightlife Congress and the 4th Golden Moon Awards on November ... Read More

Travel and tourism sector acts to protect children across the industry at International Summit
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Travel and tourism sector acts to protect children across the industry at International Summit

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2018

Global representatives of governments, tourism businesses, law enforcement agencies, the UN and civil society are gathering in Bogotá today to ... Read More

Travel sector and global leaders commit to child protection from traveling child sex offenders
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Travel sector and global leaders commit to child protection from traveling child sex offenders

editor editor- June 2, 2018

An International Summit on Child Protection in Travel and Tourism will take place at the Agora Bogota Convention Center in ... Read More

BestCities: Bogotá delegates to embrace ‘The Power of People’
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BestCities: Bogotá delegates to embrace ‘The Power of People’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2018

Associations from all over the world are to descend on Bogotá, Colombia, this December, for a week of inspiring speakers, ... Read More

Bogotá leaps into top 50 world rankings according to International Congress and Convention Association
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Bogotá leaps into top 50 world rankings according to International Congress and Convention Association

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 9, 2018

Bogotá moved to be number 14 in this year’s International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) report. Moving up 14 places ... Read More

New UNWTO Deputy Secretary General, how did he get there?
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New UNWTO Deputy Secretary General, how did he get there?

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- April 25, 2018

He is a good man, and it’s a great improvement for UNWTO, but how he got there may have been ... Read More

Greater Bogotá Convention Bureau: New campaign to showcase the Power of People
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Greater Bogotá Convention Bureau: New campaign to showcase the Power of People

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2018

In recognition of the Global Meetings Industry Day, the BestCities Global Alliance has today announced an exciting new communications strategy ... Read More

“NO” to the massive firing of pilots, “NO” to corporate bullying
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“NO” to the massive firing of pilots, “NO” to corporate bullying

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 5, 2018

Star Alliance Member Avianca, based in Colombia seems to have a serious problems with their pilots and labor rights. The ... Read More

ASUR announces total passenger traffic for December 2017
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ASUR announces total passenger traffic for December 2017

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 6, 2018

Passenger traffic rose 6.1% in Mexico, and declined 23.9% in San Juan and 12.3% in Colombia. Read More

LATAM Airline Group traffic results for October 2017
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LATAM Airline Group traffic results for October 2017

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 13, 2017

LATAM Airlines Group S.A. and its subsidiaries,an  airline group in Latin America, today reported its preliminary monthly traffic statistics for ... Read More

ASUR provides update on Colombian acquisition
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ASUR provides update on Colombian acquisition

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 13, 2017

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V., the first privatized airport group in Mexico and operator of Cancun Airport and ... Read More