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Raising the profile of Colombia as a world tourism destination

When it was time for Proexport, the official tourism promotion organization for Colombia, to launch its new Internet portal, Colombia.travel, it logically saw the inherent impact that .travel would ha

UN voices concern over violence in Colombia

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is calling on Colombian authorities to take necessary measure to protect indigenous people from violence and displacement, as more of them fle

Tourism this week in Latin America

ARGENTINA Buenos Aires registered high levels of occupancy in January and February Hotel occupancy continues to register very high levels in Buenos Aires. According to a report from Ente Turimso of Buenos Aires, January’s average reached 67 percent in all categories, while in February levels were even higher and reached an average of 70 percent.Iguazu will have another 5-star hotel

Chavez is the new peace hero in Colombia

(eTN) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has done it again. He once again helped free Colombian hostages held by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

Colombia’s Medellin: City transformed

On that given afternoon in December last year, a stroll down Medellin, Colombia’s center provided a glimpse of how the city once referred to as “the murder capital of the world” has managed to l