Tag: Colombia

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

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

VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor
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VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019

–VP Plaza España Design, a five-star luxury hotel located on Plaza de España on Gran Via, announces its official partnership ... Read More

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings
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Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six of ... Read More

33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors
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33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo draws nearly 700 exhibitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019

Hong Kong will host the 33rd Hong Kong International Tourism Expo (ITE) from June 13 to 16. The major travel ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

Latin America’s 50 best restaurants 2019 will be announced
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Latin America’s 50 best restaurants 2019 will be announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019

The seventh annual list of Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, will be announced on ... 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

Okanagan Tourism in British Columbia preparing for summer crisis management
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Okanagan Tourism in British Columbia preparing for summer crisis management

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019

This tourist region in British Colombia, Canada is known as the Okanagan is a region It's known for its wineries ... 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

The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza
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The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

In a recent meeting of members of the association "Ocio de Ibiza" (Ibiza's Nightlife Association), affiliated to the International Nightlife ... 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

Pride flies with United Airlines
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Pride flies with United Airlines

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

Today, United Airlines announced new and exciting opportunities to help customers celebrate Pride Month through MileagePlus Exclusives benefitting United charity ... 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

Deputy UNWTO Secretary General ready to quit? Jaime Alberto Cabal Sanclemente may resign
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Deputy UNWTO Secretary General ready to quit? Jaime Alberto Cabal Sanclemente may resign

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 10, 2019

Jaime Alberto Cabal Sanclemente of Colombia may have enough serving as the deputy secretary General for the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). He ... Read More

Avianca announces CEO retirement
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Avianca announces CEO retirement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Avianca Holdings S.A. today announced that Hernán Rincón Lema has notified the Avianca Holdings Board of Directors that he plans ... Read More

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion
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Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon ... Read More

How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism
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How safe is travel to Africa? African Tourism Board appoints SaferTourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019

African Tourism Board, (ATB)  has travel and security on its top agenda when attracting visitors to the continent. At the upcoming ... Read More

1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition: Who made the list?
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1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition: Who made the list?

editor editor- April 3, 2019

The 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition recognizes the contribution of startups in the development of a more competitive and ... Read More

Follow travel journalists of “The Bucket List Family”
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Follow travel journalists of “The Bucket List Family”

editor editor- March 26, 2019

The Bucket List Family is a family of five, including three small children, who travel the world together documenting and ... Read More

African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors
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African Tourism Board tackles visitor surety to keep Africa safe for visitors

editor editor- March 25, 2019

The official launch of the newly-founded African Tourism Board is only two weeks away, and the U.S.-based interim Chairman Juergen ... Read More

Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism announces new Executive Director
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Florida Space Coast Office of Tourism announces new Executive Director

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 5, 2019

After an extensive search process, Brevard County has selected veteran Florida marketing executive Peter Cranis as its new head of ... Read More

Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries
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Portugal, Sweden, and Canada most LGBT-friendly travel countries

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first time ... Read More

Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US
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Trade war tensions and Kilauea volcano trims tourism from Asia to the US

editor editor- February 14, 2019

The number of tourists arriving in the United States from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2%* last year, The ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister calls for ongoing investments in tourism
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Jamaica Tourism Minister calls for ongoing investments in tourism

editor editor- January 31, 2019

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says tourism has to be sustained and this requires ongoing investment to improve existing ... Read More

Small- and Medium-sized Businesses are Vital Sources of Stability
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Small- and Medium-sized Businesses are Vital Sources of Stability

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 30, 2019

With a record-breaking 4.31 million travelers visiting Jamaica in 2018, the island nation’s tourism industry is poised to boost its ... Read More

New York, Thailand, Portugal and the Basque Country land at FITUR GAY (LGBT+)
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New York, Thailand, Portugal and the Basque Country land at FITUR GAY (LGBT+)

editor editor- January 26, 2019

The gay segment, which makes up more than 10% of tourists worldwide, is responsible for almost 16% of total travel ... 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

Miami International Airport: 45 million passengers for the first time ever
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Miami International Airport: 45 million passengers for the first time ever

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019

Miami International Airport passed the 45-million-passenger milestone for the first time ever in 2018, serving nearly one million more travelers ... 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

World Tourism Organization announces finalists of 15th UNWTO Awards
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World Tourism Organization announces finalists of 15th UNWTO Awards

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has announced the finalists to win the 15th UNWTO Awards, which recognize inspirational projects having ... Read More

Carnival Cruise Line adds San Francisco to its West Coast port network
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Carnival Cruise Line adds San Francisco to its West Coast port network

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018

Carnival Cruise Line today announced that for the first time, it will offer a series of cruises from San Francisco, ... Read More

Tourism safety in Jamaica: Behind the current headlines of rape and cover up
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Tourism safety in Jamaica: Behind the current headlines of rape and cover up

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018

Jamaica recently emerged as one of the most progressive destinations in the world when it comes to travel tourism safety ... Read More

Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP
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Top international countries and events at 40th SIGEP

editor editor- December 12, 2018

The appointment at SIGEP 2019 already has the participation of over 20 countries scheduled Read More

Former Colombian President to be keynote speaker for upcoming international tourism event
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Former Colombian President to be keynote speaker for upcoming international tourism event

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2018

Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says that Álvaro Uribe, former President of Colombia, is the keynote speaker for the ‘Global ... Read More

Saint Lucia scores World Travel Award again
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Saint Lucia scores World Travel Award again

editor editor- December 4, 2018

Saint Lucia has been named the 2018 World’s Leading Honeymoon Destination by World Travel Awards. Read More

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