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

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

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

Brazilian Azul and Colombia’s Avianca announce interline agreement

Brazilian Azul and Colombia’s Avianca announce interline agreement

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

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

Bogota hosts 6th International Nightlife Congress

Bogota hosts 6th International Nightlife Congress

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

Avianca Airlines enters its 100th year of uninterrupted operation

Avianca Airlines enters its 100th year of uninterrupted operation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

United Airlines expands partnership with Copa and Avianca

United Airlines expands partnership with Copa and Avianca

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

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

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

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

6.0 Earthquake recorded in the Caribbean Sea

6.0 Earthquake recorded in the Caribbean Sea

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

Avianca launches nonstop service from Munich to Bogotá

Avianca launches nonstop service from Munich to Bogotá

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

Medellin rises amongst North American travelers

Medellin rises amongst North American travelers

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

Hahn Air Group: A20 new partners implemented

Hahn Air Group: A20 new partners implemented

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

Why Bogota becomes the City of International Nightlife in November?

Why Bogota becomes the City of International Nightlife in November?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

ASUR announces total passenger traffic for December 2017

ASUR announces total passenger traffic for December 2017

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

Bogotá`s tourism represents 29.1% of Colombia’s tourism activity

Bogotá`s tourism represents 29.1% of Colombia’s tourism activity

Bogotá accounts for over one fourth of Colombia’s tourism Read More

LATAM Airline Group traffic results for October 2017

LATAM Airline Group traffic results for October 2017

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

ASUR provides update on Colombian acquisition

ASUR provides update on Colombian acquisition

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

It’s a boy!  Born on Lufthansa flight 543 from Bogota to Frankfurt

It’s a boy! Born on Lufthansa flight 543 from Bogota to Frankfurt

A 38 year-old woman from Bulgaria gave birth on Wednesday to a baby boy on a Lufthansa flight over ... Read More

Colombian beach on the banks of the Seine

Colombian beach on the banks of the Seine

From July 26th to 30th, ProColombia and Marca País bring the joy, music and flavor of Colombia to Paris ... Read More

Airline CEO: ‘Standing room only’ coming to VivaColombia soon

Airline CEO: ‘Standing room only’ coming to VivaColombia soon

Passengers could soon find that it’s standing room only in the cabins of their budget airliners – that’s if ... Read More

A deadly day for Colombia Tourism and Medellin

A deadly day for Colombia Tourism and Medellin

It was a deadly day for Colombia Tourism. Dramatic videos circulating on social media show a multi-story ferry rocking ... Read More

Avianca Brasil Launches Its First U.S. Passenger Route in Miami

Avianca Brasil Launches Its First U.S. Passenger Route in Miami

Avianca Brasil, one of Brazil’s largest and fastest-growing airlines, announces the debut of daily nonstop passenger flights between São ... Read More

Ambassador of Colombia presents credentials to World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

Ambassador of Colombia presents credentials to World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)

The Ambassador of Colombia, H.E. Mr Alberto Jacobo Furmanski Goldstein, has presented his credentials to the Secretary-General of the ... Read More

UNWTO Secretary General Election: Five left and more questions for the Executive Council

UNWTO Secretary General Election: Five left and more questions for the Executive Council

The election for the new UNWTO Secretary-General is only two days away and candidates are currently already attending the ... Read More