Tourism’s ability to foster inclusive development and social transformation will be the focus of the upcoming 21st Session of the UNWTO General Assembly meeting in Medellín, Colombia (12-17 September 2015). The Assembly takes places at a most dynamic time for the tourism sector. With five consecutive years of robust growth, tourism has been a, Read More
From 28 April to 2 May, the Colombian coastal city of Valledupar is bringing out its best asset: “Vallenato.” The 48th Annual Festival of the Vallenata Legend pays tribute to the “López Dynasty” and will offer new events in its programming. The Festival of the Vallenata Legend, the best popular folkloric culture festival held, Read More
by Liliana Aceves When indigenous communities in México, El Salvador, and Honduras heard about the the Universal Multicultural Dialogue II (UMD II), they responded quickly. As announced in TIO last December, UMD II is an international interfaith festival being held in Guadalajara from May 6-9, 2015. Thousands will participate, as they did at the, Read More
The 450th anniversary of the Marvelous City will be the theme of the biggest New Year’s Eve event in open air in the world: the New Year’s Eve in Copacabana. The event will start the celebrations, which begins at the turn of 2015, and continues until February 2016. The event aims to share with, Read More
Cruceros Australis announces new off-season sailings out of Ushuaia in September of 2004. The three-day cruises include a disembarkment at Cape Horn with a visit to the Cap-Hornier which honors sailors lost attempting to surround the cape.
Beat the summer heat with a ski vacation to South America. While North America is melting under the summer sun, winter is in full swing down south. Moguls Mountain Travel is offering several exciting ski packages and vacations to South America at the resorts of Valle Nevado and Portillo in Chile and Las Leñas, Read More
THE GAMES have ended but Peru’s tourism expectations for soccer tournament Copa America have not been met, Gestion newspaper reported. Gerstion newspaper said Peru’s tourism organization, National Chamber of Tourism estimated, had predicted approximately 20,000 foreign tourists attendees to the games.
The 4th Latin American Travel Trade Mart will be held on the 23rd and 24th of September 2004 at Los Delfines Hotel, organized by Travel Update and sponsored by the Foreign Affairs Ministry. The main objective of the Latin American Travel Trade Mart is to gather in the same place the most important iberoamerican, Read More
Chile’s travel industry reaped a record high $1.1 billion dollars worth of hard-currency revenues all through 2003. A report issued by the countrys Tourism National Service (SERNATUR), points out that as many as 1,696,889 tourists visited the South American nation last year. Experts believe the nation is in a position to reach the two-million-visitor, Read More
Argentina’s arms are wide open to welcome at least 7.35 million tourists anytime soon as scores of trippers are expected to bring down the house in local resorts for the beginning of the summertime season in the southern hemisphere. For many experts, this is clear sign that the consumer index is back on track,, Read More