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PROMPERÚ joins the WTTC Nature Guardians

LATAM NEWS PROMPERÚ joins the WTTC Nature Guardians PROMPERÚ is now part of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) initiative for a responsible and sustainable revival of tourism.   For Peru, sustainable tourism has become an essential element of development...

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5 alternative experiences in Argentina!

LATAM NEWS 5 alternative experiences in Argentina! Sleeping in the middle of a salar, diving with wild sea lions, or making your own wine. There are a multitude of curious, fun and sensational experiences to be had in Argentina, here is a selection!   Luxury camping...

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6 events in December not to be missed in Latin America!

LATAM NEWS 6 events in December not to be missed in Latin America! ECUADOR 24/12 Passage of the Travelling Child, Cuenca On 24 December, a large procession takes place from the neighbourhoods of El Vado and San Sebastian, in the west of Cuenca, to the Calderon Park....

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Silver Endeavour, a luxury expedition ship in Antarctica

LATAM NEWS Silver Endeavour, a luxury expedition ship in Antarctica   Silversea Cruises officially launched the Silver Endeavour, formerly Crystal Endeavor, the world's most luxurious expedition ship, on 19 November in the first-ever naming ceremony for an...

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10 must-see sites in the Galapagos Islands

LATAM NEWS 10 must-see sites in the Galapagos Islands In Ecuador's famous Galapagos Islands, you can experience life in its natural state as you walk among the giant tortoises, sea lions and exotic birds that inhabit this evolutionary paradise. It's one of the most...

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Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022 list revealed

LATAM NEWS Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2022 list revealed The 2022 list of Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants was unveiled at the first physical ceremony since 2019, held on Tuesday evening in Mexico's Yucatan province. Virgilio Martínez and Pía León's...

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World Travel Awards 2022: the winners in Latin America

LATAM NEWS World Travel Awards 2022: the winners in Latin America On 11 November, the 29th World Travel Awards ceremony was held in Muscat, the capital of Oman, to celebrate excellence in all key sectors of the travel and tourism industry.   Peru confirms its status...

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Amadeus Travel Trends: How travel will change in 2023

LATAM NEWS Amadeus Travel Trends: How travel will change in 2023 The idea of a technological revolution in travel is no longer an assumption. Over the next 12 months and beyond, we are likely to see a continuing shift in the way we travel. New tools, solutions and...

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Colombia presents its tourism offer at the WTM in London

LATAM NEWS Colombia presents its tourism offer at the WTM in London ProColombia has set up an important stand at the World Travel Market in London, one of the most important tourism events in the world, which takes place over three days in the British capital. "We...

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Tourism transformation at WTM ministers’ summit

LATAM NEWS Tourism transformation at WTM ministers' summit “Our job is to create jobs” ,World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili told tourism sector leaders as education, sustainability, and governance took centre stage at the...

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Peru ranks as one of the world’s top destinations in 2023

LATAM NEWS Peru ranks as one of the world's top destinations in 2023 Peru continues to position itself as one of the best tourist destinations in the world. The prestigious publication National Geographic has placed the country on its list of the best destinations to...

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INGUAT celebrates its 55th anniversary

LATAM NEWS INGUAT celebrates its 55th anniversary The Guatemalan Institute of Tourism - INGUAT - is celebrating its 55th anniversary this October. The institution was created on October 6, 1967, in accordance with Decree 1701 of the Congress of the Republic of...

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5 events in November not to be missed in Latin America!

LATAM NEWS 5 events in November not to be missed in Latin America! MEXICO 27/10 to 02/11 Día de Muertos, Oaxaca The Day of the Dead in Oaxaca is one of the most traditional celebrations in Mexico, the city transforms itself for this unique festival in homage to los...

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The Magic Coffee Route in the Huila region of Colombia

LATAM NEWS The Magic Coffee Route in the Huila region of Colombia As part of its strategy to increase the number of visitors to the department and to support its agrotourism development, the government of Huila continues to strengthen the attraction "The Magic Coffee...

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Colombian cruise season to surpass pre-pandemic records

LATAM News Colombian cruise season to surpass pre-pandemic records The 2022 - 2023 cruise season, which will run until next March, is projected to bring around 626,900 visitors to the country, 221% more than the 2019 - 2020 period. There will be a total of 227 ports...

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COVID-19: Vaccination update in Latin America

LATAM NEWS COVID-19: Vaccination update in Latin America (Last update 26/08/2022) Since the first vaccination administered in Latin America on December 24, 2020 in Mexico, vaccination campaigns continue, let's take stock country by country on their progress. It is...

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Peru confirms increase in daily visitors to Machu Picchu

LATAM NEWS Peru confirms increase in daily visitors to Machu Picchu The Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Roberto Sanchez, announced that the Management Unit of the Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu (UGM) has confirmed the increase in the number of visitors to...

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Avianca gets Aeroflot slots at London airport

LATAM NEWS Avianca gets Aeroflot slots at London airport Russia's invasion of Ukraine has created a host of problems for Russian airlines, but for those of other countries it has created valuable opportunities. In May, the UK government imposed sanctions on Russian...

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Air Europa increases its flight frequency to the Americas

LATAM NEWS Air Europa increases its flight frequency to the Americas The recovery in passenger demand and the incorporation of new aircraft into the airline's fleet will allow Air Europa to gradually resume its flight frequency to its destinations in the Americas....

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Easter Island to reopen to tourism on 1 August

LATAM NEWS   Easter Island to reopen to tourism on 1 August   "It has been agreed that the opening of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) will take place on Monday 1 August 2022″, says a statement from the Ministry of Economy, Development and Tourism about the island, located...

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Why choose Latin America as a destination in 2022?

LATAM NEWS Why choose Latin America as a destination in 2022? After two years without visibility for tourism, travellers are still dreaming of far away destinations. Latin America is the ideal region to discover in 2022!   A safe destination for the COVID-19 After...

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Merger between Avianca and Viva Air

LATAM NEWS Merger between Avianca and Viva Air The shareholders of the two airlines Avianca and Viva Air have signed a merger agreement to create a new holding company. This transaction will strengthen a sector that has been through the most complex crisis in its...

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Peru’s pavilion awarded at Expo 2020 in Dubai

LATAM NEWS Peru's pavilion awarded at Expo 2020 in Dubai The Peru Pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai has won the World Expo Awards in the People's Choice Awards category among 192 others. More than 1.4 million visits have been recorded to the pavilion since its...

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Santiago de Chile airport’s new terminal opens

LATAM NEWS Santiago de Chile airport's new terminal opens Since Monday 28 February, international flights have been transferred to the new terminal at Santiago de Chile airport. Chilean President Sebastián Piñera inaugurated a new international terminal at Santiago's...

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Making Tourism stronger and ready for the future

LATAM NEWS Making Tourism stronger and ready for the future This has been another challenging year for our societies, our economies and tourism. Many millions of jobs and businesses remain in peril, at the mercy of an evolving crisis and of the actions of governments....

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Ansenuza, the new Argentinean national park to discover

LATAM NEWS Ansenuza, the new Argentinean national park to discover The famous actor Leonardo Di Caprio is now promoting this fabulous protected area located in the province of Córdoba. Its 433,000 hectares offer excellent alternatives to the traveller and...

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World Travel Awards announces 2021 global winners

LATAM NEWS World Travel Awards announces 2021 global winners The World Travel Awards - the leading authority on recognising and rewarding excellence in travel and tourism - has announced the 2021 winners in its global categories. With three awards in this 28th...

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Panama launches its new tourism brand “Vive por Más”

LATAM NEWS Panama launches its new tourism brand “Vive por Más” Panama has launched the tourism brand platform "Vive por Más" (live for more) with the intention to reactivate the tourism sector that has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and to attract...

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Panama has a new convention centre

LATAM NEWS Panama has a new convention centre Credit: Panama Convention Center Thanks to an investment of more than $200 million, Panama now has a modern convention centre, the Panama Convention Center (PCC), located in Amador on the banks of the Panama Canal. The new...

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Return of the cruises in Colombia

LATAM NEWS Return of the cruises in Colombia The Star Breeze docked at the Cartagena de Indias cruise terminal on Tuesday 24 August, the first to call at a Colombian and South American port in almost 17 months due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The small luxury cruise ship...

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Brazil relies on its natural wealth for tourism recovery

LATAM NEWS Brazil relies on its natural wealth for tourism recoveryme Nature based tourism is one of the drivers of the recovery in the tourism sector and this trend is expected to continue in the post-pandemic future. Brazil, which is the world's second largest...

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Guayaquil Cocoa Museum opens its doors

LATAM NEWS Guayaquil Cocoa Museum opens its doors The aroma of cocoa is invading Guayaquil, as the city inaugurated the Museo del Cacao (Cocoa Museum) on the 28th of July. It is a new tourist attraction that seeks to make known and preserve the history, culture and...

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Passenger traffic increased by 25% in Panama from May to June

LATAM NEWS Passenger traffic increased by 25% in Panama from May to June The number of passengers transiting through TocumenInternationalAirport, Panama's main hub for air connections between the Americas, between May and June 2021 increased by 24.9% for a total of...

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Visit Argentina presents its new visual identity

LATAM NEWS Visit Argentina presents its new visual identity Based on the concept of "Infinity", to encompass the multiple possibilities for world travellers to discover Argentina, the new visual identity of Visit Argentina, which was already exhibited at FITUR 2021,...

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