Tag: Argentina

Strong earthquake rocks Santiago del Estero, Argentina

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 24, 2019 18:37

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Argentina's Santiago del Estero Province today. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.0 Date-Time • 24 Dec 2019 16:43:33 UTC • 24 Dec 2019 13:43:33 near epicenter ... Read More

Argentina promotes gastronomy tourism through China’s largest video platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 29, 2019 15:37

With an outbound tourism that has shown a strong sustained growth in the last decade, China represents endless development possibilities. In line with these indicators, the arrival of Chinese tourists ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes near the coast of Coquimbo, Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 4, 2019 23:33

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck near the coast of Coquimbo, Chile today. Authorities in Chile said the quake was felt in the country's capital Santiago and central cities. There were ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Ministry to forge partnerships with Argentina

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019 16:40

Jamaica's Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says his Ministry is in talks with the Argentine Republic to forge partnerships in areas such as education, destination marketing, and resilience building. The ... Read More

VP Plaza España becomes official Davis Cup sponsor

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 19:19

–VP Plaza España Design, a five-star luxury hotel located on Plaza de España on Gran Via, announces its official partnership with the Davis Cup Madrid Finals taking place from November ... Read More

Latin America’s 50 best restaurants 2019 will be announced

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 20:57

The seventh annual list of Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, will be announced on Thursday 10 October at Usina del Arte in Buenos Aires. ... Read More

UNWTO: Local residents remain largely positive to urban tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 14:19

A global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS shows a positive picture of local residents’ perceptions towards urban tourism. Looking at 15 countries worldwide, the research ... Read More

The “Triple Excellence in Nightlife” lands in Ibiza

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019 19:15

In a recent meeting of members of the association "Ocio de Ibiza" (Ibiza's Nightlife Association), affiliated to the International Nightlife Association, several of its members announced that they will implement ... Read More

Global luxury travel brands confirm increasing business at ILTM Latin America 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 20:05

ILTM Latin America 2019 confirmed a dynamic outbound Brazilian and Latin America luxury travel market last week (14 – 17 May) when 400 global luxury tourism brands met with 400 ... Read More

ICCA: Colombia is in top 30 countries for meetings tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019 20:04

The annual ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) revealed that Colombia is included in the top 30 countries who host international congresses. Last year, Colombia hosted 147 ... Read More

Airbus selects seven finalist teams to shape the future of aerospace

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 20:49

Airbus experts have selected seven teams for the 2019 final of world-class competition Fly Your Ideas which invites students from around the world to innovate in key areas for the ... Read More

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake jolts South Sandwich Islands region

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 15:34

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked South Sandwich Islands region today. No tsunami warning issued. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.0 Date-Time • 22 Apr 2019 14:49:07 UTC • 22 Apr 2019 12:49:07 ... Read More

Italian Exhibition Group returns to China to promote international tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 20:15

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is returning to China to promote international tourism business. The appointment is at the Shanghai World Travel Fair (SWTF), one of the major tourism industry expos ... Read More

Tourists are cashing in on Argentina’s economic woes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 12, 2019 15:22

International travelers are flocking to Argentina, taking advantage of the poorly performing peso to boost the value of their holiday spending money, according to latest data. Bookings for March to ... Read More

No tsunami threat after strong earthquake rocks South Sandwich Islands

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 9, 2019 19:35

Powerful magnitude of 6.5 earthquake has struck the South Atlantic Ocean near the South Sandwich Islands today. “Based on all available data, there is no tsunami threat from this earthquake. ... Read More

UNWTO Convenes Cities in Lisbon to Cooperate on a Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Tourism Agenda

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 11:48

The first UNWTO Mayors Forum for Sustainable Urban Tourism, co-organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Ministry of Economy of Portugal and the Lisbon Municipality concluded Friday in Lisbon, ... Read More

Follow travel journalists of “The Bucket List Family”

editor editor- March 26, 2019 22:01

The Bucket List Family is a family of five, including three small children, who travel the world together documenting and sharing their adventures. The family will travel with LATAM Airlines ... Read More

IGLTA Foundation’s new NYC think tank to address key issues in LGBTQ+ Tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 17:00

The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association Foundation (IGLTAF) inaugural Leadership Think Tank will unite top executives from LGBTQ+ welcoming destinations around the globe at Google during IGLTA’s 36th Annual Global Convention ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:25

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that are banning it from their airspace is growing. The United Kingdom ... Read More

Record numbers of international LGBT+ travel industry exhibitors at ITB Berlin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019 15:05

ITB’s LGBT+ segment features the world’s largest exhibition of tourism products for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and diverse identities of any show in the world: from 6 to 10 March ... Read More

Brazilian Carnivals: What, when, where and how

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 18:30

1. Is there just one ‘carnival’ or are there several? Where are they? Carnival is a holiday in Brazil – this year it will go from Friday, March 1st to ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019 17:35

Thanks to legal improvements for trans- and intersex persons as well as anti-hate crime initiatives, Portugal for the first time managed to jump from 27th place to the top of ... Read More

Best hotels in the world named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 16:30

The 14th annual It List, a selection of the best new and renovated hotels in the world, was released today. Each year travel experts check in to hundreds of new ... Read More

HondaJet most delivered aircraft in its class for second consecutive year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 23:30

Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class in 2018, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Last ... Read More

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 16:37

The latest airline industry report estimated airline a la carte revenue at $65 billion worldwide for 2018. Each year IdeaWorksCompany analyses the ancillary revenue disclosures for airlines all over the ... Read More

Brazils changing LGBT policies may mean tourism increase for Argentina

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 3, 2019 20:41

Argentina and Brazil had always been competing. This is not only true for soccer, but also for tourism. Anti-LGBT policies in the making in Brazil may contribute to an even bigger ... Read More

Jamaica Tourism Minister calls for ongoing investments in tourism

editor editor- January 31, 2019 00:06

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, says tourism has to be sustained and this requires ongoing investment to improve existing products and develop new ones. The Minister made this statement ... Read More

Global Investment in Aviation Summit to reshape aviation investment landscape

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 26, 2019 07:09

The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is holding the Global Investment in Aviation Summit on 28-29 January 2019 at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City. GCAA will host more than ... Read More

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

editor editor- January 26, 2019 02:07

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

Cayman Islands breaking tourist records

editor editor- January 26, 2019 01:49

The Cayman Islands has maintained its market share with another year of record-breaking statistical arrivals. Read More

UNWTO: Citizens recognize positive impact of tourism sector

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 19:45

According to the first ever global survey conducted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and IPSOS, 47% of respondents think ‘they live in cities with a high number of tourists’. ... Read More

Meetings industry and football forge a unique partnership

editor editor- January 14, 2019 22:32

A Rome-based event agency and DMC specializing in first-class events is offering a novelty to the global meetings industry: football. Read More

Four foreign tourists killed, dozens injured in Cuba bus crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 12, 2019 02:08

Tour bus carrying 40 passengers, including 22 foreign tourists from Argentina, Canada, Spain, the United States, France, the Netherlands and Mexico, overturned near Guantanamo in eastern Cuba, killing seven people ... Read More

The cities where nightlife is thriving, and where it’s dying

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 18:30

New research, launched by Traveloka, reveals the world’s best and worst cities for nightlife. In many cities around the world, nightlife has come increasingly under threat, with stricter curfews and ... Read More

LATAM inaugurates only direct route between Latin America and Israel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 18:10

LATAM Airlines landed in Israel for the first time in December, following the opening of a new direct route from Santiago via São Paulo/Guarulhos. This is the only direct route ... Read More

UNWTO and Unidigital support innovation and entrepreneurship in the Americas

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018 06:30

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) provided its support at the inauguration in Argentina of the first specialized hub for tourism in the Americas - Unidigital. Unidigital is the result of ... Read More