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Starwood Hotels to increase hotel footprint in Latin America by 50...

STAMFORD, Conn. - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

World Travel Market a huge success in Latin America

The inaugural World Travel Market Latin America, the leading global event for the Latin American travel industry, attracted almost 17,000 visits from senior industry professionals looking to conduct b

Travel professionals toast success of WTM Latin America 2013

A massive 1,200 exhibitors – 20% more than anticipated – took part in the three-day World Travel Market Latin America 2103.

Sustaining Latin America’s middle class requires strong economic growth

LIMA, Peru – The substantial expansion of the middle class in Latin America, where 70 million people moved out of poverty in the last decade, has been driven principally by economic growth and expan

World Travel Market Latin America opens on an upbeat note

Even with the global financial crisis, which has affected the economic development of countries around the world as a whole, the tourism sector has been a development vector of economies, and this set

Three Latin American countries collaborate on smart visa system

LIMA, Peru - Gathered today in Lima at the World Economic Forum’s Travel & Tourism Summit, ministers of tourism and government representatives from the tourism sector of Peru, Colombia, and Ecuador

Eighth World Economic Forum on Latin America to focus on region’s...

LIMA, Peru – In the midst of global economic uncertainty, Latin America has maintained steady levels of economic growth and financial resilience over the past decade.

The importance of Brazil as an outbound market for Europe

World Travel Market Latin America, the leading global event for the Latin American travel industry, reveals that interest from European exhibitors started following the decision of the German National

WTM Vision Conference-Sao Paulo attracts senior travel industry delegates

The first World Travel Market (WTM) Vision Conference–Sao Paulo has an industry-leading line up to give senior industry delegates the information, insight, and opinion to run their businesses.

WTM creates dedicated Global Village

Word Travel Market (WTM) Latin America has created a dedicated area on the exhibition floor to showcase organizations with global representation.

Almost 900 senior buyers apply to attend WTM Latin America

World Travel Market Latin America, the leading global event for the Latin American travel industry, has received phenomenal global interest in its Hosted Buyers’ Program.

GOL announces traffic statistics for January 2013

SAO PAULO, Brazil - GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A., the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, announces air traffic preliminary figures of January 2013.Domestic Market

Hot on the heels of WTM London will be WTM Latin...

World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America is poised to follow hot on the heels of sister event World Travel Market in London and generate a phenomenal amount of inbound and outbound business for the reg

United announces nonstop service to Latin destinations from Chicago and Washington

CHICAGO, Ill. - United Airlines will begin daily nonstop service between its hub at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and Monterrey, Mexico, on Dec. 19, 2012.

American Airlines signs codeshare agreements with TAM and LAN Colombia

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines, which offers more flights to more destinations in Latin America than any other U.S.

Routes and Latin American Airline Association will partner for Cartagena event

The Routes business today announced a partnership with the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA), a private, non-profit organization, whose more than 40 member airlines represe

Airbus: Latin American airlines will require over 2,100 new aircraft in...

According to the recently released Airbus Global Market Forecast (GMF), Latin American airlines will require 2,120 new aircraft between today and 2031, including 1,660 single-aisle, 420 twin-aisle and

Boeing, Avianca announce order for three 787 Dreamliners

PANAMA CITY, Panama - Boeing and Avianca Airlines, Colombia's flagship airline, today announced an order for three 787 Dreamliners.

American Airlines expanding its Latin American network

American Airlines announced that it will launch service to markets in Latin America, delivering on the airline's business plan and network strategy designed to offer customers more choices to new dest

Green Globe Certification begins new era in Latin America

LOS ANGELES, California - Green Globe Certification will begin a new era in Latin America, appointing David A. Ortegon Martínez Latin America Area Manager (GGPP). Mr.

American Airlines increases service between USA and Brazil

FORT WORTH, Texas - Having received approval from both U.S.

New initiatives for Greater Caribbean small and medium enterprises

PORT OF SPAIN – The Secretariat of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) is part of the coordinating organizations, which will be hosting a Training Seminar on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs

Latin American leaders urge action to ensure food security

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – Latin America can play a key role in ensuring global food security, leaders said today at the World Economic Forum on Latin America, taking place in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Latin American leaders say region should boost trade and investment

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – Latin America must address pressing economic and social challenges to ensure that it can attract the trade and investment it needs to drive growth, government leaders stres

Brazil travel and tourism set for a great few years

Brazil is Latin America’s fastest-growing travel and tourism economy; with travel and tourism’s direct contribution to GDP, it is forecast to grow at 7.8 percent in 2012.

Leading global Latin America event announces hosted buyer program

World Travel Market (WTM) Latin America, the leading global event for the Latin American travel industry, is delighted to announce its hosted buyer program for the launch event on April 23-25, 2013.

GainingEdge expands reach into Latin America

MELBOURNE, Australia - GainingEdge CEO Gary Grimmer announced today that the meetings industry consulting company has appointed a new team member, Graziela Padoin, who is based in Porto Alegre, Brazil

American Airlines expands its presence in Brazil

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines today announced changes to its spring and summer schedule that will expand the airline's presence in Brazil.