As many as 76 people are believed to have died in a plane crash in Colombia. The aircraft came down with 81 people on board on approach to the city of Medellin. Many of those on board were from the Brazilian football team Chapecoense. The team was travelling to Colombia to complete in final of the Copa Sudamericana, against Medellin team Atletico Nacional.
Air Europa has launched its latest route, set to operate daily from Madrid to Bogota on its latest generation aircraft, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Air Europa chairman Juan Jose Hidalgo cut the ribbon at the inauguration in Barajas airport Madrid and was among passengers on the first flight to Bogota, the city thought to be the economic, cultural, political, financial and touristic hub of Colombia.
The land of emeralds has a new gem in the luxuriously intimate Four Seasons Hotel Bogotá, where every design detail is handcrafted, and every guest experience is completely personalised. The second Four Seasons in the city spills onto the vibrant street scene, while providing a warm haven of customised service and sophisticated style for its guests.
Air Europa will launch a new daily service from London to Bogota via Madrid June 27th next year. Following the announcement of a new route to Asuncion, Paraguay, last month, this news is further indication of Air Europa’s strategy for growth and expansion over the coming year, as the airline seeks to fill the few remaining gaps in its South American network.
Ecudaorian capital Quito has led winners at the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015, being recognised as Latin America’s Leading Destination for the second successive year. On a night of night of high drama in host city Bogotá, Chile claimed the title of South America’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination, while Argentina picked up the trophy for South America’s Leading Heritage Destination.
Breaking Travel News will this weekend bring you live footage of the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015. Hundreds of industry leaders from across the region are expected to attend the red carpet event on Saturday, October 10th, with presentations taking place in Teatro Colón, in Colombian capital Bogotá.
World Travel Awards has arrived in Colombian capital Bogotá as final preparations begin for the Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015. Hundreds of industry leaders from across the region are expected to attend the red carpet ceremony on Saturday, October 10th, with presentations taking place in Teatro Colón.
With less than a month to go before Bogotá welcomes the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015, Bogotá Turismo has unveiled the latest details of the event. The red-carpet ceremony will take place on October 10th, centred on two iconic locations in the city.
Members of the hospitality industry, consumers and tourism stakeholders from across Latin America are being encouraged to cast their ballots ahead of the deadline for votes at the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015. The ceremony will take place in Colombian capital Bogotá, on October 10th, with voting scheduled to close on August 17th.
Travel specialists Advance Worldwide have announced the launch of an exciting new Colombian tour created especially for UK holiday-makers interested in well-being and ethical travel. The first nine day trip is scheduled for November and is set to include the city of Medellin, Nuqui at the Pacific Coast and Colombia’s Coffee Region.
Wyndham Hotel Group has announced the opening of the 91-room Wyndham Garden Barranquilla hotel, jointly with local partner Inversiones Rueda Leon. The hotel becomes the company’s 13th property to open in Colombia. Wyndham Garden Barranquilla is located in the heart of Barranquilla’s financial district, mere steps from several major corporations, banks, and industrial parks, as well as the world-renowned shopping for which Barranquilla and Colombia are famous.