Colombia Tourism News

Medellín takes lead in Colombian tourism

Medellín takes lead in Colombian tourism

5 days ago Tourism News

The city of Medellín has received the largest increase in foreign visitors for 2016 in Colombia. Visitor numbers from the UK grew by 14 per cent for the country as a whole and 38 per cent for the city of Medellín from 2015 to 2016.

Dozens killed as Chapecoense plane crashes in Colombia

Dozens killed as Chapecoense plane crashes in Colombia

29 November 2016 Airline News

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 launches new Bogota route

Air Europa launches new Bogota route

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.

Four Seasons Hotel Bogotá opens to guests in Colombia

Four Seasons Hotel Bogotá opens to guests in Colombia

16 April 2016 Hotel News

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 adds Colombian capital Bogotá to schedule

Air Europa adds Colombian capital Bogotá to schedule

23 October 2015 Airline News Tourism News

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.

Quito leads winners at World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony

Quito leads winners at World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony

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.