Breaking Travel News

Colombia Tourism News

Breaking Travel News interview: Flavia Santoro Trujillo, president, ProColombia

Breaking Travel News interview: Flavia Santoro Trujillo, president, ProColombia

26 June 2020 Focus

Through her role as president of ProColombia, Flavia Santoro Trujillo is committed to promoting tourism in the country. As the Latin American destination seeks to remerge from the coronavirus pandemic, she here explains to Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, what measures are being put in place to keep visitors safe

Medellín takes lead in Colombian tourism

Medellín takes lead in Colombian tourism

13 December 2017 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.