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
Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts has revealed plans to open a luxury hotel and private residences in Cartagena, one of South America’s most historic and attractive seaside cities.
The city, represented by COTELCO Cartagena, has become the organisation’s 33rd destination and the first commercial association to join the regional association in more than 15 years.
Celebrating a big occasion in grand style, Munich Airport marked the launch of Avianca’s new service to Bogotá with a traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Adriana Corena, marketing director with the Cartagena de Indias Tourism Board, speaks to Breaking Travel News as the city takes the title of South America’s Leading Honeymoon Destination at the World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony.
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.
Conrad Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Conrad Cartagena, the brand’s first hotel in Colombia and third in Latin America.
Hilton and Constructora Colpatria have announced the signing of a franchise license agreement to open Hilton Medellin, bringing the company’s flagship brand to Colombia’s second largest city.
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.