Colombia Tourism News
Bogotá puts final touches to World Travel Awards Gala Ceremony preparations
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.
Final call for votes ahead of World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015
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.
Advance Worldwide launches new tour to showcase Colombia
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 Garden Barranquilla opens in Colombia
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.
Colombia Expo Milan 2015 commisioner Juan Pablo Cavelier
Chris O’Toole talks with Colombia Expo Milan 2015 commisioner Juan Pablo Cavelier about the pavilion, the role of Expo Milan and the upcoming visit of president Juan Manuel Santos.
Breaking Travel News interview: Colombia Expo Milan 2015 commisioner Juan Pablo Cavelier
With 20 million guests expected during its six months of operation, Expo Milan 2015 is presently one of the most popular tourism destinations around the world. Breaking Travel News visited to catch up with some of the key leaders of the national pavilions that form the cornerstone of the experience. Here editor Chris O’Toole talks with Colombia Expo Milan 2015 commisioner Juan Pablo Cavelier about the pavilion, the role of Expo Milan and the upcoming visit of president Juan Manuel Santos.
Avianca goes daily on London-Bogotá route from July
Colombia’s national airline, Avianca, has announced that it will increase the frequency of its London to Bogota flight. Passengers wishing to fly from Heathrow to Colombia’s El Dorado International Airport will now have a choice of seven departures a week up from four.
Colombia headed to WTM Latin America for first time
The third WTM Latin America, which will take place from April 22nd-24th at the Expo Centre Norte in Sao Paulo, will welcome Colombia to the event for the first time this year. Promoting the rich history and diverse landscapes and cultures, Colombia plans to take advantage of the most international business-to-business event for the industry in the Americas.
Breaking Travel News interview: Tatiana Piñeros Laverde, director general, Bogotá Tourism
Visitor numbers to Bogotá have doubled in under a decade as the Colombian capital develops a reputation as a leading destination to do business. Ahead of the city’s host of the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony in October, Breaking Travel News sits down at ITB Berlin with Tatiana Piñeros Laverde, director general, District Institute of Tourism of Bogotá to discuss the secrets behind its recent renaissance.
World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony launched at ANATO 2015
World Travel Awards has officially begun the countdown to the Latin America Gala Ceremony 2015 during a launch event at the Vitrina Turística de ANATO 2015 in Bogotá. Bogotá will host the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony in October this year. The largest tourism showcase in Latin America, ANATO welcomes thousands of industry leaders from across the region to the Colombian capital each year.
Latin American tourism comes under spotlight at Vitrina Turística de ANATO
Emerging trends in holiday packages are set to be discovered at the upcoming Vitrina Turística de ANATO 2015, to be held in Colombian capital Bogotá from February 25th-27th. It is here agents will decide what tour operators to partner with for the upcoming year. “Vitrina Turística de ANATO 2015 is the most important tourism event in Colombia,” said ANATO president Paula Cortés Calle.
Vitrina Turística de ANATO set to raise $10m for Colombian tourism
Vitrina Turística de ANATO 2015, the most important tourism showcase in Latin America, will generate $9.7 million in revenue for Colombian capital Bogotá, according to ANATO president Paula Cortés Calle. According to Calle, the showcase, which has been hosted by Colombia for the past 34 years and in Bogotá for the past 25, is vital to the economy of the capital.