Articles tagged “argentina”

Tourism

Behind Argentina’s Bold Move to Freeze Prices on Tourism Goods and Services

Tourism usually pushes up the inflation rate for the summer months in Argentina. The local government got the main businesses in the sector to freeze prices to avoid that — and to have proper development of the busiest season of the year. What are the implications?

Behind Argentina’s Bold Move to Freeze Prices on Tourism Goods and Services

Business Travel

Selina Moves Beyond Co-Living to Help Companies Hire New Remote Talent

Why is a hospitality brand entering the recruitment market? The answer lies in its co-living division, because not everyone’s there just to party.

Selina Moves Beyond Co-Living to Help Companies Hire New Remote Talent

Tourism

5 Takeaways From Latin America’s Biggest Tourism Industry Event

The Omicron variant wasn't stirring up as much anxiety as you'd expect among the tourism officials at this week's 25° Feria Internacional de Turismo de America Latina in Buenos Aires. Much of the talk was on the challenges of disparate border policies as destinations stay hopeful with their summer season arriving soon.

5 Takeaways From Latin America’s Biggest Tourism Industry Event

Tourism

Argentina’s Outbound Tourism Latest Casualty of Currency Woes

Buy-now-pay-later schemes help people get around soaring inflation, but they're now being banned for foreign travel as the country enters negotiations to pay off some of its debt. It's not good news for travel agencies, or pent-up travelers.

Argentina’s Outbound Tourism Latest Casualty of Currency Woes

Online Travel

Latin America Travel Booking Sites Won’t Fully Recover Until 2022 at the Earliest

Online travel agencies were big players in travel search during the pandemic in major Latin American countries. There's a bright future for these booking sites in the region as travel restarts.

Latin America Travel Booking Sites Won’t Fully Recover Until 2022 at the Earliest

Online Travel

Despegar Believes Financial Tech Will Hasten an Online Travel Recovery in Latin America

Online travel brands can no longer count on paid marketing alone to drive growth as they try to penetrate developing markets. Despegar is ahead of its larger global rivals in embracing "fintech." It sees consumer loans as a way to appeal to many travel buyers who don't use banks.

Despegar Believes Financial Tech Will Hasten an Online Travel Recovery in Latin America

Airline Weekly

Argentina Levies New Flyer Tax Just as Flight Ban About to Lift: Huh?

Argentina Levies New Flyer Tax Just as Flight Ban About to Lift: Huh?

Coronavirus

Why Latin America’s Travel Recovery Might Lag the World’s

The only upcoming trip for many Latin Americans will be returning to their workplaces. A feckless U.S. and reckless China have prevented the world from coordinating a response to the pandemic.

Why Latin America’s Travel Recovery Might Lag the World’s

Coronavirus

Despegar May Drop Its Acquisition of Mexican Travel Agency Best Day as Crisis Takes Toll

Despegar had offered to pay a premium for Mexico's Best Day in January, but today the two companies are strapped for cash due to the pandemic's destruction of travel bookings. This acquisition may be one of several deals across the sector imperiled by coronavirus.

Despegar May Drop Its Acquisition of Mexican Travel Agency Best Day as Crisis Takes Toll

Tourism

Recession-Wracked Argentina Faces Tourism Hit on Top of Existing Weakness

Spare a thought for Argentina, whose woeful state finances make it ill-prepared to help the country's hotels, wineries, and famous cultural attractions during the tourism plunge and coming quarantine.

Recession-Wracked Argentina Faces Tourism Hit on Top of Existing Weakness