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Articles tagged “argentina”

Tourism

Argentina’s cash controls fuel unwanted tourism boom in South America

South Americans are flocking to Argentina where bargains are easily found in exchange for foreign cash. Now all South American countries are taking efforts to curb the day trips and keep currencies within their respective borders.

Argentina’s cash controls fuel unwanted tourism boom in South America

Tourism

Seeing the new pope’s Argentina: UNESCO sites and Jesuit plantations

The fascination with the new pope's Argentine roots will undoubtedly drive visitors to Argentina. But it will be a matter of how he's able to meet the church's challenges that will determine just how many will follow his path.

Seeing the new pope’s Argentina: UNESCO sites and Jesuit plantations

Tourism

Argentina anticipates boost in travel to the papal homeland

The whole of Argentina could use the tourism boost, but Buenos Aires will see the biggest surge with religious travelers walking the steps of Pope Francisco’s childhood.

Argentina anticipates boost in travel to the papal homeland

Tourism

Tour operators expect papal boost in travel to Italy

At least in the short-term, heightened interest in travel to Rome could be huge, and that could be propelled by the excitement in Argentina about their fellow countryman being tapped for the papacy.

Tourism

Argentina’s currency crisis creates peso havoc at home and abroad

Argentina's bass-ackwards currency policy are the stuff of creative short stories, not sound fiscal policy. It will soon reach a level of absurdity that will not only kill business at home but keep visitors away.

Argentina’s currency crisis creates peso havoc at home and abroad

Cruises

UK-based P&O Cruises cancels all trips to Argentina as Falkland Islands dispute heats up

Argentina’s touirsm will likely be the losing party in this battle if more UK-based cruise lines cancel future calls since the port workers refusal of entry won’t lead the UK to giving up their territory.

UK-based P&O Cruises cancels all trips to Argentina as Falkland Islands dispute heats up

Hotels

More hotels are opening in Brazil than anywhere else in Latin America next year

Brazil’s economic boom has fueled a building bonanza, which could eventually become an issue if there’s an oversupply of rooms when the country’s global hosting responsibilities come to an end.

More hotels are opening in Brazil than anywhere else in Latin America next year

Tourism

Revisions to Argentina’s holiday calendar boosted domestic tourism in 2012

Citizens are inadvertently encouraged to take advantage of long weekends with short trips that boost the local economy several times during the year. But like much of the Argentine economy, it's a cheap trick that'll hurt them in the end.

Revisions to Argentina’s holiday calendar boosted domestic tourism in 2012

Tourism

New visa rules in Argentina mandate tourists pay entrance fees before airport arrival

As if reciprocity fees for entrance into South American countries aren’t burdensome enough to the budget traveler, tourists must know pay online before arrival. So much for carefree backpacking.

New visa rules in Argentina mandate tourists pay entrance fees before airport arrival

Tourism

Don’t cry for Argentina, the most paid national holidays nation in the world

Tourism gets a huge boost as a result, as Argentines take full advantage of their generous holiday policy and ample geographical bounties.