Articles tagged “colombia”

Airline Weekly

Colombia’s Avianca Combats New Budget Competition With Point-to-Point Routes

Colombia’s Avianca Combats New Budget Competition With Point-to-Point Routes

Online Travel

Despegar’s Strength in Mexico and Colombia Helps Blunt Pandemic Impact

Argentina-based Despegar has broadened its geographic reach through acquisitions, and that has enabled the company to boast that seasonality factor has been eliminated from the business. While that statement is a stretch, it will be great for the company to take advantage of Mexico summers while Brazil winters.

Despegar’s Strength in Mexico and Colombia Helps Blunt Pandemic Impact

Business Travel

A Superapp Betting on Corporate Travel During a Pandemic 🔒

Latin America's Rappi now offers business travel alongside things like takeaways, pet food and furniture. It doesn’t sound like a winning combination, but different parts of the world have different appetites for digitization.

A Superapp Betting on Corporate Travel During a Pandemic 🔒

Airline Weekly

Colombia’s Lifting of Flight Restrictions Underscores Complexities of Aviation in Latin America

Colombia’s Lifting of Flight Restrictions Underscores Complexities of Aviation in Latin America

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

Online Travel

New Funding Will Help Colombian Hotel Chain Ayenda Push Into Peru

Ayenda's Series A is notable for being led by Kaszek, a giant among Latin American venture firms. The industry will be watching to see if Ayenda can apply Oyo's model of bringing brand standards to budget hotels without running up Oyo's large losses.

New Funding Will Help Colombian Hotel Chain Ayenda Push Into Peru

Luxury

Bogotá’s Potential in Wellness Tourism Starts With an Amazonian Nut

The cacay nut is a perfect example of how tourists can directly benefit entire countries simply by buying products for their own wellness in cities like Bogotá that help support poorer regions throughout Colombia. Maybe someday being a tourist will become less about being a foreigner and more about being a better global citizen.

Bogotá’s Potential in Wellness Tourism Starts With an Amazonian Nut

Tourism

Medellin’s Tourism Challenge: Telling the Right Story of Its Violent Past

Medellin has gone through an incredible transformation over the past 30 years, but large issues still remain prevalent. As the city figures out the right story it wants to tell, its "fake it ‘til you make it" strategy somehow works — speaking to the resilience of many developing economies that are navigating histories of crime, corruption, and violence and still figuring out how to position themselves as destinations.

Medellin’s Tourism Challenge: Telling the Right Story of Its Violent Past

Business Travel

Post-Conflict Colombia Opens Up to Luxury Travel Market

Plenty of people were put off visiting Colombia because of its long-running civil war. Now this is over tourism entrepreneurs are hoping to exploit a renewed desire to travel to the country.

Post-Conflict Colombia Opens Up to Luxury Travel Market

Tourism

Tourism Is Now Colombia’s Largest Source of Foreign Revenue

A Colombian government peace agreement with FARC rebellions would further open up the country to tourism expansion. There's a March deadline for an agreement, which is not a done deal.

Tourism Is Now Colombia’s Largest Source of Foreign Revenue