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Articles tagged “colombia”

Tourism

Colombia Tourism Is Poised for Transformation Under New President

A new leadership representative of Colombia's diverse population for the first time in its history. An agenda centered on decarbonization, integrating host communities in decision making and sharing the tourism pie. And big priorities on social justice. Will Colombia become the model definition of a sustainable tourism industry?

Colombia Tourism Is Poised for Transformation Under New President

News Blog

Colombia and Peru Only Two Countries Increasing Share of U.S. Inbound Travelers in 2021

This chart below from the United States National Travel and Tourism Office came out this week, and two countries are standout in an otherwise dismal-but-improving 2021 inbound travel market. Colombia is emerging as a force to be reckoned with, as we wrote in detail last month. CountryArrivalsShareChange from 2020Change from 2019Change in 2021 RankTotal22,100,453100.00%15.00%-72.20%From 20191Mexico10,396,72447.00%52.70%-43.30%↑+12Canada2,529,02211.40%-47.40%-87.80%↓…

Airline Weekly

Avianca Embraces Budget Airline Model in Deal for Viva Air

Big changes are underway in Latin American aviation. After restructuring as a quasi-budget airline, Colombia's Avianca now wants to acquire discount competitor Viva Air in a deal that could give it two-thirds of the Colombian market.

Avianca Embraces Budget Airline Model in Deal for Viva Air

Tourism

Colombia Poised to Be Big Source Market for U.S. Destinations Beyond Florida

Colombians are itching to travel, particularly to the U.S. Now it's up to U.S. destinations, outside of Florida, to get much busier with their pitches. Are you listening, places like Las Vegas and Chicago?

Colombia Poised to Be Big Source Market for U.S. Destinations Beyond Florida

Mergers and Acquisitions

Colombia’s Netactica Buys Peru’s Online Tours Reseller Turismoi

Netactica is on track to become the most notable travel technology company in the business-to-business and consulting segments in Latin America.

Colombia’s Netactica Buys Peru’s Online Tours Reseller Turismoi

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.

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

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