Articles tagged “uruguay”

Summer Destinations Look for Solutions to Tourists’ Seasonal Stereotypes

Summer Destinations Look for Solutions to Tourists’ Seasonal Stereotypes

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Marketing beaches in the winter is a difficult task, suggesting destinations looking to break out of seasonal stereotypes need on-the-ground product development to give visitors a real reason to reconsider a place besides off-season prices and a smart ad campaign.

4 years ago

Uruguay Begins Its First High Season With Legalized Marijuana

Uruguay Begins Its First High Season With Legalized Marijuana

The changes in Uruguay will likely be greater because of tourists seeking a one-of-a-kind destination rather than a place to smoke weed.

5 years ago

Uruguay Isn’t Looking to Attract Drug Tourists With Pending Pot Legalization

Uruguay Isn’t Looking to Attract Drug Tourists With Pending Pot Legalization

Leonardo Haberkorn, Associated Press

Uruguay leaders argue they are trying to regulate a black market, not brand themselves a drug destination. But it will be tough to regulate illegal sales even after legalization.

5 years ago

Mexico’s Former President Praises Uruguay’s Push to Legalize Pot

Richard Fausset, Los Angeles Times

The relaxation of marijuana bans from Colorado to Uruguay are expected to have an impact on tourism despite local regulators' efforts to make drug use permissable for residents only.

5 years ago

Uruguay Looks to Legalize Pot Without Becoming Drug Tourism Destination

Uruguay Looks to Legalize Pot Without Becoming Drug Tourism Destination

Felipe Llambias an Malena Castaldi, Reuters

Uruguay is looking to gain control of pot sales, but prioritizes keeping peace with its neighbors over the potential economic boost that would result from attracting drug tourists.

6 years ago