Articles tagged “uruguay”

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

Look Who’s Issuing Travel Advisories Now for the U.S. Since Dayton and El Paso

In the wake of the mass shootings that claimed 31 lives in early August, several authorities have issued travel alerts for travelers headed to the U.S. Whether it's a statement or a matter of safety — or both — it's significant.

Look Who’s Issuing Travel Advisories Now for the U.S. Since Dayton and El Paso

Tourism

Summer Destinations Look for Solutions to Tourists’ Seasonal Stereotypes

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.

Summer Destinations Look for Solutions to Tourists’ Seasonal Stereotypes

Tourism

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.

Uruguay Begins Its First High Season With Legalized Marijuana

Tourism

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

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.

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

Tourism

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

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.

Tourism

Uruguay Looks to Legalize Pot Without Becoming Drug Tourism Destination

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.

Uruguay Looks to Legalize Pot Without Becoming Drug Tourism Destination