Articles tagged “venezuela”

Venezuelan Airline Aims to Revive Caracas to New York Route

Venezuelan Airline Aims to Revive Caracas to New York Route

Patricia Laya, Bloomberg

We'll believe service has resumed only after the first flight from Caracas touches down in New York City. Several economic complications plaguing Venezuela make it challenging for flights to revive. But here's hoping.

2 months ago

Venezuela Passports Can Only Be Purchased With Cryptocurrency

Venezuela Passports Can Only Be Purchased With Cryptocurrency

Fabiola Zerpa, Bloomberg

Paying with cryptocurrency or not, the price of a Venezuela passport is beyond the means of most of its people. And many would assuredly leave if they could.

3 months ago

Venezuela Wants More Tourists Despite Danger and Economic Chaos

Venezuela Wants More Tourists Despite Danger and Economic Chaos

Mac Margolis, Bloomberg

It's been a decade-long collapse for Venezuela, and expecting tourists to return any time soon is ridiculous.

1 year ago

Turkey and Venezuela Agree to Increased Flights and Tourism

Turkey and Venezuela Agree to Increased Flights and Tourism

Joseph Ataman, Associated Press

We see it all over the world these days: When countries have difficulties with their traditional allies, they turn elsewhere. It's a smart move by Turkey and Venezuela to seek closer ties, although both governments are pariahs right now.

1 year ago

New Trump Travel Ban Also Includes Venezuela and North Korea

New Trump Travel Ban Also Includes Venezuela and North Korea

Associated Press

The story is still developing, but this is the set of rules promised in 90 days almost nine months ago. If you’re trying to tell the world that the U.S. is open for business, this is not the way to do it.

1 year ago

Latin American Wings Says It’s Seeing Success From Caracas Routes That Other Airlines Abandoned

Latin American Wings Says It’s Seeing Success From Caracas Routes That Other Airlines Abandoned

Eduardo Thomson, Bloomberg

Latin American Wings holds a comfortable corner of the Caracas market for now but with the proliferation of low-cost carriers across Latin America in recent years it won't be the only sheriff in town for long.

1 year ago

Airlines Hate Flying to Venezuela Because of Stickups and Dirty Fuel

Airlines Hate Flying to Venezuela Because of Stickups and Dirty Fuel

Christine Jenkins, Bloomberg

Venezuela's economic and political problems are leading to its increased isolation from the rest of the world. Airlines are caught up in the mess and many have no choice but to erase Venezuela from their route maps.

1 year ago

Avianca Is Latest Airline To Pull Out of Venezuela Because of Political Crisis

Avianca Is Latest Airline To Pull Out of Venezuela Because of Political Crisis

Christine Jenkins, Bloomberg

Airlift is one of the most important factors in growing a tourist arrivals and if Venezuela keeps giving airlines reasons to leave, then its economy will plunge even further.

1 year ago

United Airlines Ceases Flying to Venezuela

United Airlines Ceases Flying to Venezuela

Associated Press

Count this as a temporary move by United to stop flying to a very troubled country, Venezuela.

2 years ago

United Airlines to Suspend Venezuela Flights

United Airlines to Suspend Venezuela Flights

Andrea Wong and Jonathan Gilbert, Bloomberg

United was concerned about financial losses on its flights to Venezuela, the currency crisis and the security of its crews in deciding to take Venezuela off its route maps.

2 years ago

Venezuelan Hotels Try Promotions and Other Strategies to Cope With Financial Crisis

Venezuelan Hotels Try Promotions and Other Strategies to Cope With Financial Crisis

Zayira Arenas, Skift

Hotels in Venezuela admit that even with promotions they struggle to increase consumer demand, but they are still trying to address declining occupancy through more active marketing of their products. The results remain to be seen.

2 years ago

Venezuelan Travel Agencies Get Creative in Reinventing Themselves After Very Tough Year

Venezuelan Travel Agencies Get Creative in Reinventing Themselves After Very Tough Year

Zayira Arenas, Skift

Venezuelan travel agencies have refocused their strategies to face the economic crisis. The shift has not been enough to boost the business, which shows no signs of recovery.

2 years ago