Archive for the ‘South America’ Category
Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA, April, 2013. Argentine Malbec has become so popular around the world that it merits its own special day of celebration. April 17, 2013 has been designated the 3rd annual Malbec World Day (MWD) and everyone is invited by Wines of Argentina (WofA) to lift a glass in a special toast.Â Official celebrations will [...]
KABALEBO NATURE RESORT, SURINAME â€“ In 1674, the British traded a vast region of rain forests on the northeast coast of South America to the Dutch for a cold, wet sliver of land in North America called New Amsterdam. While the British lost their new colony (renamed New York) a little more than a century [...]
BY OLEG VON SIZIAKOV, ETN | MAR 05, 2013 CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who cast himself as a “21st century socialist” and foe of the United States, died from cancer, said vice-president Nicolas Maduro.
etn: When it was time for Proexport, the official tourism promotion organization for Colombia, to launch its new Internet portal, Colombia.travel, it logically saw the inherent impact that .travel would have as a marketing tool for the world tourism industry. The goal of Colombia.travel is to raise the profile of Colombia as a world tourism [...]
By eTN Thousands of sparkling new hotel rooms are glittering in Colombia, including high-end brands such as InterContinental, Hilton, Sofitel, Sonesta, Ibis and Wyndham. With its geographical location, favorable climate, and easy access to the United States, Europe, and the rest of Latin America, Colombia is a destination ready for discovery.
To Indulge Wildlife Viewing Dreams, the Experts at Wild Planet Adventures Suggest Back-to-Back Peru / Galapagos Excursions Late Summer/Fall 2011
SAUSALITO, CA, April, 2011 â€“ Wildlife specialist Wild Planet Adventures http://www.wildplanetadventures.com/ prides itself on knowing exactly where and when the worldâ€™s top wildlife viewing takes place. From the end of August through October the company invites guests to indulge their wildlife viewing dreams on a back-to-back Peruvian Amazon and Galapagos Islands program.
SEATTLE, Wash.â€”South America is a land of endless fascination and exquisite beauty, and travel specialists predict that travelers will continue to be captivated by South American destinations in 2011. Southern Explorations, a company that specializes in unforgettable adventures to South America says there are some major South American travel trends to look out for this [...]
According to the supervision of hotel-reservations that has been required by Buenos Aires Tourism Office a large number of tourists will be coming to the city, especially those from Brazil who have bought packages of 3 or 4 nights to spend in Buenos Aires for New Yearâ€™s Eve.Â The average of hotel reservations is of 87% [...]
Story & Photo By Nelson Alcantara | September, 2010 (eTN) – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos last week in New York at the UN General Assembly promoted the vital role that the resources of Latin America can play in achieving many of the global goals that the United Nations has set, from providing food to [...]
From Motorcycle Diaries to Bicycle Diaries, Opportunity To Span South America On Epic Cycling Journey
TORONTO, July, 2010 Â– Tour dÂ’Afrique, the company that first introduced cross-continental cycling, announces that registration is now open for a 2011, 4,070-mile trans-continent, 80-day cycling expedition called Vuelta Sudamericana that departs Buenos Aires, Argentina on Sept. 25 and ends Dec. 13 in Lima, Peru.