Marriott International has signed an agreement with GNV Group to bring its iconic W Hotels Worldwide brand to Argentina for the first time in dynamic Buenos Aires, underscoring growing demand from developers and consumers.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) provided its support at the inauguration in Argentina of the first specialised hub for tourism in the Americas: Unidigital, with which a collaboration agreement was signed to promote innovation in tourism.
Hotels in the Central/South America region reported a slight occupancy decline with significantly higher room rates during July, according to data from STR.
Qatar Airways and Boca Juniors revealed the Argentinean football club’s new jersey, featuring the airline’s logo.
Starting in July, Jardines del Rey International Airport, Cuba, will increase its operations with a flight from Portugal, which returns every summer, and a second flight from Russia.
The arrival in Cuba of two million international visitors so far this year confirms tour operator, travel agency, airline and vacationer confidence in this Caribbean destination, according to the country’s ministry of tourism, MINTUR.
Qatar Airways is further strengthening its sporting partnerships around the world with the announcement that from the upcoming season (2018-19) it will become the official jersey sponsor of the world-renowned Argentinian football club, Boca Juniors through to the 2022/23 season.
Christopher Nassetta, chairman, World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced that WTTC members are set to invest USD1.9 billion into Argentina over the coming years.
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) joined ministers of tourism of the G20 economies to calling upon G20 leaders to consider including tourism as a priority within their respective agendas.