Colombia Data

Supported by human rights organisation and think-tank Dejusticia, children like Acxan were able to file the first ever climate change-related lawsuit against the Colombian government. The Supreme Court heard their case and recently ruled that actions must be taken to protect the Amazon and the effects ...
Tourism
BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Authorities in Colombia have pledged to work with businesses, tourist agencies and advocacy groups in a bid to combat the sexual exploitation of children in the tourist hotspot of Cartagena. At an anti-human trafficking event in the port city on Monday, the ...
DENVER — After successfully losing 100 pounds, Laura Franks traveled to Colombia to save $12,000 on surgery to get rid of excess skin. There were complications, though, and she found herself alone and scared. Franks is struggling to recover from three highly contagious infections, so serious FOX31 ...
... Skal International, Michelle Kristy, Associate Expert Women and Trade Programme, International Trade Center, SheTrades, Switzerland, Isabel Hill, Director, National Travel & Tourism office, US Dept of Commerce, Sandra Howard Taylor, Vice Minister of Tourism, Colombia, Daniela Wagner, Director, ...
Colombia's tourism industry is currently booming following the end of the country's five-decade-long armed conflict and the growing popularity of television shows like Netflix's Narcos that dramatize the bloody reign of Pablo Escobar's infamous Medellín drug cartel. In 2017, Colombia received more than ...
The scenic beach will be closed from the beginning of June to the end of September this year to allow officials to clean up the heaps of garbage left by the 4,000 tourists who visit the site each day. Between January and February this year, Colombia closed off its Tayrona National Park, located in Santa ...
In June 2018, an International Summit on Child Protection in Travel and Tourism will be hosted by the Government of Colombia in collaboration with the World Travel and Tourism Council and other stakeholders. As a build-up to the International Summit, regional conferences are being hosted, and in ...
Home to the first Afro-Colombian poet, Candelario Obeso (1849 – 1884) whose verses were inspired by Magdalena, and Colombia's most important ... If it were an easy weekend escape, mass tourism would have bulldozed much of its charm, and charm it has plenty, from the ornate Santa Barbara ...
Help Colombia become a mini-Mexico in terms of U.S. tourism. Bogotá is not much further from Miami than Mexico City is. Yet U.S. tourists continue to favor Mexico. Last year, Mexico received around 40 million tourists, and more than half were from the United States, while Colombia received about half ...
In recent weeks, authorities in Thailand and the Philippines have called time on tourism in two of their most popular tourist destinations. .... However, there are still environmental concerns over a possible increase in flights (visitors typically arrive from Bogotá, 170 miles to the north) and SUVs, which drive ...
The latest results from ForwardKeys will be presented in detail at the World Travel and Tourism Council's global summit in Buenos Aires, April 18 – 19. ... For the next three months, Colombia, Brazil and Chile are among the favoured destinations for Latin American major markets (Argentina, Brazil, ...
Colombia's domestic passenger levels fell in 2017, driven in part by a pilot strike at the country's largest airline Avianca. But the country has posted impressive growth in its domestic air travel market during the past seven years, with passenger levels expanding by more than 60% from 2011 to 2017.
“We believe in the economic and social projection of Colombia. In addition, Bogotá Airport is recognised as one of the best in Latin America, with high passenger traffic. That is why we decided to bid on this project, which undoubtedly helps boost the quality of the terminal and tourism,” said Aguirre.
Colombia is improving its connections with the world every day. The new Avianca's route Munich-Bogota will be the first direct flight which connects Bogota, a strategic capital city for business and tourism in Latin America, with the south of Germany. Certainly, it will increase the opportunities for German ...
Colombia needs a tourism ministry to take full advantage of the growing number of foreign visitors, representatives from the industry say. During the past seven years, the number of international visitors has increased by 150%, according to the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism with a record ...
For the next three months, Colombia, Brazil and Chile are among the top destinations for major Latin American markets (Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia and Chile). Bookings to Russia for June's football World Cup are also high – outbound travel from Mexico has skyrocketed +373.5%. Argentina to ...
At a press conference today in Buenos Aires at the ongoing WTTC Summit Sandra Howard, Vice Minister, Commerce Industry and Tourism of Colombia and Helen Marano, Executive Vice President External Affairs for WTTC today announced the International Summit on Child Protection in Bogota, ...
The announcement was made during an event held in Washington D.C.´s Lincoln Theater, where Colombia launched its international tourism campaign 'Colombia land of Sabrosura', highlighting the country´s great variety of rhythms throughout its different regions. "This is a recognition to Colombia's ...
He made the announcement at Washington, D.C.'s Lincoln Theater on Tuesday, coinciding with the international launch of Colombia's musically focused tourism campaign, “Colombia, Land of Sabrosura.” The campaign kicked off with a weeklong Colombian cultural celebration in Washington that ...
An international summit will take place on June 6 and 7, 2018 in Ágora Bogotá Convention Center: Bogotá DC, Colombia, to address the exploitation of children in travel and tourism. Increasing interconnectivity and cheaper travel has created enormous opportunities – but at a price. Despite global ...
First quarter results and new flights announced at the global tourism convention, Tianguis Turístico in Mazatlán. ... Other international routes include Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver, Canada; Havana, Santa Clara and Varadero, Cuba; Bogota, Colombia; Guatemala City, Guatemala; Lima, Peru; and ...
“We both worked for several months getting to know each other, setting the conditions for this new market and telling Cajamarca's powerful story through an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in Bogota. The exhibition got over four thousand visitors and we launched the new dish for our menu based ...
The winner of each category is determined by the winners' selection committee which is chaired by Fiona Jeffery OBE, Tourism for Tomorrow Awards Chair, and composed of: Sandra Howard Taylor, Vice Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Colombia; John Spengler, Director of the Centre for ...