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 ...
Climate change and human activities have accelerated the erosive processes of the coastline in areas such as Playa El Choncho and the Chavica ...
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 ...
While circumstances had tested commitment to the peace agreement in Colombia, a united Council had helped to sustain resolve, demonstrating how it could effectively contribute to peace, members of that body heard this morning. In a milestone initiative that transited the Revolutionary Armed Forces of ...
Luxury small-group tours for gay and lesbian travelers, emphasizing expert guides and a lack of ageism, with most guests in their 40s-60s. Upcoming destinations include Armenia, Botswana, Colombia, Cuba, Denmark, Egypt, England, Greece, Iceland, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Norway, the Republic of ...
Pilgrims come to Buga from all over Colombia, as seen in the steady stream of tour buses near the Basilica, to pray at the feet of the Messiah believing in his healing powers. After years of deterioration – one bishop even attempted to burn it – the crucifix turned black and began to perspire miracle oil.
The Airport Authority of Hong Kong was presented with the Tourism for Tomorrow Environment Award. The Community Award went to Global Himalayan Expedition of India. The Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association of British Colombia, in Canada, won the Destination Award, and the People Award ...
SU took notice back in the spring of 2016 when CIE Director Dr. Brian Stiegler sent various staff members to travel and begin making connections within the South American country. “There's this renaissance going on in Colombia…there's much more political stability,” Stiegler said. “The Colombian ...
Speaking with Finance Colombia last week, Leonel Rojas, director of the Antioquia region for Banco de Bogotá, said, “The purpose of the Feria Mundo Pyme is to generate connections with our current & potential customers, to support business in the Antioquia (which includes Medellín) region, and to ...
... Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, in addition to operations elsewhere around the globe. It operates more than 1,200 flights per day and transports 67 million passengers per year,” noted the tourism ministry's senior advisor and strategist, Delano Seiveright, who also attended the meeting.
As a result, the country's southern wilds were left unchartered by tour operators, as the impenetrable rainforest became a haven for guerilla groups and drug runners. Instead, the tourism industry put down stakes in Peru, Brazil, and Ecuador. Now, as Colombia enters a new era of peace, tourists are ...
“This will ease travel for many vacationers from Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Peru, Colombia and several other markets,” Bartlett explained. “The implications of these increased flights will be significant for the expansion of growth in South America.” The minister held talks with officials from Latam and Copa ...
Bartlett was having dinner with Donovan White, Head of the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB); Senior Advisor/ Strategist, Delano Seiveright; Fiona Fennell, Director of Communications, Ministry of ... Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett is headlining a JTB tour across Argentina, Chile, Peru and Colombia.
Starting in July, the Pacific Alliance trade bloc will begin admitting associate member nations, according to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. ... Steven Ciobo, the minister of trade, tourism, and investment for Australia, reflected a similar sentiment in March after the last round of negotiations and ...
The first five-year cumulative revenue (2017–2021) of Medical Tourism market is projected to be US$ XX Mn, and later five years (2022–2026) revenue is projected to be US$ XX Mn is calculated in this report. Vital Regions that operate Medical Tourism market covers Latin America (Colombia, Argentina ...
... Wyoming and Corporacion Parque Arvi in Colombia. “Our association is honoured to be recognized for our hard work and commitment to destination management practices that strive to ensure the sustainable and responsible development of tourism throughout our region,” said Thompson Okanagan ...
The ministry also hopes to broker a partnership with Avianca, described as the largest airline in Colombia and second largest in Latin America, which could further increase weekly flights out of South America. Several resorts chains with operations in Jamaica were involved in the tourism ministry's South ...
“What started out as something small became the biggest project of my career,” said Cortázar of the Colette show and which gave an opportunity for the Colombian government to showcase its artisan heritage and promote tourism in a year in which the country was embracing a post-conflict. “Colombia ...
“Now that peace is signed with the Farc, we are seeing previously off-limits areas open up to tourism, industry and, finally, film,” Orozco says. Aside from the familiarisation trips organised by the Colombian government, the Cartagena International Film Festival (FICCI) – the oldest cinema festival in South ...
BOGOTA: Colombia's urban jobless rate was 10.6 percent in March, unchanged versus the same period last year, based on surveys in the 13 biggest ... and can be volatile, depending on factors such as peak shopping periods and vacation months when retail and tourism employment generally rises.
After a 5-year process, Colombia is on the verge of joining the OECD (The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) this month. ... will be a key month for our entry [into the OECD],” the Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, María Lorena Gutiérrez, said at the meeting this week.
(RTTNews) - A positive balance was shown by the Tourism Investment Forum held by the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism in Bogota, which was attended by more than 170 national and foreign businesspeople. During the development of the event, a total of 50 projects in 18 ...
For years, the stunning site was off-limits as Colombia struggled with conflict. In recent years, however, the river has reopened to tourists — and as the country puts its troubled past behind it, Colombia is becoming a tourist hot spot, with international travel up 20 per cent last year. Still, Cano Cristales' ...
Although the use of bikes spiked since the opening of ciclorrutas and some of the traffic was calmed (according to the Secretary for Mobility more than 800,000 trips are made by bike in Bogotá every day), the new problem is that even ciclorrutas can get quite busy and become an ineffective way to travel.
Set and filmed in Colombia, the show mainly focuses on the rise and fall of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar; and its effect on tourism has not gone unnoticed. According to Daniel Buitrón Jaramillo, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Eco Travel Colombia, “Netflix's Narcos has definitely put a spotlight on ...
Colombia's environment ministry is set to order the partial closure of popular “Playa Blanca” near tourism hotspot Cartagena in an attempt to preserve the threatened Hawksbill sea turtle. The resolution, expected to be ratified in coming days, will see the northern zone of the idyllic strip of beach along the ...
Caribbean Travel – Developing New Markets Requires Improved ... These are skills that the Caribbean tourism sector needs to do much more to acquire. ... he is exploring the possibility of Avianca developing airlift out of Colombia.
To safeguard an ecosystem that has been stressed by increased tourism in recent years, a Colombian court ordered a local authority to cap the number of people who can enter the popular Johnny Cay island, a small remote paradise off the coast of the Caribbean island San Andres. Johnny Cay ...
To safeguard an ecosystem that has been stressed by increased tourism in recent years, a Colombian court ordered a local authority to cap the ...
The report cited outlook of major geological areas in global Medical Tourism market covering North America (includes Medical Tourism market top countries like Mexico, Canada and the US), Latin America (includes Medical Tourism market top countries such as Brazil, Argentina and Colombia ), Europe ...
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Over 200,000 Venezuelans have registered with ... is asking Venezuelans to register if they do not have work or tourism visas, ...
"We are extremely pleased with the announcement made today by HubSpot," said María Lorena Gutiérrez, Colombian Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism. "In recent years, Colombia has become a business services and IT hub for companies around the world, due to our strategic geographic ...
... 320, an additional weekly capacity of 350 seats. We look forward to welcoming more visitors from Colombia and other Latin American countries.
BOGOTA, (Reuters) – Over 200,000 Venezuelans have registered with ... is asking Venezuelans to register if they do not have work or tourism visas, ...
WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB), Curaçao Airport Partners (CAP), Curaçao Airport Holding (CAH) and Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) are pleased to announce that as of August 3, 2018, Avianca will increase capacity with 4 additional flights per week from Bogota.
We (also) had successful meetings with all the major tourism players in the region, as is evident by the number of deals we managed to pull off. We also made very successful treks into Colombia, Peru and Chile. I can safely say without any fear of contradiction that we have made that long anticipated ...
Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and a Jamaican delegation recently returned ... We also made very successful treks into Colombia, Peru and Chile.
María Lorena Gutiérrez, the Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, made the announcement for the scholarship in the presence of the US ...
Colombia wins Global Big Day for the second time in a row ... decreasing conflict in many of the more remote regions of Colombia, tourism in regions ...
Tourism statistics showing data indicating inbound tourism and outbound travel records. Covering 47 travel and tourism destinations with eight in the ...
BERLIN – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos highlighted his ... One of the sectors boosted by Santos' administration has been tourism, in ...
Body of Joe Tilley found under Colombia waterfall ... The area where he was found, a popular adventure tourism destination, is known locally as “Fin ...
It encourages them to look beyond tourism and leave lasting legacies. By holding the annual Global Forum it sets out to educate key senior ...
Portugal Tourism brought over 40 luxury travel suppliers to ILTM Latin ... not only from Brazil but a lot from Mexico, Uruguay, Chile and Colombia.”
Colombians make sancocho with root vegetable, chicken, pork and beef. "You have to know your own place then you can travel and see the world," ...
Associations from all over the world are to descend on Bogotá, Colombia, this ... It encourages them to look beyond tourism and leave lasting legacies.
According to Colombia's Minister of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism, María Lorena Gutiérrez, the parties aim to conclude negotiations on 23 ...
Major landscaping efforts have made it a great tourist destination, thus opening markets for high-value specialty crops such as coffee, cacao and floral ...
"Chilean airline LATAM will have three flights, while Avianca Colombia is slated to commence flying directly to Jamaica from Bogota, Colombia, four ...
I always worry about what people in the US will say when I disclose that I'm Colombian. I've gotten used to grinning my way through tone-deaf ...
The ancient Lost City of Teyuna, in Colombia's Sierra Nevada region, has long captured the imagination of travellers seeking off-the-beaten-track ...
Medellín authorities want tourists and youngsters to be mindful of the ... and a senior policeman killed during Colombia's war on drugs in the 1980s.
“The Agreement strengthens and expands our already strong trade and tourism links with Brazil and will benefit American and Brazilian businesses ...
Even before this figure was known, María Lorena Gutiérrez, Colombia's minister of commerce, industry, and, tourism, said last week that the issuance ...
In recent years, American tourists have flocked to Colombia, the third most populous in South America. Americans represent the largest group of ...
While economic growth is relatively steady and tourism is booming, a 2014 drop in the price of oil—Colombia's main export—led to a slowdown from ...
The operator is working with Wiwa Tours, the first indigenous travel company in the Sierra Nevada, to offer the seven day Colombia- Lost City Trekking ...
Colombia will become the 37th member of the OECD and the third Latin ... A testament to Colombia's comeback is the growth in its tourism industry.
The largest gains were among travelers from Canada, the United Kingdom, Brazil and Colombia. Tourism leaders attributed the increase to more ...
A testament to Colombia's comeback is the growth in its tourism industry. According to the US International Trade Administration, as of 2017, tourism ...
The Ambassador said that the Embassy in India and ProColombia, the promotion body for trade, tourism and investment of Colombia, are ready to ...
WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao welcomed a total of 15,029 stayover visitors from the ... Colombian visitors decreased in April recording 44% less visitors.
... working together, and currently the Embassy of Indonesia in Bogota is stepping up cooperation in various fields, particularly tourism and agriculture.
Cuidad Perida, or the Lost City in Colombia's Sierra Nevada region, is an alluring trek through a dense rainforest up to ancient ruins. Now, travellers ...
Seven years after its creation, the Pacific Alliance - formed by Colombia, ... region, as well as increasing employment and attracting more tourism.
There's good news for tourists' wallets in Belize, too, with the country ... COLOMBIA: With jungle ruins to rival Machu Picchu, lush mountains and an ...
The colonial city of Cartagena is the country's second most visited city by tourists, second only to the capital city of Bogotá. According to the CITUR ...
The good moment Colombian fashion is having, along with its designs, ... the Colombian government entity that promotes non-mining exports, tourism ...
Colombia started exporting Hass avocados to the United States last year. ... In 2017, Colombian avocado exports to the US amounted to $70,571 ... from the Ministries of Commerce, Industry and Tourism and Agriculture, and different ...
The Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, María Lorena Gutiérrez, explained that this achievement is the result of the key work that has been ...
The ambassador said Colombia has made strides towards achieving peace, and ... “After years of struggle, today Colombia is a country full of energy and ... Neville Cenac expressed that Saint Lucia depends mainly on tourism and ...
The city of Medellin, Colombia has changed dramatically over the past few decades. But the city's past as the home to one history's most violent drug ...
Violence hurt Colombia's tourism sector hard. Now, international tourists have started to trickle into the country, with the United States' International ...
The relations between Bogota and Ankara will develop further, Colombian Commerce, Industry and Tourism Minister Maria Lorena Gutierrez said.
Ties between Turkey, Colombia to enhance further ... Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria signed an ...
An International Summit on Child Protection in Travel and Tourism will take place at the Agora Bogota Convention Center in the Avenida Calle 24 # 38 ...
(MENAFN) Colombian Commerce, Industry and Tourism Minister Maria Lorena Gutierrez affirmed that ties between Bogota and Ankara are to be ...
Colombia's Jaime Cabal has been appointed deputy secretary general of the United Nations' World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Cabal will be the ...
The World Economic Forum has released its list of the safest and most dangerous countries in the world for tourists to visit. To get the results, The ...
Colombia's Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, María Lorena Gutiérrez, said the government's market diversification policy had opened up ...
For those wanting to see wider South American destinations, Quasar also caters for bespoke trips through Ecuador, Peru and Colombia, with a focus ...
... and the Colombian embassy in Argentina led the work to obtain the endorsement of Senasa, stated the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism.
An International Summit on Child Protection in Travel and Tourism is taking place in Bogotá DC, Colombia, this week. The summit is co-organised by a ...
Colombian Commerce, Industry and Tourism Minister Maria Lorena Gutierrez said last week that there should be more direct flights between Istanbul ...
Florida drew an estimated 33.2 million visitors from January through March, which was a ... “Tourism is the number one economic driver in Florida. ... followed by the United Kingdom, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia, according to the ...
Colombia has been named as the “portrait country' at this year's World ... at the Ocaso farm near Salento, one of the country's top tourism destinations.
Colombia's national parks authority has declared one of the world's largest ... while developing sustainable tourism projects with local communities.
Colombia has published a draft decree on regulating the management of ... Three ministries – commerce, industry and tourism (MinCIT), health and ...
Global representatives of governments, tourism businesses, law enforcement agencies, the UN and civil society are gathering in Bogotá today to ...
International travel was strong, growing 2.9 percent, with net gains in visitors from Canada, the United Kingdom, Brazil and Colombia, the county's ...
Cheap travel, local tourists promote child trafficking, says experts at ... at the International Summit on Child Protection in Travel and Tourism in Bogota.
Child sex tourism fueled by cheap travel, technology, experts say ... at the International Summit on Child Protection in Travel and Tourism in Bogota.
By Anastasia Moloney. BOGOTA, June 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Children worldwide are more likely to be preyed upon by residents of their ...
Stronger commercial accountability, data and technology savviness, and the ability to better influence the company culture are significant changes ...
BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Children worldwide are more likely to be preyed upon by residents of their own homeland than foreign ...
The profile has changed so much that we need to be much more alert,” Sandra Howard, Colombia's deputy tourism minister. As tourism grows, so ...
BOGOTA, June 7 — Children worldwide are more likely to be preyed upon by residents of their own homeland than foreign tourists seeking illicit sex, ...
Psychedelic tourism thrives in Peru despite recent killing ..... Every year thousands of tourists visit jungle retreats in Peru, Colombia and Ecuador to try ...
Child sex tourism fueled by cheap travel, technology, says experts ... at the International Summit on Child Protection in Travel and Tourism in Bogota.
BOGOTA — Children worldwide are more likely to be preyed upon by residents of their own homeland than foreign tourists seeking illicit sex, ...
She announced that 40 journalists specialized in tourism from Panama, Argentina, Colombia, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Uruguay, Peru, Mexico, and the ...
The profile has changed so much that we need to be much more alert," Sandra Howard, Colombia's deputy tourism minister. As tourism grows, so ...
Cuba Attends Regional Food Industry Fair in Colombia ... of Commerce of Bogota and Procolombia (which is responsible for the promotion of tourism, ...
We have an open economy (and) good tourism. When you go there, you will see how wonderful Colombia is. We welcome you to Colombia.".
In addition to the large US contingent, suppliers will also be attending from Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Panama, Costa Rica, Colombia, Dominican ...
It's a big boost for Curaçao's tourism industry, meaning more travelers from the Colombian market and the vast number of connections across Latin ...
BOGOTA (Reuters) – Ivan Duque, the frontrunner to win Colombia's ... investment from infrastructure, agriculture, the service industry and tourism.
Almost one month after the Israel Hayom newspaper exposed the story of the murder of a Colombian tour guide who helped two young Israelis survive ...
BOGOTA, June 13 (Reuters) - More than a million people have left ... work or tourism visas, dual citizenship, or some other type of formal permission to ...
Colombia had asked Venezuelans to register if they do not have work or tourism visas, dual citizenship, or some other type of formal permission to ...
Ivan Duque, the frontrunner to win Colombia's presidential election on ... investment from infrastructure, agriculture, the service industry and tourism.
The pineapple is part of the Alianza Agro Exporta, a joint work of the Ministries of Commerce, Industry, and Tourism and the Ministry of Agriculture, ...
Colombia's Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism (MinCIT) released a figures this week that show a marked increase in the number of ...
Election day in Colombia is on Sunday, and voters in the diaspora can cast .... A government tourism campaign launched in 2008 — with the slogan, ...
Colombia's stock index, Colcap, and national currency have remained calm since the election of right-wing candidate Iván Duque in the presidential ...
One is a military policemen and the other is a former Minister of Tourism, ... Colombian journalist Julieth Gonzalez Theran was also assaulted on live ...