Colombia Archive

New Hotels Coming to Latin America in 2015

I’m currently attending the International Luxury Travel Mart conference in the Riviera Maya this week (ILTM Americas) at a hotel I’m always glad to be in again: Fairmont Mayakoba. Through presentations and just bopping around the booths, I’m getting the scoop on what’s on the way next year and beyond. There are supposedly 429 hotels [...]

Notable New Hotels Coming to Central and South America

Want to gaze into a crystal ball and see what new resorts and city hotels will be on the way soon in Central and South America? Luxury Latin America attended two travel conferences in the past couple weeks to see what new tourism projects and hotels will be showing up in the coming years that [...]

B.O.G. Design Hotel in Bogota, Colombia

Looking for the cool address in Bogota? BOG is where you want to book if you’re a moneyed member of the creative class. Colombia has been rapidly expanding its number of hotels for the rising number of tourists and business travelers, but Bogota still only has a few high-end luxury hotels. Until recently, it did [...]

Chilling at the Charlee Hotel in Medellin, Colombia

Yeah we know, if you’re older than 30 the first thing that pops into your head when you hear Medellin is not “trendy.” But this city is a magnet for the creative class and they’ve got an excellent hotel meant for them in the Charlee. When drug kingpin Pablo Escobar ruled from his base in [...]

Touring Cartagena in Style

We posted our latest tour feature this week on the South American luxury tourism hotspot Cartagena, Colombia. This was my second time in this beautiful walled city (the historic part anyway), but last time I was there for the TravelMart Latin America trade show held at the convention center outside of town and I only [...]

10 Most Popular Luxury Tour Stories and Hotel Reviews

A couple times a year I like to highlight which pages of Luxury Latin America travelers are clicking on the most. It changes a lot from one quarter to the next depending on where our readers are headed and who’s in the news (good or bad), and usually it’s a bit surprising who makes it [...]