Colombia Archive

Heading to Cartagena Next Month

We’ll be attending TravelMart Latin America in Cartagena, Colombia next month to report on what’s new and exciting in the tourism world. This is the premier trade event for tourism boards, hotels, and travel companies operating in Central America and South America. I’ll be looking for new luxury hotels I hadn’t heard about yet and […]

Our Latest Luxury Tour Story – the Best of Colombia

Prior to now, our only luxury tour story on the ever-more-popular country of Colombia was on the Coffee Triangle region. We’ve remedied that now: first-time contributor Judith Fein gives us the lowdown on a private, customized tour of Colombia’s highlights set up by Adventure Associates. This tour took in the city many people fly to—Bogota—and […]

Our Most Popular Luxury Travel Stories and Reviews

I’ve run some blog posts before on the most popular luxury hotel reviews on our site and which tour stories are getting the most action. It varies a lot from month to month depending on what’s getting press elsewhere and when it’s vacation time in a specific place. February’s a month when a lot of […]

Their List, Our Reviews: Best Hotels in Central & South America

The January issue of Condé Nast Traveler has their Gold List, which contains the top hotels in each region based on reader surveys. I don’t tend to trust reader surveys very much since ball0t-stuffing is so rampant. As one experienced hotel PR agency person once said to me, “Most people who are going to take an […]

Luxury Travel News from Latin America – Late Summer 2012

We’re working on some new hotel reviews and luxury real estate features running soon, but meanwhile here’s a look at what others are reporting on for travel and living in Latin America. Here’s the 857th journalist surprised that Colombia feels like a safe place to travel. (OK, I’m just guessing on that number but it […]

Tourism Tidbits from Latin America

There’s always a lot going on from a tourism standpoint in the dynamic region of Latin America. Generally we leave the travel news reporting to others, but here are some new and noteworthy developments we wanted to highlight. The Coffee Triangle of Columbia has just been approved as a new UNESCO World Heritage site. International […]