Mendoza Is Now Brazilians’ #2 Destination In Argentina

Patrick Archer foreign investment, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, tourism, wine & vineyards

Mendoza welcomed over 320,000 tourists in the summer month of January, as the Argentine province continues to seduce more national and international visitors with its unique combination of natural beauty, outdoor activities and wine tourism. According to the Ministry of Tourism, the southern region of Mendoza was the most sought after in January with San Rafael topping the list of …

Colonia Emerging As A Year-Round Tourist Destination

Patrick Archer aruba, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay

The cobblestone streets, 17th century architecture and beautiful sunsets that characterize Colonia del Sacramento have always lured Argentines and international tourists in Buenos Aires across the river for a weekend stay. But now Colonia is turning into a year-round destination, and the same qualities that attracted the Portuguese back in 1680 are luring a new generation of real estate investors and …

A Healthy Outlook for Luxury Spas and Wellness Tourism in Argentina

Patrick Archer hotels & casinos, lifestyle, tourism, vanityba

Wellness tourism is on the rise in Argentina as more hotels and resorts adapt to foreign visitor demands for Aromatherapy, Chromatherapy, Hot Stones, Thai Massage and Herbal Treatments. From the finest Buenos Aires hotels to rural retreats in tranquil settings like Bariloche, Iguazu, and Mendoza, new spas are opening while existing spas are adding innovative face and body treatments to …

Staycations: Hoteles.com Report Shows More Argentines Want to Vacation at Home

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, global rankings, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, tourism

A new report from Hoteles.com sheds some interesting light on the most sought-after vacation destinations among Argentines. The worldwide leader in hotel reservations just published the Top 20 list of global destinations with the largest one-year increase in search requests among Argentines, and destinos argentinos dominated 3 of the Top 5 and 6 of the Top 10. Cordoba ranked #1 …

Uruguay360: Website Offers Panoramic Window to the Best of Uruguay

Patrick Archer creative class, entrepreneurs, hotels & casinos, real estate, technology, tourism, uruguay

We saw earlier this week how better coordination and public/private cooperation are yielding record levels of wine and expo tourism for Argentina. Across the river in Uruguay, on pace to hit a record 3,000,000 inbound visitors this year, technology is also playing a key role thanks to a new website offering breathtaking views of some of the country’s most emblematic buildings, hotels and beaches. …