Accor To Invest US$100 Million To Build 10 New Argentina Hotels

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, real estate

Accor, the French hotel group which operates 3,500 properties worldwide, is planning to invest US$100 million and build ten new hotels in Argentina as part of an aggressive Latin American expansion. The announcement, made yesterday in a meeting between Accor representatives and Argentina’s Ministry of Tourism, is another foreign vote of confidence in the country’s future and the tremendous untapped …

Retailers & Hotel Chains Rushing To “The Saudi Arabia Of Patagonia”

Patrick Archer foreign investment, hotels & casinos, real estate, us companies, visionaries

Carrefour, Coto, Jumbo, La Anonima and Walmart. Only one city in Argentina is home to all five major supermarket chains, and it’s not Buenos Aires, Cordoba or even Rosario. It’s the Patagonia capital city of Neuquen which is ground cero for Argentina’s nascent shale oil boom. “Neuquen Comes To Life At The Hands Of Vaca Muerta” is the headline of …

VanityBA: Beware The Seductive Gaming Powers Of The Conrad Angels

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, creative class, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, vanityba, wine & vineyards

Yes, the Conrad Angels are a thing, and apparently they were the most remarkable thing to hit Mendoza during this month’s 2014 Wine Harvest Celebrations. “The Conrad Angels Revolutionized Mendoza” is the headline in today’s society section of MDZ Online which explains the marketing promotion by Chile’s Enjoy which created this elite smiling force from hundreds of aspiring Southern Cone …

What Are Average Hotel Prices In Argentina’s Top Tourist Destinations?

Patrick Archer average prices, competitiveness, hotels & casinos, real estate, tourism

With a relatively strong dollar, a plummeting peso and an abundance of summer travel deals, inbound tourism is on the rise again in Buenos Aires and the rest of Argentina. So where will you get the most bang for your travel buck in terms of hotels? A new survey from Buenos Aires-based Trivago sheds light on average prices for hotels …

Puerto Madero New Condos Keep Rising Over Docks 2 and 3

Patrick Archer average prices, buenos aires events, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, real estate

When the master plan for Puerto Madero was first unveiled in 1992, there was no mention of high-rise buildings for commercial or residential use. Two decades later, there are two dozen Puerto Madero buildings with over 20 stories and more on the way. Puerto Madero Reaches 26 Towers & Changes BA’s Horizon is the headline of Pablo Novillo’s analysis in …