Uruguay Hotel Reservations Have Tripled Over The Past Decade

Patrick Archer foreign investment, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay

The number of tourists coming to Uruguay has doubled over the past decade, while the number of Uruguay hotel reservations has tripled, according to new information from the Ministry of Tourism and Sports. Between January and September, Tourists Spent US$570 Million In Uruguay Hotels, is the headline of Luis Custodio’s detailed analysis of the rapid evolution of Uruguay’s hotel sector over …

Uruguay New Hotel Construction Wave Moves Beyond The Coast

Patrick Archer foreign investment, hotels & casinos, real estate, tourism, uruguay

The recent wave of Uruguay luxury hotel construction and renovation continues rising and spreading from Montevideo and Punta del Este into the country’s previously underserved interior. The current boom was set into motion with the approval of pro-tourism legislation in 2007 when the only luxury hotels could be found in coastal areas like Montevideo, Maldonado and Colonia. Today, Uruguay has …

Elle Italia: Uruguay Is The New VIP Paradise

Patrick Archer culture, foreign investment, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay

The new issue of Elle Italia features Nambian supermodel Behati Prinsloo on the cover, but the magazine’s most awe-inspiring beauty flows from the pen of travel writer Annalisa Testa. Uruguay: Il Nuovo Paradiso del VIP (Uruguay The New VIP Paradise) is the title of Testa’s homage which extends the usual VIP playground narrative beyond the city limits of Punta del Este …

Buenos Aires Tops Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Awards

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, competitiveness, culture, global rankings, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, tourism

Conde Nast Traveler’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards were released this week, and Buenos Aires was named the #1 City in Central and South America as chosen by 80,000 world travelers. The Conde Nast website summarizes the Top 5 Cities in Central and South America in reverse order: 5. Antigua de Guatemala, 4. Paraty, Brazil, 3. Cartagena, Colombia, 2. Cusco, Peru …

Cordoba Real Estate Developer Unveils 5 Tower Love Project

Patrick Archer competitiveness, hotels & casinos, real estate

Now a local developer is betting on a continuation of Cordoba’s never-ending love for ladrillos with an aptly named megaproject called Love Cordoba. The centerpiece of the project will be five high-rise towers with a total of 1,000 units and over 131,000 square meters (1.4 million square feet) of construction. In addition to the residential component, LOVE will have 37,700 …