Uruguay Lobbying For Qatar, South African Flights To Montevideo

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, tourism, uruguay

The Ministry of Transportation and Public Works is encouraging Qatar Airways and South African Airways to add service to Montevideo’s Carrasco International (MVD) from Doha and Johannesburg, respectively. Qatar currently offers direct flights to Buenos Aires (Map), while SAA serves both Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo (Map). In exchange for flights to Montevideo, Uruguay is offering both airlines pilot training …

AirEuropa Wants To Expand Service To Montevideo

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, tourism, uruguay

A modern motorcoach dubbed El Bus de la Alegria (Happiness) covered with soothing images of coastal Uruguay is winding its way through the Spanish countryside from Barcelona to Bilbao and Málaga to Madrid. Once on board, visitors can learn more about Uruguay tourism destinations and sample gourmet fare direct from el campo uruguayo. Air Europa, the Spanish carrier that initiated Madrid …

Agribusiness Dominates List Of Wealthiest People In Uruguay

Patrick Archer agribusiness, global rankings, lifestyle, real estate, uruguay, wine & vineyards

In some countries, it’s who owns the oil. In others, its who creates the next Instagram or Twitter. But in Uruguay, it’s who owns the land and what they produce from sheep to steers to soybeans. The 120 Richest People in Uruguay is the headline of the list compiled by Entorno Inteligente which is dominated by large-scale land owners and …

BQB Airlines Expansion Gradually Filling Regional Void

Patrick Archer franchises, lifestyle, tourism, uruguay

Eighteen months after Pluna Airlines ceased operations, BQB Airlines is gradually filling the regional void and making it increasingly unlikely Uruguay will have another national carrier. That is the conclusion of CAPA, the leading provider of independent aviation market intelligence, in a very detailed analysis of the rapid rise of BQB Air since 2010. When Pluna collapsed in 2012, BQB …

Green Gold Bringing Investors & Tourists To Uruguay Olive Trail

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay, wine & vineyards

The Uruguay olive trail gained some Extra Virgin credibility in 2013 when it became only the second country in the Southern Hemisphere to join the prestigious International Olive Council. Now foreign investors and tourists are beginning to take note. Oro Verde (Green Gold) is the title of an El Pais feature article showcasing the growing number of plantations along Uruguay’s …