Argentina, Uruguay Post Double-Digit Gains in Cruise Ship Arrivals

Patrick Archer lifestyle, tourism, uruguay

The South American cruise season officially ended last week with the arrival of Japan’s Asuka II, a fitting super luxury superlative to highlight another record year for both Argentina and Uruguay cruises. Passengers aboard the Japanese luxury liner paid up to $80,000 for the 100-day cruise from Kobe to South Africa, the Caribbean and here in the Southern Cone. The phenomenal …

Incentives Could Make Argentina Cruise Season A Year Round Celebration

Patrick Archer foreign investment, lifestyle, tourism, vanityba

Just before the official beginning of cruise season here in the Southern Cone, we explained how the season just keeps getting longer in Argentina and Uruguay. What used to be a tight two-month window with only a few vessels has suddenly blossomed into a seven-month engagement with hundreds of ships and thousands of visitors from as far away as the …

Cruceristas: Record Cruise Ship Arrivals in Buenos Aires, Uruguay

Patrick Archer foreign investment, lifestyle, tourism, uruguay

City traffic was heavier than usual here in Punta del Este yesterday. Yes, it is high season and the weather is perfect, but there was a sudden influx of casually-dressed pedestrians with accents other than casetllano. As the new arrivals made their way along the Rambla del Puerto, the four large cruise ships on which they traveled sat glistening in …