New Hotel-Friendly Law Gets Tough On Short-Term Rentals

Buenos Aires hotels have been losing ground and guests to owners of short-term apartment rentals ever since the 2001 financial crisis, but new legislation approved this week seeks to clamp down on alquileres temporarios and dramatically stem the turista tide. The new law will require those who own and rent four or more Buenos Aires short-term rental properties to, among other things, add …

Check-In-Vest: Buenos Aires Hotels Create Spaces to Close the Deal

A delegation of UK businessmen recently flew 7,000 miles from London to BA to pursue tourism investment opportunities in Argentina. Meetings with government officials were scheduled well in advance and a convenient location was agreed to by all parties: the hotel restaurant. The visiting delegation could simply take the elevator to the lobby, the locals knew the landmark property by …