Hyatt Announces 5-Star Condo-Hotel on Montevideo’s Rambla

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

The fact that booming Montevideo has a serious shortage of luxury hotels is a common refrain we hear regarding the hospitality sector in Uruguay. A recent analysis in InfoNegocios found that year-round Montevideo only has 86 hotels, compared to highly seasonal Maldonado (153). Now one major international player is planning to help fill the void in Montevideo’s luxury hotel market. …

Argentina Sin Polo: Ralph Lauren Joins The Luxury Exodus

Patrick Archer argentina polo, competitiveness, lifestyle, tourism, us companies

Ask any polo fanatic in Argentina what the three most important destinations are in Buenos Aires and they will tell you “Tortugas, Hurlingham and Palermo.” Ask any Polo fanatic the same question and they will tell you, “Recoleta, Calle Florida and Unicenter Shopping.” The first three are the sites of the Triple Crown of Polo; the latter the three locations …

New Radisson Hotel Will Be Cordoba’s Tallest Building

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

International hotel groups continue to gravitate toward untapped lodging opportunities in Argentina’s vast interior. When it opens in late 2013, the new Radisson Hotel will be the only 5-star hotel in Cordoba. The new Radisson will be the hotel component of a much larger development called the Capitalinas Complex which includes a mix of luxury residential and AAA office space, …

The Most Exclusive Neighborhood in Buenos Aires Turns 100

Patrick Archer aruba, average prices, lifestyle, real estate

Buenos Aires is a city where wealth has migrated decidedly northward for over a century. The yellow fever epidemic of 1870 set the wheels in motion away from downtown 140 years ago. With the advent of cars, trains and gated communities, the migration just keeps pushing further north well beyond the boundaries of Capital Federal…with one notable exception. Barrio Parque …

For Sport: The Best Dove Shooting In The World & 5-Star Luxury Lodging

Patrick Archer lifestyle, real estate, tourism

Avid outdoorsmen know that Argentina and Uruguay are home to some of the finest hunting and fishing in the world. From doves to dorados and pigeons to perdiz, the two countries offer ample opportunities for hunters and anglers seeking a superlative outdoor experience. The Argentine province of Cordoba is a prime example. Considered to be the Dove Capital of the …