What Are Average Hotel Prices In Argentina’s Top Tourist Destinations?

Patrick Archer average prices, competitiveness, hotels & casinos, real estate, tourism

With a relatively strong dollar, a plummeting peso and an abundance of summer travel deals, inbound tourism is on the rise again in Buenos Aires and the rest of Argentina. So where will you get the most bang for your travel buck in terms of hotels? A new survey from Buenos Aires-based Trivago sheds light on average prices for hotels …

Distrito Acros Premium Outlet Opens Next Month In Palermo

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate, tourism

Exactly two years after it was officially announced, construction of Buenos Aires’ newest shopping center is back on track and scheduled to open next month in Palermo. Distrito Arcos is a US$60 million indoor/outdoor shopping center and entertainment complex that is transforming a prime stretch of Palermo real estate bordered by Santa Fe, Juan B. Justo, Godoy Cruz and Paraguay. The property sat dormant …

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 …

Marriott Plaza Buenos Aires Acquired Amid Luxury Slowdown

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, foreign investment, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, us companies

It’s one of the most historic landmarks in Argentina and has played the role of Buenos Aires host to Teddy Roosevelt, Walt Disney, Indira Gandhi, Luciano Pavarotti and Louis Armstrong among others. And now new ownership is planning to pump millions into a complete renovation of the turn-of-the-century gem between Calle Florida and the Plaza San Martin. The Plaza Hotel first …

VanityBA: Algodon Mansion First BA Hotel Named to Relais & Chateaux Collection

Patrick Archer creative class, foreign investment, franchises, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, us companies, vanityba, wine & vineyards

From Gotham With Love. That’s how we summed up our initial impression of the Algodon Mansion in last summer’s issue of InvestBA Privada. Now it seems the hotel that redefined the luxury category in Buenos Aires has joined one of the most exclusive clubs of hoteliers, chefs and restaurateurs. Algodon Mansion is the first and only Buenos Aires hotel to …