Uruguay360: Website Offers Panoramic Window to the Best of Uruguay

Patrick Archer creative class, entrepreneurs, hotels & casinos, real estate, technology, tourism, uruguay

We saw earlier this week how better coordination and public/private cooperation are yielding record levels of wine and expo tourism for Argentina. Across the river in Uruguay, on pace to hit a record 3,000,000 inbound visitors this year, technology is also playing a key role thanks to a new website offering breathtaking views of some of the country’s most emblematic buildings, hotels and beaches. …

Meeting and Expo Tourism Surges 600% in Argentina Since 2004

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, global rankings, hotels & casinos, tourism

Yesterday we learned about the triple-digit growth of Argentina’s wine tourism industry over the past four years. Earlier this month, we read about record international flight and cruise ship arrivals. Now this weekend in Barcelona, Argentina’s Ministry of Tourism will tout Argentina’s prowess in capturing one of the most important segments in the travel industry: meetings and expos. The Global …

It Takes A Racimo: The Cluster As Key to Argentina Wine Tourism Success

Patrick Archer competitiveness, lifestyle, tourism, wine & vineyards

We have charted both record tourism levels in Argentina and the meteoric rise of Argentine wines on the world stage in previous posts, and one event just examined both trends simultaneously. The 2-day Wine Tourism Congress held at the Cuyo National University brought together over 500 wine and tourism industry professionals who toasted recent achievements and began analyzing keys to continued …

Walmart International Sees Strongest Sales Growth in Argentina, China & Mexico

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, us companies

Despite the media hype and bizarre headlines generated by the just completed Black Friday retail event, the annual day-after-Thanksgiving shopping holiday has come and gone with little economic impact in the US. In fact, a leading survey of economists forecasts US growth will be a modest 2.5% in the final three months of 2011. Just as a famous Wendy’s ad …

The 2011 Argentina Polo Open Championship: Second Round Action from Palermo

Patrick Archer argentina polo, arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, lifestyle, vanityba

The stage is set for Round Two of the 2011 Argentina Polo Open Championship, the third jewel in the Triple Corona and the most important event in the world of polo. After a pulling out an 11-10 victory over Pilara, La Aguada will face Chapa Uno on Saturday at 1:45, while Adolfo Cambiaso and La Dolfina take on Pilara at …