Sofitel Casino Carrasco Opening Postponed Until March 2013

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

It’s one of the most highly anticipated hotel grand openings in South America, and the anticipation will only grow now that it is being postponed for a fifth time. March, July, September, November and December 15 were the five most recent grand opening dates given for the new Sofitel Casino Carrasco, and the Sofitel website still hypes a Grand Opening …

Carrasco: The Most Exclusive Neighborhood In Montevideo

Patrick Archer aruba, average prices, foreign investment, real estate, tourism, uruguay

When the Hotel Carrasco opens in Montevideo later this year, it will mark the triumphant end of a painstaking US$22 million restoration for one of Uruguay’s most beautiful landmarks. And while the entire basement of the hotel will become a state-of-the-art casino, El Pais’ Andres Lopez Reilly says the real betting has taken place in the neighborhood of Carrasco. The …