Distrito Arcos: BA’s First Outdoor Premium Outlet Opens In Palermo

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It was announced three years ago and ready to open with retail stores fully stocked and decorated several months ago, but political opposition and legal obstacles put the grand opening on hold. Now Distrito Arcos, Buenos Aires’ first outdoor premium outlet mall, is finally open to the public following the grand opening ceremony on Thursday. An appeals court ruled in …

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

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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

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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

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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 …