“Bigger & Business-Minded” Define New Wave Of Palermo Hotels

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The latest wave of hotels being built in the popular Buenos Aires neighorhood of Palermo are much larger than their predecessors and increasingly focused on the needs of business travellers. Changes In The Palermo Hotel Profile is the headline of Isabel Stratta’s analysis in iEco of the morphing lodging landscape in areas like Palermo Nuevo, Palermo Soho and Palermo Hollywood …

New Buenos Aires Expo & Convention Center “Rising” Below Recoleta

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The new Buenos Aires Convention & Expo Center (CEC) is under construction in Recoleta and promises to be another transformative project in terms of creating green space, enhancing quality of life and attracting large-scale expo tourism year-round. The City of Buenos Aires is spending $336 million pesos (US$41.3 million) on the 22,000 square meter (234,000 square foot) project which is currently …

Bid Process Opens For New Buenos Aires Convention Center

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Convention and expo tourism in Buenos Aires has surged in recent years, so the city’s newest urban development project should be a magnet for attracting more international trade and industry expos. The City of Buenos Aires will open a bid process before the end of the year for the construction of a new 200,000 square foot (19,000 m2) Convention and …

BA, Montevideo Among Top 10 Latin American Hotspots

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MasterCard released their annual Global Destination Cities Index today, and both Buenos Aires and Montevideo rank among the Top 10 Destination Cities in Latin America. The third annual ranking and forecast of international visitor arrivals and expenditures in 132 cities worldwide predicts the Top 10 Latin American destination cities will receive 15.4 million international visitors in 2013. By city, the Top …

Buenos Aires Visitors Reach 2.2 Million, Expenditures Top $3 Billion

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MasterCard Worldwide has released their Index of Global Destination Cities, a beautifully researched report which measures international passenger arrivals and expenditures in 132 cities worldwide, and Buenos Aires ranks well in both categories. In terms of inbound tourism, Buenos Aires ranks #3 in Latin America with 2.2 million international arrivals. Sao Paulo ranked #1 in the region with 2.7 million passengers and …