Montevideo QR Codes Bring Zapping To City’s Historic District

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, culture, real estate, technology, tourism, uruguay

The City of Montevideo is placing plaques with QR codes on some of the most treasured historic buildings in the Ciudad Vieja (Old Town). A total of 39 buildings already bear the QR codes which make a walking tour of the historic district more enjoyable and informative from an architectural appreciation standpoint. For instance, zapping the front door of the …

Bid Process Underway for New Punta del Este Convention Center

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

A Uruguay public sector trust officially opened up the bid process this week for the construction of the new Punta del Este Expo & Convention Center. Two dozen developer groups expressed interest when the project was announced earlier this year. As envisioned, the facility will be a seven-building complex built on a 12 acre parcel north of town next to …

24 International Developers Want to Build New Punta del Este Convention Center

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

Commercial developers interested in building and managing the planned Punta del Este Convention Center had until last week to submit letters of interest, and no fewer than 24 submitted proposals to Uruguay’s National Development Corporation. The Punta del Este Convention Center will be a seven-building complex built on a 12 acre parcel north of town next to the El Jaguel …