Argentina Franchises Finding Success In Foreign Markets

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Leather goods, premium coffee, rugby clothes, gourmet ice cream, kids clothing, portable car wash equipment and polo boots. If Argentina made a list of items to pack for a franchise road show on foreign soil, these are some of the de rigueur selections for the carry-on. In a country where consumption is moderating, Argentina’s leading franchises are seizing the moment to …

More Tourists Coming to Argentina for Polo Lessons

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Even though the Triple Corona ended last month and the world’s greatest polo players have already flown north to Wellington, the game’s allure and polo lifestyle continue to attract more tourists and aspiring players to Argentina, writes La Nacion’s Silvina Beccar Varela. As the sport attempts to broaden its appeal globally and attract more non-traditional followers, Varela says affordable Argentina is …

La Martina: The Fantasy Camp for Polo Lovers in Buenos Aires

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With last Sunday’s final in Palermo, thecurtain fell on the 2010 Triple Crown, but the polo season lives year-round at one of the oldest and most beautiful estancias in Argentina. La Martina is only 30 miles from downtown Buenos Aires, but once you enter the gates of the sprawling 500-acre estancia, you feel as if you are entering another century. …