Montevideo Airport Arrivals Reach Record 1.7 Million Passengers

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Uruguay’s principal airport, Carrasco International, is on pace to tie the annual record for inbound passenger arrivals, according to data released yesterday at the First Annual International Air Transportation Forum (Foro del Aire) in Montevideo. Government officials estimate Carrasco (MVD) will receive 1.7 million passengers this year which ties the record set in 2011. This is an amazing rebound considering Uruguay’s …

Despite Slowdown Abroad, Record Tourism Arrivals, Spending in Argentina

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More positive tourism data today on both sides of the River Plate validating the growing attraction of Argentina and Uruguay as a safe, affordable refuge despite economic weakness playing out on other continents. Not only are foreign visitors coming in greater numbers, they are staying longer and spending more. Newly released tourism numbers for Argentina reveal over 220,000 international passenger …