From out of season incentives to wider exploration – cities work to address ever expanding overtourism

From overcrowding on Mount Everest to a glut of tourists triggering a ‘Poppy Apocalypse’ in California, ‘overtourism’ is gaining traction in the mainstream media. Cruise…..

New York and Buenos Aires forge tourism deal amidst Argentina’s economic turmoil

New York and Buenos Aires have forged a new two year partnership to boost tourism between the two cities, the first ever on the pairing……

Buenos Aires is gaining momentum on the international tourism radar as affordable Argentina catches the eye of travellers

A declining currency has helped put Argentina on the global tourism map making the destination much cheaper for international arrivals. That decline has been significant,…..

As Latin America and Caribbean carriers celebrate 15 consecutive years of traffic growth, ALTA reveals the fastest growing intra Latin American markets

ALTA, the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association, has reported that passenger traffic levels among its airline members across these regions grew 5.7% in…..

Buenos Aires excels in what was a mixed performance for hotels across Central, South America and the Caribbean in 2018

Hotels across the Central and South America region reported positive, but inflation-affected performance results in 2018, according to full calendar year data from benchmarking specialist…..

Carlson Wagonlit predicts a generally positive outlook for Latin America in 2019 with small declines in hotel rates and airfares

Although projections for Latin America’s economic performance in 2019 show 2.3% growth, both hotel rates and airfares are expected to drop, according to new research…..

Currency pressure in Argentina and Brazil is not getting any worse, but it’s also not getting any better

Currency devaluation in Argentina and Brazil has been a thorn in the sides of Latin Airlines throughout much of 2018, but even as conditions do…..

Expedia: Travellers in some of Latin America’s top markets are taking several trips per year

The Latin American market is seeing much improved connectivity from North America, Europe, Asia and the South Pacific so new research from travel technology company…..

Argentina’s financial challenges spur negative travel trends and a real slump in demand

Travel bookings in Argentina plummeted after the country’s currency crashed during May-2018, according to a recent report by intelligence specialists ForwardKeys. Summary: Travel demand in and out…..

Latin Americans have a growing desire for international travel with Argentinians and Brazilians leading the way

The appetite for international travel among Latin Americans is increasing, with a rise in international trips of more than 9% for 1H2018, according to a…..

Airline Insight: Aerolineas Argentinas

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..