With a wildcard spot guaranteed for Giro d'Italia in May, the preparation of Team Colombia for the 1st grand tour of this year continues with 2 races later this week. The team of Claudio Corti have had a solid run over the past few weeks and carry on their European journey at Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali and ASO's Critérium International.
Recently, Edwin 'El Kalimeno' Avila won another world championship. He would make his return to the Italian event when Juan Esteban Arango, his fellow track specialist, also comes back. Avilla's last run for Colombia was at Tour de San Luis.
Seasonal additions in the number of plane service between Colombia and North America will let more visitors than earlier to feel that Colombia Is Magical Realism, stated Proexport Colombia. The government agency responsible with promoting foreign investment, trade and tourism with Colombia, is eager to give its calendar of events along with foreign travelers and at the same time to welcome to the country by sea and air.
Citizens of United Arab Emirates, Colombia and Peru must be able to go to Schengen area without obtaining a visa, stated Civil Liberties Committee earlier on Monday, improving a draft update of the European Union visa rule to this effect.
The primary proposal of the Commission envisaged a visa waiver just for people of 5 Caribbean island countries, ten Pacific island countries and Timor Leste.
Coffee giant Starbucks has announced its plan to start its very first shop in Colombia. It is more than forty years that Starbucks has bought coffee beans from Colombia. Now they are all set to sell Colombian brews in Bogota.
A recent report stated that Starbucks has plans to start at least fifty shops throughout Colombia over the next 5 years and the first shop will be in Bogotá. People will be offered a wide variety of locally produced coffee beans.
Proexport Colombia, a government house with the responsibility of promoting tourism, exports as well as foreign direct investment in Colombia, is very excited to welcome travelers from across the world to see its diverse array of travel destinations this summer. Whether looking for a luxury retreat with world famous cuisine or an path adventure or a beach getaway along with vivacious nightlife, Proexport reminds world visitors that Colombia is the place which has it all.
Tom Feiling, well known writer and journalist, travels the breadth and length of Colombia to show a vivid picture of one of the most traduce as well as one of the least understood nations in the world. The government of Colombia claims that they have won their war on terror.
Marriott International is all set to open the very first Courtyard in Bogota, the capita of Colombia. This is also the largest political, financial as well as cultural center. The place is also well known as South America's fastest increasing metropolitan regions.
The contract was signed with affiliates of Inrama South America, which is a prominent construction firm in Colombia with more than thirty seven years of experience and it also has a portfolio which includes the biggest shopping center in the country as well as some of the most important residential units and office space.
Colombia sent around 63000 visitors and accounted for over 97000 total room nights in Kissimmee previous year, according to study conducted by the Experience Kissimmee, the tourism department of Osceola County. This makes the South American country an important component to the tourism industry of the area. In an attempt to cultivate it more, the Experience Kissimmee team will guide a media mission to Cali and Bogota, Colombia next week in an attempt to sell Osceola County as a good place for visiting, stimulate interest as well as bolster the number of visitors from there.
Deval Patrick has plans to leave on a 5 - day business mission to Colombia very soon, the 4th international tour. An administration official reported that this is governor's second visit to this Latin American country.
Deval plans to give the details of the tour on Thursday. The tour itinerary came together in the past few weeks, but the tour's announcement was delayed because of the heavy winter storm which blasted the whole state recently.
Colombian government representatives and the country’s largest guerrilla group have put their peace talks on hold because of holidays. This decision has been taken on Friday without reaching any agreement on what kind of country they are willing to have after 21 days and going through more than 11 hours of negotiations.
The negotiators as well as the government delegation from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia or FARC are been sitting across the table since November 19. They are looking forward for a deal that will end the country’s decade old rivalry and violence.