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.
Next 1 Interactive, in colligation with Colombia Tourism Board is really happy to declare the start of Connext1 Media program that features the ‘Essential Colombia Vacation’ package. The whole program is being operated via the wholly owned travel subsidiaries of the company – NextTrip and Maupintour.
On Monday, over two thousand people in Colombia marched in favor or peace process which the Juan Manuel Santos’ government and FARC rebels will start in Oslo later this month. The possession was organized by an alliance of non-governmental organizations that formed to serve the process. They also asked for a say in the peace process.
On Wednesday, Caracol Radio reported that Choco, Colombia's Pacific department, is attempting to change itself into a likely tourism centre to yield more employment opportunities in the region.
Even though, at present, Choco has the highest unemployment in this nation, still this is one of the places in this country that is rich in biodiversity. Hundred and three international and national delegates got together in Quibdo, the department’s capital, to talk about the undeveloped touristic gem as well as how they could change the department and bring forth more employment.
When the time for Proexport, Colombia’s official tourism promotion organization, to unveil their brand new internet site – Colombia.travel, it saw the underlying strike that .travel would have as marketing strategy for the tourism industry of the world. Colombia.travel’s aim is to raise the country’s profile as a world class tourism destination.
Columbia snatched away ‘gold’ at the second cope federation tournament. Girls youth volleyball team from Columbia defeated Dominican Republic in the final round of the tournament. The tournament was held in Lima, Peru. On the final day of the tournament that was held on July 2nd, teams from Dominican Republic and Columbia contested their skills.
Team from Columbia came out to be much better and won in the five set thriller, scoring 3 - 2. Columbia won the gold and Dominican Republic had to be satisfied with the silver medal.
Thousands of tourists and farmers in Boyaca region participate in the traditional Tomatina event giving Sustamarchan (Colombian province) inundated with red pulp.
The whole place north of Bogota, the capital city is quite famous for their tomatoes as well as the Tomatina were portion of a weekend cultural event that hits the finish of harvest in agricultural area.
Organiser Heiner Suarez told that over 18 ts of tomatoes were employed but actually there was no foul up involved.