Tag: Tourism

How do I get a US visa in Colombia and what are the waiting times?

How do I get a US visa in Colombia and what are the waiting times?

Achieving the American dream has become a challenge, even for those who have visas and want to come to the United States to study, find a better job or have a better quality of life. There are two types of visas: non-immigrant and immigrant. The former are granted to foreign nationals seeking temporary entry into […]

Tourism, FdI in Florence points the finger at the Democratic Party: “Infrastructure and security are lacking”

Tourism, FdI in Florence points the finger at the Democratic Party: “Infrastructure and security are lacking”

A fundamental issue for our country. Which, in a city like Florence, will certainly have a huge impact on the next local elections in June. A meeting between political and industrial categories and a finger pointed, peremptorily, at the Democratic Party. The room at the Adriatico hotel in Florence, where the meeting was held, organized […]

Avianca is adjusting its rates, will this have consequences for travelers who already have a ticket?

Avianca is adjusting its rates, will this have consequences for travelers who already have a ticket?

A new type of fares announced by the airline Bird which will no longer have sizes, but rather packages with different benefits and services. Also read: JetSMART starts selling routes in Colombia with tickets starting at $30,000 Users no longer buy their ticket in sizes XS, S, M, L and XXL, but now pay for […]

In November, 11 out of 12 regions showed a decline in hotel occupancy

In November, 11 out of 12 regions showed a decline in hotel occupancy

These figures coincide with autumn or decrease in the hotel occupancy that since Cotelco Hotel Information System (SIH) reported in advance: in November of 2023 the occupation It was 65.06% while in November 2022 it was 67.25%, this represents a decrease of 2.19 percentage points Even the fall according to Danny It is 1.4 percentage […]

The value of admission to Tayrona Park rose: so did the prices

The value of admission to Tayrona Park rose: so did the prices

Taking into account the economic and inflationary realities that the country is currently experiencing, the local authorities of Santa Marta announced this week that they will implement a series of measures aimed at meeting the new challenges and increasing revenues from tourism activities in the region . the city and its metropolitan area. One of […]

Holiday voucher 2024: Stay for 4 nights at the price of zone 2

Holiday voucher 2024: Stay for 4 nights at the price of zone 2

The Piedmont holiday voucher will also be offered again in 2024. This was confirmed today by its creator, Paolo Bongioanni, currently group leader of the Brothers Italy in the regional council and manager of ATL Cuneo for many years. “A note states that the Piedmont Region has allocated 431 thousand euros for the formula, which […]

Entrance ticket to the city: 5 euro ‘ticket’ in Venice

Entrance ticket to the city: 5 euro ‘ticket’ in Venice

«The first bookability model for the city. There will definitely be problems, and we have the humility to think that we can try and possibly fix ourselves.” These were the words of the Mayor of Venice, Luigi Brugnaro, with whom he announced the start of the trial on the entrance fee to visit the city. […]

Hotel occupancy in October was the lowest since 2013: Cotelco

Hotel occupancy in October was the lowest since 2013: Cotelco

The regions where their income has fallen the most are: San Andres and Providencia (-38.6%), Plains And Orinoquia (-18.7%), Gulf of Morrosquillo and Savannah (-16.9%), and Peaceful (-14.5%). Regarding the figures for the year to date (January-September), says the EMA indicates that the income between January and September, tourist accommodation fell by 1.9% compared to […]

Plan your holiday in time for 2024; these are the best dates

Plan your holiday in time for 2024; these are the best dates

The calendar with its respective holidays It became an ally for those who wanted to make plans for rest and fun in the year 2024. Also read: Great job for professionals: working at Grupo SURA As is known, Colombia is the second country in the region with the most holidays, which makes it possible to […]

Cotelco is pushing for the introduction of differentiated VAT for the hotel sector

Cotelco is pushing for the introduction of differentiated VAT for the hotel sector

Jose Andrés Duarteassured that there would be better indicators in the sector tourismit is crucial to a VAT difference in accommodation and accommodation establishments. He guild repeated the call for one VAT difference of 5% for tourism. It’s important to mention that Colombia The VAT is 19% and for accommodation services there is no difference. […]

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