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Launch of the online magazine Visit Latin America

In the current changing environment, we are launching our new online magazine edition of Visit-Latin-America. This bi-annual magazine has been published in paper for the last 5 years. However, now we will provide every week news articles…
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LATAM RESUMES OPERATIONS BETWEEN EUROPE AND LATIN AMERICA

June 16, 2020 Announces the cessation of LATAM Argentina, which will stop operating twelve domestic destinations, while flights to the United States, Brazil, Chile and Peru will be resumed by the other subsidiaries of the group. Since…

Webinar: Exploring Latin America - Tips For Travel Agents

27/05/20 Webinar prepared for travel agents wishing to understand more about Latin America in general. Key facts on Latin America, how to sell tips, how to create multi-destination itineraries, and identifying the best sellers. Speaker:…

How Panama Has Taken So Much Place In Her Heart.

Meet Claudia Terrade, CEO of Quimbaya Latin America, Claudia, you chose your home in Panama City for your lockdown. You told us that you had found a refuge there, a security but also a "favorite" where life is good, but also to meet endearing…
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Health & Safety Protocols in the region

As the WTTC publishes the global guidelines to reopen tourism and to re-establish confidence in consumers. We have appointed a special team to produce the Quimbaya New Health and Safety Operating Standards for all our suppliers. To request…
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“Protected tourist”, the new Brazilian health security seal

The Ministry of Tourism will certify establishments that implement good practices in biosecurity. While gradually reestablishing its tourist operation after the resumption of domestic flights (and despite the exponential increase in cases…

To resist, reorganize and think about the post crisis is the important thing to do now

Monday April 27, 2020 Interview with Claudia Terrade, CEO of Quimbaya Latin America Present in 11 countries of Latin America, Quimbaya Latin America is facing the crisis linked to Covid-19 pandemic. After the repatriations, our teams manage…

How to Make Authentic Argentinian Beef Empanadas

Making empanadas is easier than you think! Meat-stuffed Argentinian empanadas are a necessity in the South American Cuisine. They're eaten during holidays, at picnics, and around the campfire. This Argentinian empanada recipe is a family…

Cuenca: South America’s Leading City Break Destination

It’s under this title that the World Travel Awards recently recognized Cuenca, which has so much to offer travelers on a tight schedule. Exploring this UNESCO World Heritage Site on foot is a great way to see its countless gems:…

PERU: Lake Titicaca!

Manco Capac, according to legend, emerged from the cold waters of Lake Titicaca, 3,800 meters above sea level, and was the first of the Incas. Birthplace of the Incan civilization, Lake Titicaca is full of folklore and a haven of…

Costa Rica: BETWEEN THE CARIBBEAN & THE PACIFIC

The coasts of Costa Rica, two hundred kilometers apart, are perfect examples of sensible, high standard tourism, geared towards discovering and protecting Central American ecosystems. Bordering the Caribbean to the north-east, a…

Mexico: Exploring Unchartered Yucatán

Campeche, the region west of the Yucatán peninsula, is rich in patrimony and far from the typical sightseeing tours. Among the many gems in the region, there are two exceptional, must-see spots. Campeche, the region’s capital…

Panama: The Art Of Mola

Spread out over a territory from the islands of San Blas in Panama to the Isthmus of Darien in Colombia, the indigenous Kuna ethnic group have a unique artisanal skill – the mola – now displayed in the largest museums in the world…

Colombia: The Pearl of the Caribbean

An interview with Zully Salazar, President of the Cartagena Tourism Board 2017 was “France/Colombia Year”. What was your overall impression of this collaboration? Really positive. The cultural exchange this year offered a wide range…

Colombia: The beautifully preserved villages of Antioquia

Gone are the days when drug bosses called the shots in Medellín. Before the word gets out and crowds spill in, don’t miss these quiet villages that have rediscovered their serenity. By Catherine Gary   Santa Fe de Antioquia, a…

Chile: The Coquimbo Region Reveals The Wonders Of The Universe

Countless astronomical observatories and a Mediterranean climate let visitors from around the world catch a unique glimpse of the universe, not to mention taste the region’s grand crus and famous pisco brandy. The Coquimbo region, also…

Chile: Chiloé, Revitalize with nature and culture

Nestled in the lake district of northern Chilean Patagonia – a natural paradise home to the Mapuches – is Chiloé, an unspoiled island dotted with wooden churches from the 16th and 17th centuries, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.…

Bolivia: South Lipez, Discovering The Altiplano

At the tip of Bolivia, south of the famous Salar de Uyuni and, neighboring Argentina and the Chilean Atacama Desert, is a unique region with dreamlike landscapes that will inspire your drive for adventure: South Lipez. Perched more than 4,200…

Brazil: Nordeste via the Route of Emotions

Jericoacoara A four-hour bus ride from Fortaleza on the main road – or six hours on the scenic route for all-terrain vehicles – you’ll find the Jericoacoara natural reserve. Between sand dunes and dry mangrove trees, take an excursion…

How does a DMC like Quimbaya position itself in this new era, and with what commitments for new tourism?

In 33 years of existence we have experienced several crises but never imagined a crisis of such magnitude. A great challenge presents itself to us. Sustainability is now a matter of the short and medium-term. A daily reflection was…
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Join our movement. No more plastic bottles. Refill the world now!

Estimados colegas ,   Tenemos el gusto de invitarlos a participar a la gran campaña que nos hemos propuesto desarrollar: Ayudar a proteger nuestro planeta eliminando el consumo de agua en botellas plásticas por parte de nuestros…
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Festivities in Peru

Festivities happening from October - November 2019. The Lord of the Miracles Around October the streets are filled with vendors selling a wide variety of typical dishes and desserts such as the famous Turron de Doña Pepa. Each October,…

SANTIAGO AND SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA, NOMINATED BEST DESTINATIONS IN SOUTH AMERICA BY TRIPADVISOR – TRAVELER’S CHOICE AWARD 2019

TripAdvisor highlights Santiago and San Pedro de Atacama among the best destinations in South America The Popular Vote Award at the Travelers’ Choice Awards 2019, which chooses the 25 best tourist destinations on this side of the planet, highlighted…

Panama, a paradise for lovers of biodiversity and ecotourism!

Catherine Gary is a journalist interested in the richness of the past and the contemporary dimension of the countries visited, many of them in Latin America. She talks to us today about Panama  

The splendid landscapes of Bolivia

Bolivia offers landscapes as far as the eye can see, unparalleled beauty and calm worthy of the name, and more specifically the region of Potosí, full of resources and surprises not to be missed on your next trip. Latin America !