Ushuaia, the capital of Tierra del Fuego province will have a sustainable five-star hotel linked to the Hilton Hotels and Resorts consortium, which is expected to be inaugurated in December 2023. The announcement was done by Tierra del Fuego governor Gustavo Melella, his deputy Monica Urquiza and several members of the cabinet and local authorities.
The Argentine government of President Alberto Fernández has extended the so-called industrial promotion regime for the Province of Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and South Atlantic Islands (which technically includes British Overseas Territories like the Falkland Islands claimed by Argentina), it was announced.
The Argentine government has earmarked some 70 million dollars, in three years, for the construction of an Antarctic Logistic Pole in Ushuaia, capital of the extreme south province of Tierra del Fuego. Some US$ 25 million will be invested next year to begin the development of the strategic project aimed at consolidating Ushuaia as the support hub for scientific research in Antarctica.
It's official, Argentina announced the opening of the 2021/2022 bi-oceanic and Antarctic cruise season next 20 October. The administrative resolution 834/2021 was published in the Official Gazette, triggering immediate satisfaction from Tierra del Fuego province whose governor contacted the Tourism and Sports minister Matías Lammens.
The Argentine Province of Tierra del Fuego continues to be isolated from the mainland since this past weekend as lorries keep blocking the Chilean road linking it to the Province of Santa Cruz, leaving the only sea and air travel available.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Tuesday told US National Security Council advisor Juan Gonzalez that “there will be no foreign bases,” it was reported.