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  • Thursday, April 20th 2023 - 10:45 UTC

    First Quarter sees over a million tourists flocking to Uruguay

    Purchases by 'premium' tourists increased by 36% in relation to the pre-pandemic period

    The Ministry of Tourism of Uruguay announced that in the first quarter of the year, more than one million tourists visited the South American country, generating revenues of 741 million US dollars. This was presented on Wednesday, indicating an increase in the sector.

  • Saturday, April 1st 2023 - 09:33 UTC

    Colonia launched as possible destination at cruise fair

    Monzeglio (left) and Lammens concurred Argentina and Uruguay should promote themselves jointly for cruise travel

    Uruguayan tourism authorities included the riverside city of Colonia del Sacramento as yet another possible destination for cruise ships already making calls at Montevideo and Punta del Este. Deputy Tourism Minister Renzo Monzeglio headed the South American country's delegation which participated in the recent Seatrade Cruise Global 2023, arguably the most important cruise fair in the world, held at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center in the US State of Florida.

  • Thursday, March 9th 2023 - 10:22 UTC

    Uruguay going through largest cruise season ever and wants more

    The number of arrivals is to grow when Colonia del Sacramento becomes a new destination for cruise ships, Monzeglio explained

    Uruguay's Deputy Tourism Minister Remo Monzeglio said this week that the South American country was going through the most active cruise season in the past 8 years, with 160 ships arrived so far (116 in Montevideo, 44 in Punta del Este and 44 others yet to reach its shores.

  • Tuesday, January 17th 2023 - 19:25 UTC

    Argentine nationals top list of foreign travelers entering Uruguay in 2022

    Monzeglio also highlighted the first fortnight of January was quite successful

    Argentine nationals topped the list of foreign travelers arriving in Uruguay throughout 2022, although Paraguayans were the ones who spent the most money, according to the latest report by the South American country's Ministry of Tourism.

  • Saturday, April 30th 2022 - 09:50 UTC

    Uruguay confirms promising cruise season ahead

    “It is practically impossible for a cruise ship from Europe to come only to Montevideo and not visit Buenos Aires,” Monzeglio explained

    Uruguayan tourism authorities have confirmed 143 calls in Montevideo and 40 in Punta del Este for the upcoming cruise season after meetings between a delegation led by Undersecretary Remo Monzeglio with representatives of the cruise industry and authorities of the Port of Buenos Aires, it was reported Friday.

  • Saturday, January 15th 2022 - 10:09 UTC

    The most luxurious vacation properties in Uruguay: Up to US$ 250,000 per fortnight

    Of the 10 most luxurious properties in the temporary rental section of Mercado Libre, 7 are in José Ignacio, two in Manantiales and one in Punta del Este

    For some years now, luxury vacationers are increasingly enjoying Eastern Uruguay's coastline. Beach towns such as José Ignacio, Manantiales or Miamesque Punta del Este are hosts to thousands of tourists that are giving an air of increasing exclusivity to these places.

  • Tuesday, November 2nd 2021 - 09:59 UTC

    Uruguay reopens borders to fully immunized foreigners

    Entry into Uruguay is now permitted “for people who have completed their vaccination schedule or have had the COVID-19 disease”

    Around 3,000 foreign tourists arrived in Uruguay before sunset Monday after borders were fully reopened to vaccinated travellers following nearly two years of closure to fight COVID-19.

  • Wednesday, October 6th 2021 - 08:14 UTC

    MSC cruises cancels 2021/22 season to Uruguay and Argentina

    MSC cruises announced on Tuesday that it was cancelling its 2021/22 cruise season to Argentina and Uruguay. “Since the beginning of the year and continuing on the path outlined last year to achieve the safe resumption of cruise operations in Buenos Aires, MSC Cruises has been working closely with authorities from Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay to reestablish protocols and joint operation rules for the 2021/22 season from Buenos Aires and Montevideo under the new normality”, pointed out a release from the Swiss company.

  • Thursday, June 10th 2021 - 21:15 UTC

    Cruise industry interested in returning to Uruguay for the 2021/22 season

    Busy day in Montevideo  with cruise visitors

    Uruguay has received over 200 requests for cruise vessels to call in Montevideo and Punta del Este for the coming 2021/22 season, (October/March), according to reports in the local media. Of the 200, 140 requests are for Montevideo and 60 for the international seaside resort of Punta del Este.

  • Monday, May 17th 2021 - 09:45 UTC

    Uruguay: tourism almost back to normal by October – travel pass on the way

    The digital travel pass is here to stay, said Monzeglio

    Uruguay's Tourism Undersecretary Remo Monzeglio Sunday explained in a radio interview that his country envisions a quasi total return to normalcy for this coming October and that “we are preparing for the (summer) season.”

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