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Montevideo, December 11th 2023 - 01:39 UTC


  • Thursday, November 16th 2023 - 06:36 UTC

    Adventure awaits: Exploring the world's most thrilling tourism destinations

    Photo: Te lensFix

    When we think of adventure tourism, images of adrenaline-pumping activities like bungee jumping, white-water rafting, and zip-lining often come to mind. While these activities certainly make for exciting adventures, adventure tourism encompasses a wide range of thrilling experiences that cater to all sorts of interests and preferences. From scaling towering mountains to exploring the depths of the ocean, the world is filled with incredible destinations that offer unforgettable adventures for travelers seeking a rush of excitement. In this blog post, we will explore some of the most adventurous and thrilling tourism destinations around the globe, and we'll start our journey with an unexpected twist: casinos.

  • Tuesday, October 31st 2023 - 11:48 UTC

    Avian Influenza confirmed in Bird Island; South Georgia introduces stringent bio-security measures

    Bird Island is one of the most closely monitored seabird and seal colonies in the world, so ongoing studies will reveal the impacts of the disease in detail.

    Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has been confirmed in brown skua populations on Bird Island, South Georgia. In response to the situation on Monday, the Government of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands (GSGSSI) has introduced a comprehensive Management Plan and new regulations to further protect terrestrial habitats and the remarkable animals and plants found in those islands.

  • Tuesday, October 31st 2023 - 10:34 UTC

    Cruise season kicks off with four Antarctic ships in Montevideo

    The 2022-2023 season runs from November to April

    Four Antarctic ships have been reported to be docking in the Uruguayan port of Montevideo as the 2023/2024 cruise season is already underway.

  • Saturday, October 28th 2023 - 01:09 UTC

    Carnival could face cascade of demands following a ruling on a Covid 19 outbreak in one of its vessels

    The Ruby Princess sailed from Sydney to New Zealand in March 2020, right at the start of the pandemic. Some 2,671 passengers and 1,146 crew were on board.

    Cruise operator Carnival could face a cascade of demands following a ruling by an Australian judge referred to passengers' safety and an outbreak of Covid-19 on board one of its vessels. According to the ruling, the company misled passengers about safety risks and should have canceled a voyage by the Ruby Princess in March 2020 before it departed.

  • Wednesday, October 25th 2023 - 10:00 UTC

    Flybondi to revolutionize peer-to-peer airline seats market

    The Argentine low-cost carrier made the announcement during a forum in Mexico

    Argentine budget airline Flybondi will be the first in the world to allow passengers to trade tickets among themselves, the company announced Tuesday during a business forum in Mexico. The details on how travelers will be able to deal their seats are still being finalized, as is the exact moment when the mechanism would become available for users to exchange Flybondi tickets among themselves on both domestic and international routes.

  • Tuesday, October 24th 2023 - 10:40 UTC

    St. Helena residents in Falklands can transit to Jamestown via Ascension Island

    Following the completion of the runway works of the South Atlantic Airbridge to Ascension, residents of St Helena living on the Falklands have the opportunity to travel via Ascension Island

    The Ascension Islands Government Resources Directorate has announced new travel arrangements that will enable residents of St Helena to transit between the Falkland Islands and St. Helena via Ascension. The UK Ministry of Defense have introduced these arrangements with immediate effect following consultations with the FCDO, AIG, SHG and FIG.

  • Tuesday, October 10th 2023 - 08:23 UTC

    Winners of the competition, Why I would like to meet my neighbors in the Falklands?

    Some of the winners of previous years enjoying their stay in the Falklands

    The Falkland Islands Government and the British Embassies in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay have announced the winners of this year’s regional student competition. Participants from the four countries were asked to submit a short video in English, in which they answered the question: “Why would I like to meet my neighbours in the Falkland Islands?”.

  • Saturday, October 7th 2023 - 09:46 UTC

    Aerolíneas Argentinas targets Uruguayan market for the summer

    “Aerolíneas Argentinas is committed to federalism,” Ceriani said

    Aerolíneas Argentinas will be offering nonstop seasonal services linking Montevideo with Bariloche and Mar del Plata starting Jan. 2 and Jan. 3 respectively, among other changes for the summer announced by the South American country's flag carrier.

  • Monday, October 2nd 2023 - 10:13 UTC

    New Uruguayan airline on the horizon?

    “We are optimistic that during the season we will have a good network of air connectivity,” Monzeglio said

    Uruguay's Tourism Undersecretary Remo Monzeglio said during the weekend that there were several airlines interested in flying under the flag of the South American country.

  • Saturday, September 30th 2023 - 09:05 UTC

    Newest Buquebús unit to be named after actress China Zorrilla

    China Zorrilla united the two shores, the two countries

    Buquebús, the only company offering passenger services linking Montevideo and Buenos Aires daily across the River Plate in addition to the route between Colonia and the Argentine capital, announced Friday that its newest unit already under construction and slated to be delivered in 2025 would be named after Uruguayan actress China Zorrilla.