Brazil Tuesday started using the facial biometric passenger boarding system for air shuttle (Ponte Aereo) passengers between Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo and the Santos Dumont terminal in downtown Rio de Janeiro.1 comment
Travel resumed to Easter Island last week after COVID-19 restrictions. Last weekend, the second regular flight was performed, thus reopening one of the most iconic tourist routes after sanitary measures halted all commercial airline services.Add your comment!
Tourism authorities from Brazil and Uruguay agreed over the weekend on a series of measures to boost the industry between the two countries during the Brazil-Uruguay Integration Forum held July 30 at the Rivera City Hall.
According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourism saw a strong rebound in the first five months of 2022, with almost 250 million international arrivals recorded. This compares to 77 million arrivals from January to May 2021 and means that the sector has recovered almost half (46%) of pre-pandemic 2019 levels.
Operators at the Machu Picchu Inca citadel in Peru have agreed to increase the site's capacity from 4,000 to slightly over 5,000 tourists after protests from would-be travelers, it was announced Thursday.
Paraguayan president Mario Abdo Benitez during the Renewable Energy and Sustainable Tourism event, welcomed this week UNWTO’s support as the county works to make tourism a central pillar of economic growth, social opportunity and jobs.
Tierra del Fuego Ports' Authority has announced that climate permitting, this coming 2022/2023 cruise season Ushuaia is expecting some 540 vessel calls, making it probably a record season both in the number of passengers and vessels. At the height of the season, eighteen vessels will be visiting the Argentine extreme south city.
The Falkland Islands Tourist Board has released its July newsletter in which it gives an update of what everybody is expecting to be a great summer season after a hiatus of two years because of the pandemic.
Wingo, a Colombian budget subsidiary carrier of Panama's Copa Airlines, has been cleared by Argentina's National Civil Aviation Administration (ANAC) to start operating in the country, although it still needs to confirm its schedules before being allowed to sell tickets.
Managers at London's main airport announced they were imposing a 100,000-daily-passenger cap in a move to curb traveler lines and luggage delays amid recurrent cancellations and other nuisances. Heathrow serves 203 destinations in 84 countries.