US, Italian and Russian astronauts are set to blast off into space on Saturday in a launch coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Alexander Skvortsov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, NASA's Andrew Morgan and Luca Parmitano of the European Space Agency will travel to the International Space Station at 1628 GMT from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.Add your comment!
Stanley, in the Falkland Islands, was rated as the top port in South America and Antarctica, according to Cruise Critic's fourth annual Cruisers' Choice destination awards which was published on Wednesday. Likewise Best large-ship line in South America and Antarctica, Norwegian Cruise Line, while Best small-ship line in South America and Antarctica, Hurtigruten.1 comment
Several iconic hotels in Montevideo, Uruguay, have closed or will be converted into office buildings according to the Chamber of Tourism sources. The list includes a top-rated boutique hotel, Belmont, which hosted among others members of the British royal family and political figures such as Fidel Castro, and other world leaders.Add your comment!
The finest travel brands in Latin America have been unveiled at a star-studded gala ceremony in Bolivia. The elite of the travel industry assembled for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Latin America Ceremony in the administrative capital, La Paz, to find out who amongst them would be crowned best of the best.Add your comment!
Argentina's National Civil Aviation Administration (ANAC) Thursday agreed with its Chilean counterpart (DGAC) to allow LATAM aircraft under Chilean registration to fly the Ezeiza-Miami route with an Argentine crew on behalf of LATAM Argentina. The lease is yet to be authorised at higher levels.Add your comment!
The leading travel industry figureheads from across South and Central America are attending what will mark WTA’s inaugural ceremony on 13 July in this fascinating country.Add your comment!
The Falkland Islands Tourist Board (FITB) has released its annual tourism statistics for 2018, which shows the tourism industry broke several records all in one year.1 comment
“Extremely competitive” is how MLA Barry Elsby, speaking to Penguin News this week, described indicative fares for the new flight to Sao Paulo from the Falklands, beginning November 6.
A giant cruise ship very narrowly missed a yacht while being towed out of Venice late Sunday, just a month after a collision there renewed the controversy over the giant vessels. The 12-deck Costa Deliziosa, which is nearly 300 meters long and carries more than 3,800 passengers and crew, was being towed out in stormy conditions when the near-miss happened.
An agreement has been finalised with LATAM Airlines Brazil to introduce a second international commercial air link to the Falkland Islands with a weekly service from São Paulo/Guarulhos (with a monthly stop in Cordoba, Argentina), complementing the existing weekly flight to Santiago, Chile.