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12:41 ET ProColombia Launches an Illustrative Handbook for Nature Tourism Guides to Inspire Eco-Conscious Travelers

ProColombia, the government entity in charge of promoting international tourism, foreign direct investment, non-mining energy exports and the country ...


Dec 29, 2020, 13:05 ET 10 Reasons to Visit Colombia in 2021

Colombia is a country of contrasts, unexplored landscapes, vast biodiversity, rich cultures and ancient histories, with welcoming people full of...


Dec 14, 2020, 15:29 ET New Colombia Avocado Board Promotes Colombian Hass Avocados

From the beautiful country of Colombia, renowned for its cut flowers and producing the world's richest coffee, comes another treasure: Hass avocados. ...


Nov 24, 2020, 07:30 ET Colombia lanza la estrategia "IR A CASA, TU MEJOR DESTINO"

Con el ánimo de incentivar la reactivación del turismo internacional en Colombia, desde ProColombia se construyó la estrategia "IR A CASA, TU MEJOR...


Nov 24, 2020, 07:30 ET Colombia Launches The Strategy "VISIT HOME, YOUR BEST DESTINATION"

In order to reactivate international tourism in Colombia, ProColombia has launched "VISIT HOME, YOUR BEST DESTINATION," which invites Colombians...


Nov 19, 2020, 14:24 ET Spirit Airlines Offers Largest Route Map Between U.S. and Colombia as Inaugural Flights Touch Down in Bucaramanga and Barranquilla

Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is offering More Go to Colombia, with two new cities officially joining its route map. The carrier's signature yellow...


Nov 05, 2020, 07:00 ET Colombia to Increase its Exports of Sports Products in North America

The sports and outdoor activities segment in the United States and Canada offers new opportunities for Colombian apparel, agricultural, chemical, and ...


Oct 29, 2020, 12:02 ET Bogota Airport Meets the Highest Biosafety Standards

According to ProColombia, Bogota's El Dorado International Airport, one of the region's main air hubs, reestablished international operations on...


Oct 29, 2020, 08:00 ET Bogotá Fashion Week opens its digital showcase to international buyers

Bogotá Fashion Week has teamed up with JOOR platform, one of the most important sectoral B2B platforms in the world, to make the Colombian fashion...


Oct 23, 2020, 13:40 ET Colombia, a World-class healthcare destination

Colombia offers access to world-class healthcare with an outstanding quality of services and top of the line doctors and skilled medical personnel....


Oct 16, 2020, 10:22 ET Colombia works to attract more buyers of BPO services

The Virtual Matchmaking Forum for the BPO sector will take place on October 27 and 28. This event is jointly organized by ProColombia and BPRO—the...


Oct 08, 2020, 13:51 ET Colombia's creative industries set to conquer the western hemisphere

The Latin American Creative Economy Summit, which is part of Cartagena+, will host nearly 70 Colombian creative industries exporters. These...


Sep 30, 2020, 07:30 ET ProColombia's Virtual Macro Business Matchmaking Forum of the Americas will revitalize regional trade

This trade activity organized by ProColombia, the government entity that promote exports, investment and tourism, will take place from November 3 to...


Sep 23, 2020, 12:35 ET Colombia: Cross Border Tech Innovation and Ecosystem building

Colombia continue its nearshoring virtual tour with a new stop, San Francisco, CA. The Organization Latin San Francisco, is coordinating an exclusive ...


Sep 17, 2020, 18:38 ET Colombia announces the reopening of international flights

Colombia is advancing on its strategy for reactivating international tourism. The Colombian Government announced the reopening of the international...


Sep 16, 2020, 18:14 ET Over 550 Investors From Around The World Will Meet At The Colombia Investment Summit

The sixth version of the Colombia Investment Summit this year will be virtual and is expected to attract between 1,200 and 1,500 attendees. More than ...


Jul 28, 2020, 07:00 ET Colombia Offers Close-to-Home Trade and Investment Opportunities for U.S. Companies

The Embassy of Colombia in the United States and the country's trade and tourism agency, ProColombia, are on a virtual roadshow, showcasing Colombia...


Jun 19, 2020, 14:36 ET Colombia Invites Music Lovers to Feel Its Uplifting Rhythm on World Music Day on Sunday, 21st June, 2020

For a unique summer solstice celebration while practicing safe social distancing, this Sunday, 21st June 2020, ProColombia, the government agency...


Jun 12, 2020, 12:20 ET Colombia launches a biosafety check-in certification for the tourism sector

This initiative is intended to encourage tourism once again in Colombia. The tourism biosafety seal has been endorsed by the World Tourism...


May 21, 2020, 16:21 ET Colombia wins global birding competition for the fourth year in a row and best tourism website in the world

Once again, and for the fourth time in a row, Colombia took first place in the Global Big Day, a bird counting competition held worldwide on May 9....


May 08, 2020, 09:29 ET Colombia's preserved flowers brighten Mother's Day

Colombian exporters are targeting the United States, Europe, and Asia markets with their abounding flowers varieties and colors, specifically big-box ...


Apr 08, 2020, 11:06 ET A New International Strategy to Retain Interest in Colombia as a Tourist Destination

ProColombia launched a communications strategy in eight markets that plays a key role in Colombia's tourism industry with the slogan 'Let's take care ...


Feb 06, 2020, 07:00 ET Why Your Next Business Opportunity is in Colombia

Medellin also known as the city of the never-ending spring will welcome more than 3,000 entrepreneurs, including international buyers and Colombian...


Feb 01, 2020, 07:00 ET The Big Game Half Time Show will Dance to the Rhythm of Colombia

Shakira's performance at the Big Game Halftime Show, will be a sample of what the South American country has to offer, known for its artistic and...


Dec 11, 2019, 07:00 ET Colombia among the best places to visit in 2020

Colombia was chosen as the number one trending destination for tourism in 2020 in a ranking by the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA)....