Latin America

Meliá Hotels International’s recent expansion in Latin America is the first step on a road to phenomenal future growth, writes María Umbert

Meliá Hotels International provides luxury and flair in the Americas

Meliá Hotels International’s recent expansion in Latin America is the first step on a road to phenomenal future growth, writes María Umbert

Everything about American Apparel’s founder Dov Charney oozes controversy. From his war against outsourced labour to daring marketing campaigns, Charney has spent the last decade honing a bold, sink-or-swim management style. And it’s starting to land him in hot water

Love him or hate him, American Apparel’s Dov Charney has talent

Everything about American Apparel’s founder Dov Charney oozes controversy. From his war against outsourced labour to daring marketing campaigns, Charney has spent the last decade honing a bold, sink-or-swim management style. And it’s starting to land him in hot water

Latin fever with Air Europa

Offering flights to Uruguay, Cuba, Bolivia and more, our Best Economy Airline, South America, 2013, Air Europa provides smooth connections at great value, acting as an ideal gateway to an increasingly popular part of the world

Conferencing in South America takes off

South America is a rising star on the radar of the international conference industry. The continent’s stunning natural scenery is increasingly being matched by equally …

Its culture may value modesty, but China’s suppression of the yuan is ruffling more than a few feathers in the west. Michael Gardner investigates the cat-and-mouse politics of Sino-American trade

What lies ahead for Sino-American trade?

Its culture may value modesty, but China’s suppression of the yuan is ruffling more than a few feathers in the west. Michael Gardner investigates the cat-and-mouse politics of Sino-American trade

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The cities of Brazil offer a wealth of sophisticated conference facilities alongside vibrant traditions, we find out why Brazil has been named Best Destination for MICE and Best Destination for Cultural Tourism in South America

Latin liaisons

The cities of Brazil offer a wealth of sophisticated conference facilities alongside vibrant traditions, we find out why Brazil has been named Best Destination for MICE and Best Destination for Cultural Tourism in South America

Currently undergoing an immense renovation, the El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá, Colombia strives to provide the very best airport experience in Latin America

The El Dorado International Airport gets a makeover

Currently undergoing an immense renovation, the El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá, Colombia strives to provide the very best airport experience in Latin America

A fresh Latin American site for conferences, exhibitions, and meetings in the midst of impressive landscapes, Centro de Eventos Valle del Pacífico is emerging as a strong contender in the events market

Back to Cali

A fresh Latin American site for conferences, exhibitions, and meetings in the midst of impressive landscapes, Centro de Eventos Valle del Pacífico is emerging as a strong contender in the events market

With its impressive range of premium aircraft and a ground support network that is second to none, Air Europa is the obvious choice for travel between Europe and Latin America

Air Europa’s intercontinental reputation

With its impressive range of premium aircraft and a ground support network that is second to none, Air Europa is the obvious choice for travel between Europe and Latin America

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Increasing anti-globalisation attitudes in the US could spell trouble for trade relations. Global cooperation is needed if any economy is to progress over the next four years

Learning to love a multipolar world

Increasing anti-globalisation attitudes in the US could spell trouble for trade relations. Global cooperation is needed if any economy is to progress over the next four years

By rejecting key financial fundamentals, Venezuela’s economy has descended into chaos. The country is now struggling with the highest rate of inflation in the world

Venezuela crumbles under record levels of inflation

By rejecting key financial fundamentals, Venezuela’s economy has descended into chaos. The country is now struggling with the highest rate of inflation in the world

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Lima currently sits in first place in the Americas and 26th globally in the ICCA congress destination rankings

Lima

Lima currently sits in first place in the Americas and 26th globally in the ICCA congress destination rankings

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Brimming with colonial history and stunning natural sites, Puerto Rico’s MICE sector is riding wave after wave of success

Puerto Rico’s tourism industry continues to expand

Brimming with colonial history and stunning natural sites, Puerto Rico’s MICE sector is riding wave after wave of success

While Boston is one of the oldest cities in the US, it’s anything but behind the times. The city boasts adaptable transport links and buzzing technology centres

The historical city of Boston is the first choice for modern meetings

While Boston is one of the oldest cities in the US, it’s anything but behind the times. The city boasts adaptable transport links and buzzing technology centres

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By hosting world-class events in Mexico and abroad, Profesionales en Convenciones has earned a reputation as one of the country’s leading travel management companies

Mexico’s meeting boom

By hosting world-class events in Mexico and abroad, Profesionales en Convenciones has earned a reputation as one of the country’s leading travel management companies

Maiden Voyage’s global network was founded to inform, support and empower an ever-increasing number of female business travellers

Maiden Voyage empowers women to travel safely

Maiden Voyage’s global network was founded to inform, support and empower an ever-increasing number of female business travellers

General assumptions of the current and future state of many of the world’s economies may be shattered in the near future by a series of ‘great disruptions’

We’re living in the age of disruption

General assumptions of the current and future state of many of the world’s economies may be shattered in the near future by a series of ‘great disruptions’

Hotel Pullman Sao Paulo International Airport – voted Best Business Hotel, Brazil in the 2015 Business Destinations Travel Awards – is the hotel of choice for businesspeople visiting the city

Pullman Sao Paulo: state-of-the-art convenience

Hotel Pullman Sao Paulo International Airport – voted Best Business Hotel, Brazil in the 2015 Business Destinations Travel Awards – is the hotel of choice for businesspeople visiting the city

New Orleans is an authentic destination with a distinctive culture that originated nearly 300 years ago. Events held in the Big Easy are unlike those found anywhere else in the world

New Orleans

New Orleans is an authentic destination with a distinctive culture that originated nearly 300 years ago. Events held in the Big Easy are unlike those found anywhere else in the world

Since it opened in 1982, the Cartagena de Indias Convention Centre has hosted the vast majority of Colombia’s high-profile congresses. To this day, it is one of South America’s most iconic venues

The Cartagena de Indias Convention Centre

Since it opened in 1982, the Cartagena de Indias Convention Centre has hosted the vast majority of Colombia’s high-profile congresses. To this day, it is one of South America’s most iconic venues

The Caribbean has long been popular among leisure tourists, but the economic prowess of Trinidad and Tobago has begun to draw in a different breed of traveller

The Caribbean gateway of Trinidad and Tobago

The Caribbean has long been popular among leisure tourists, but the economic prowess of Trinidad and Tobago has begun to draw in a different breed of traveller

Obama’s pledge to strengthen ties between Cuba and the US will bring about huge changes for Cuba’s tourism market

Cuba gears itself up for tourism influx

Obama’s pledge to strengthen ties between Cuba and the US will bring about huge changes for Cuba’s tourism market

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After one hundred years in operation, the Panama Canal remains one of the world’s most vital shipping routes. But as vessels grow, so too must the centennial waterway

Expanding the Panama Canal

After one hundred years in operation, the Panama Canal remains one of the world’s most vital shipping routes. But as vessels grow, so too must the centennial waterway

Business opportunities are set to take off at the Piarco AeroPark, as Trinidad and Tobago launches the Caribbean’s first airport city

Piarco AeroPark: the Caribbean’s first aerotropolis

Business opportunities are set to take off at the Piarco AeroPark, as Trinidad and Tobago launches the Caribbean’s first airport city

A host of ecological and cultural attractions already make Mexico a desirable destination, but taxback on your holiday shopping sweetens the deal

Taxback: Mexico’s tempting tax refund programme

A host of ecological and cultural attractions already make Mexico a desirable destination, but taxback on your holiday shopping sweetens the deal

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Camping needn’t mean roughing it; glamping holidays provide adventurous travellers with luxurious, eco-friendly accommodation

Glamping: the tent commandments

Camping needn’t mean roughing it; glamping holidays provide adventurous travellers with luxurious, eco-friendly accommodation

A long-haul trip is the perfect excuse to sample local martial arts. Nash Riggins finds you'll emerge combat-ready, and return to work with new life skills and unrivalled confidence

Flight and fight

A long-haul trip is the perfect excuse to sample local martial arts. Nash Riggins finds you’ll emerge combat-ready, and return to work with new life skills and unrivalled confidence

The second-largest city in Colombia, Medellin is expanding with innovative developments and has the right facilities to stage an unforgettable event

Potential energy

The second-largest city in Colombia, Medellin is expanding with innovative developments and has the right facilities to stage an unforgettable event

With unrivalled travel, business and leisure connections, the Caesar Park São Paulo International Airport Hotel is the ideal place to meet and stay

Meet me in São Paulo

With unrivalled travel, business and leisure connections, the Caesar Park São Paulo International Airport Hotel is the ideal place to meet and stay

The aviation sector is hugely competitive, with airlines, cities and manufacturers desperate for a piece of the profitable, if somewhat risky, market

Competing to control the sky

The aviation sector is hugely competitive, with airlines, cities and manufacturers desperate for a piece of the profitable, if somewhat risky, market

When credit started to dry up in 2008, multinationals were forced to reconsider distribution and funding. Selwyn Parker looks at the companies embracing new technologies to ease supply chain burdens

Supply chain reaction

When credit started to dry up in 2008, multinationals were forced to reconsider distribution and funding. Selwyn Parker looks at the companies embracing new technologies to ease supply chain burdens

When most companies expand they look to foreign markets to establish new offices. But despite the benefits of geographical control and access to local markets, expansion of such significance raises a lot of uncertainty. Selwyn Parker reports

The multinational minefield

When most companies expand they look to foreign markets to establish new offices. But despite the benefits of geographical control and access to local markets, expansion of such significance raises a lot of uncertainty. Selwyn Parker reports

Carbon wars

The EU’s planned carbon levy on ‘high polluting’ aircraft is facing solid opposition from the international community. Will Brussels have its way, or are the plans just hot air? Selwyn Parker reports

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Land acquisitions by multinational corporations are on the increase, but what effects do these lucrative deals have on local populations and global supply chains and should they be more closely monitored? By Emma Holmqvist

Earthly powers

Land acquisitions by multinational corporations are on the increase, but what effects do these lucrative deals have on local populations and global supply chains and should they be more closely monitored? By Emma Holmqvist

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With Club Carlson’s comprehensive and generous rewards programme, quality benefits for frequent flyers and travel buyers aren’t just a luxury; they’re part of the journey

Perks of business travel

With Club Carlson’s comprehensive and generous rewards programme, quality benefits for frequent flyers and travel buyers aren’t just a luxury; they’re part of the journey

Hotel chains continue global expansion

While economies the world over might not be enjoying the best of times, hotel chains are continuing to expand their portfolio

This year sees Mexico taking lead of the G20, a move that will no doubt put it under the economic spotlight. But what are the merits of doing business south of the border? By James Essinger

How to conduct business in Mexico

This year sees Mexico taking lead of the G20, a move that will no doubt put it under the economic spotlight. But what are the merits of doing business south of the border? By James Essinger

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With its stunning array of luxury guestrooms, spa and restaurants, keeping your business head on may just be the most taxing problem at the award-winning Hilton Vilamoura Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa

Portuguese elegance

With its stunning array of luxury guestrooms, spa and restaurants, keeping your business head on may just be the most taxing problem at the award-winning Hilton Vilamoura Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa

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It may not instantly spring to mind as a thriving business and cultural destination, but recent reforms are opening the country’s many hidden gems as never before. Zimbabwe has been named Best Destination for Cultural Tourism in Africa, 2011

A world of wonders

It may not instantly spring to mind as a thriving business and cultural destination, but recent reforms are opening the country’s many hidden gems as never before. Zimbabwe has been named Best Destination for Cultural Tourism in Africa, 2011

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Jasmine in the air

How will the Arab world change after its bold stride for democracy?