Tag: peru travel agency

Why is Peru’s tourism industry so poor?

Peruvian travel agency Ampatua Travel says it lost about $10 million in its third quarter of operation.The company had already reported a loss of $1.1 million in the first quarter.That is more than twice as much as the previous quarter.Ampatu is the largest hotel operator in the country. Ampatua has...

How to avoid scams on international travel: Costa Rica’s Brekke

Costa Rica is a paradise of tourism, but its tourism ministry has found itself embroiled in a number of scams.According to the latest statistics, Costa Rica has received over 2.5 billion euros ($2.7 billion) in tourism-related investment over the last three years, and has received around 5 billion euros...

Brazilian tourists flocking to the US, but could it be a bad thing?

Brazil is the latest country to be rocked by a spate of deadly tourism incidents.A new study claims the country has become the latest destination to lose tourism dollars, and is on track to lose $8 billion annually by 2040.According to the report from the United States-based Travel Industry...

NZ travel agency pays more than $100m for US technology firm

NZ travel company Liat has signed a deal with US software company Salesforce to supply its own travel agency services.Key points:Liat has taken over the management of travel agency Salesforce, which it bought from Travelers Group in December 2016, and is set to become one of the world’s biggest...