Tourism resorts to low prices to increase sales

Officially a month December, one of the busiest holiday seasons of the year. With great optimism, Travel agency They hope to serve tourists from all over the world during these dates and recover the declining numbers that occurred this year.

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In recent months, rising interest rates, inflation, and rising fuel prices have put pressure on all economic sectors, with demand for goods and services affected by rising costs. However, the tourism sector and travel agencies have gone to great lengths not to pass on this increase in costs to their clients.“, He said Paola Curtis, President of Annatto. In addition, he indicated that with this contribution, the Federation hopes to have a good season.

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Cotelco, Hotel AssociationHe supports what Curtis said, noting that despite the negative behavior, There is a major effort to recover 2022 levels, generate a diverse offer and better prices.

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Jose Duarte, union leaderHe pointed out that in line with the above, Tunja, Cartagena, San Andres and Providencia, Popayan, Bucaramanga, Manizales and Cucuta They are among the destinations whose rates will be similar to 2022. On the other hand, the most expensive destinations compared to 2022 are Ibague, Barranquilla, Villavicencio and Cali. In terms of incoming tourism, the main assets of foreign visitors to Colombia will be United States, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Chile, Costa Rica, Spain, Canada, Dominican Republic. While in Envoy, Colombians can lean towards destinations such as United States, Mexico, Spain, Dominican Republic and Panamaaccording to Annato.

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Regarding national destinations, traditional e.g Cartagena, Santa Marta, San Andres, Bucaramanga, Pereira, Medellin, Bogota and Cali They are very strong.

Paola Galeano Balaguerra
Portfolio journalist

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