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Because Your Budget Matters

Latin America has always been a region known for not just its amazing culture, but affordability as well.  Now, not all places in LatAm are affordable, I will admit that, but at least when it comes to cost, even if

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A Climate for Everyone

Okay, I’m not naive, and yes you can go anywhere in the world to find the “ideal” climate that will suit the preferences of your guests.  However, what impresses me about various countries within the Latin American region is the

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Unique Venues

One of the greatest benefits of a destination having hundreds, if not thousands of years of history built up is the opportunity to present them to the world.  When it comes to meetings and events, Latin America has so many

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Not Your Typical F&B

One of the things I love, and maybe it’s my own cultural preference, is the difference in the food from country to country.  I grew up in a Colombian household, so when it comes to regional cuisine, a lot of

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Bolivia Does it Higher

Located in the center of the South American continent, Bolivia is a country that is not for the faint of heart.  Seriously, the capital city of La Paz is located at 12,010 feet above sea level, the highest seat of

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Paraguay

Paraguay is a nearly landlocked country located in what may be the heart of South America.  Now, I say nearly landlocked because it is bordered to its east with Brazil and Argentina, divided not just by land but also by

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Convention You Say?

Latin America isn’t just a great region to work with for meetings and events, but also to host international association meetings and conventions.  According to a recent ICCA study finding, while programs in Europe and North America are on a

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Cultural Pride

I have been working on a professional development program which is focused on the importance of focusing on the needs and expectations of international attendees at meetings.  As I have been working on it more and more, I have been

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Keeping you Balance in Ecuador

Okay, I haven’t had a chance to try this yet, but apparently you can balance an egg (but not yourself) while standing at the middle of the world.  Where exactly will you find this?  Well, along the equatorial line in

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Reclaiming VAT? What’s that?

One of the hottest topics in international meetings, particularly for organizations in the US that are doing meetings abroad, is the opportunity to reclaim the taxes that are spent on the meeting abroad. The best comparison I can give is

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