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Costa Rica’s Biodiversity

Costa Rica is a country well known for its eco-tourism and adventure tourism.  A small country packed with so much to see and do.  For the most part, people are better acquainted with San Jose, the capital city on south

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A World of Wonders

Throughout the world we seem to be fascinated by things that make us say “wow”.  Throughout time there have been a lot of studies and polls and lists created that have showcased the many “Wonders of the World” – aka

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It’s Not Always Pesos

One of the biggest hurdles for many planners when organizing international meetings is the fact that they need to play the numbers game and determine exchange rates and the like.  You need to worry about fluctuations in rates based on

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El Salvador

Like many of its neighbors in Central America, El Salvador is at the heart of ancient civilizations and a country with a wide variety of tourist opportunities which is great for incentive programs, in particular those looking to do more

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Peru

Peru is a country with deep ancient cultures and history.  So deep that this country recognizes over 43 languages spoken by its residents, mostly from indigenous tribes that have helped shape the country’s existence.  And yes, Spanish and English as

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All-Inclusives

One of the great things about the Latin American region is that it is home to the vast majority of all-inclusive resorts.  I was recently in Punta Cana giving a presentation on perception issues and destinations and the program happened

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Brazil’s Melting Pot

So how can I describe Brazil in just a few sentences?  I can’t.  Besides the fact that Brazil is the largest country in Latin America, it’s also the 5th largest country in the world, and accordingly, the 5th most populous.

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Panama Beyond the Canal

Panama in the past 10 years or so has exploded in growth… the new developments in Panama City and surrounding areas has made this small isthmus of a country an epicenter of business and central point connecting North and South

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Mexico – An Industry Leader

As a country, Mexico is very rich in culture and while people may assume that it’s the same everywhere, nothing could be farther from the truth.  Every corner of Mexico has it’s charm and distinct cultural norms that provide a

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Because FIFA & the IOC Say So

For anyone that knows anything about the global meetings and events industry, ask what the two largest sporting events are and you will know that it’s the FIFA World Cup and the Summer Olympic Games.  The process of of being

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