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TRAVEL IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF CHE GUEVARA The 9th of October 2017 marks the 50th anniversary since the capture and execution of revolutionary Che Guevara. To commemorate this historical occasion, the Latin American Travel Association (LATA) has collated tours from LATA members which retrace the last steps of Che Guevara … View details

LATA Announces Winners of LATA Achievement Awards

The Latin American Travel Association (LATA) is delighted to reveal the winners of the LATA Achievement Awards announced during the first day of B2B travel conference Experience Latin America (ELA) on Monday 12 June. Now in its 7th edition, the LATA Achievement Awards recognise individuals and/or companies who have made an exceptional contribution to the development … View details


Latin America has continued to grow as a popular tourism destination in the first quarter of 2017. Visitor numbers to the region are looking very promising and the development of new hotels and increased air connectivity are expected to drive visitation further. Below is the latest news from LATA members: … View details

The LATA April Media Round Up

HOTEL NEWS Inkaterra announces the opening of a new property in the Peruvian Amazon Inkaterra has announced the launch of a new hotel in the heart of the Tampobata National Reserve in the Peruvian Amazon called the Inkaterra Guides Field Station. Guests will have the option of staying in one … View details


(Click here for submission details) The Latin America Travel Association (LATA) is delighted to announce the judging panel for the LATA Media Awards which will take place on 16 May 2017 at Lima Floral in central London. The LATA Media Awards recognise innovation and excellence across the British travel media … View details

LATA January Media Round-Up

Tour Operator News Llama Travel introduces new land based Galapagos holiday  Llama Travel has introduced a 10 day land based Galapagos holiday offering the opportunity for travellers to visit the Galapagos Islands at a more affordable price than the usual cruise options. The trip starts in Quito where guests are … View details

LATA Appoints Tony Mason as CEO in New Role for the Association

As a marker of its continued growth and standing within the UK travel industry LATA (Latin American Travel Association) has appointed a CEO in a newly created role. Tony Mason has been appointed to the role, effective January 2017, and will support the Chair, Byron Shirto and Executive Committee in … View details

The LATA December News Round-up

As 2016 draws to a close, the Latin American Travel Association (LATA) rounds up the latest travel developments in the region. TOUR OPERATOR NEWS  Chimu Adventures launches new sail and ski expedition to Antarctica   Chimu Adventures has launched a new exclusive 28 day sail and ski expedition offering thrill-seekers … View details

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