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Uruguay: in the top 10 of Best in Travel 2020 according to Lonely Planet

2019-10-22T16:33:45-03:00October 22, 2019|Categories: Rankings, Tourism|Tags: |

The best destinations, journeys and sustainable travel experiences for the year ahead according to Lonely Planet. If Uruguay isn’t already on your South American bucket list, 2020 is the perfect year to add it. With 660km of Río de la Plata and Atlantic shoreline, a burgeoning wine industry, bubbling hot springs and endless rolling rangelands where South [...]

Beyond Montevideo: Why Uruguay’s Wineries Need to Be on Your Radar

2019-10-03T11:43:52-03:00October 3, 2019|Categories: Tourism|Tags: , , |

Within an hour of busy Montevideo, Uruguay’s fertile Canelones wine region beckons with more than 80 vineyards tucked into its transporting, pastoral setting. Thoughts of a wine-focused vacation in South America might instantly conjure up images of sipping malbec among the mountains of Mendoza, Argentina’s premier wine region. Or, they might even turn to Chile, [...]

A quintessentially Uruguayan evening in London

2019-01-07T18:00:50-03:00December 11, 2018|Categories: Culture, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: |

Football, wine and the best of Uruguayan gastronomy celebrated at the Emirates Stadium. London, 21st November 2018. Uruguay’s country brand ‘Uruguay Natural’ travelled to London last week to use the friendly match against Brazil in the Emirates Stadium as a platform to promote and position the country abroad. The match took place last Friday, 16th [...]

Uruguay Natural arrived to London and Paris with the Uruguayan National Team

2019-02-11T11:24:38-03:00November 22, 2018|Categories: Country Brand, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: , |

The international friendly matches played by La Celeste in Europe, against Brazil and France, were the scene of two activities to promote the Country Brand. Football, a fundamental element of Uruguayan national identity, served as a framework for the presentation and promotion of the country abroad. On this occasion, Uruguay XXI, the country's investment, export [...]

Uruguay took its football, the candombe and its most highlighted export products to Russia

2019-02-15T11:06:37-03:00June 26, 2018|Categories: Country Brand, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: |

The World Cup is advancing and with it the country promotion actions that Uruguay is undertaking in Russia. In addition to bringing gastronomy and culture, Uruguay XXI presented the main reasons to invest, work and live in Uruguay before over 200 businessmen, investors and authorities in Moscow. Accompanying the participation of the Uruguayan National Team [...]

Uruguay lands in Russia with promotional activities and highlighted products

2019-02-15T10:58:21-03:00May 29, 2018|Categories: Country Brand, Home, Made In, Tourism|Tags: |

In the framework of the participation of the Uruguayan soccer team in the 2018 World Cup, Uruguay XXI will carry out different promotional interventions with the purpose of making Uruguay known as a reliable food producer, and a tourism and investment destination. The Soccer World Cup is a great showcase for all participating countries, and [...]

A new guide of Uruguay for English-speaking tourists

2017-02-20T02:57:16-03:00February 1, 2017|Categories: Home, Society, Tourism|

More and more tourists are deciding to travel independently, without previously booked tours or tourist packages, because they prefer to design their itineraries by themselves, with the help of the information they find trough the internet. Many people visiting Uruguay –especially European and US tourists- are looking for other activities beside sun and beaches. A [...]

La Cumparsita Tango Museum receives the Country Brand seal

2017-02-20T02:57:17-03:00January 31, 2017|Categories: Culture, Home, Society, Tourism|

The place where it all started. On April 1917 the Orchestra of Roberto Firpo premiered the tango “La Cumparsita”, written by Uruguayan composer Gerardo Matos Rodriguez at Montevideo’s La Giralda Café. Matos, a student from the faculty of Architecture, composed the melody as a march, for the carnival troupe organized by the Uruguayan Students Federation. [...]

A virtual tourist guide to visit Uruguay

2017-02-20T02:57:39-03:00October 19, 2016|Categories: Home, Society, Tourism|

Vívela offers touristic suggestions outside the classic circuits. Tourism has changed. Visitors no longer want to meet only the classic monuments or historic sites, but to live new experiences and to know places trough local eyes. At least this is what believes Gonzalo Vega one of the creators of Vívela, an app that aims to [...]

Uruguay – A view from our expert author

2016-08-05T15:08:39-03:00August 5, 2016|Categories: Home, Tourism|

Compared with the hordes now visiting Argentina, very few tourists reach Uruguay, especially the interior, where there’s still a real sense of being off the beaten track. They won the first soccer World Cup; there are towns called Fray Bentos and 33; and there are a lot more cattle than people. That’s all most people [...]