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Frommer's Argentina
     

Frommer's Argentina

by Michael Luongo, Charlie O'Malley, Christie Pashby
 

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  • In 2005, tourism in Argentina increased 20% over the previous year, according to the Argentine Secretaria Turismo, with 1.77 million foreign arrivals
  • According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, Argentina is the third most popular Latin American country for international visitors, behind Mexico and Brazil
  • Argentina offers a wide range of attractions,

Overview

  • In 2005, tourism in Argentina increased 20% over the previous year, according to the Argentine Secretaria Turismo, with 1.77 million foreign arrivals
  • According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, Argentina is the third most popular Latin American country for international visitors, behind Mexico and Brazil
  • Argentina offers a wide range of attractions, including a fantastic wine region, 8 UNESCO World Heritage sites, and a variety of outdoor travel adventures
  • Argentina remains an excellent value for U.S. travelers, with its 3-to-1 exchange rate favoring the dollar

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470124796
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/06/2007
Series:
Frommer's Complete Series , #361
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Luongo has written on Argentina for the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, Frommer’s Budget Travel, National Geographic Traveler, Bloomberg News, Out Traveler, and many other publications. He is senior editor for Haworth Press’s Out in the World Series, on gay and lesbian travel literature, and he also authors Frommer’s Buenos Aires. His debut novel, The Voyeur, was published by Alyson Books in 2007. He has visited more than 80 countries and all seven continents, but few places have stolen his heart like Argentina. Highlights of his travels there include riding Juan Perón’s coffin through the streets of Buenos Aires during his 2006 reburial, and wearing Evita’s perfume to a dinner party. Visit him at www.michaelluongo.com.

Charlie O’Malley worked in theater for many years in England and Ireland. In 2002 he discovered South America—the most theatrical continent there is—and has traveled extensively throughout the region. He currently lives in Mendoza, Argentina, and is editor of the wine magazine Wine Republic.

Christie Pashby is the author of Frommer´s Banff & Jasper National Parks. A freelance editor, journalist, and translator, she is the former editor of the Canmore Leader newspaper and the WildLife arts magazine, and she worked previously as a reporter in Costa Rica. Her freelance writing has appeared in many of Canada’s major daily newspapers. She divides her time between the Canadian Rockies and Patagonia, Argentina, where she runs a small guiding business with her husband. Her websites include www.patagoniatravelco.com and www.patagonialiving.com.

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