Cartagena A Great Investment
website Historic and romantic . Colonial and Republican. Antigua and innovative. Cartagena de Indias is revealed in the eyes of your visitors. Founded in 1533, Cartagena has a strategic location on the Caribbean. Just a two hour flight from Florida and an hour flight from Panama. We have wide bay. The Heroic has a number of tourist attractions for all tastes. Places like the Old Town, the Castle of San Felipe, the Palace of the Inquisition, the Plaza de la Aduana, and the Naval Museum in Cartagena make a magical place, full of history and a lot of fantasy.
Today, The Stone Corral stands out as one of the most desired destinations in the region. Colombians and visiting foreigners constantly making her the best tourist destination of Colombia, as well as bumping into a colonial past, travelers enjoy its beaches, islands and modern, innovative and entrepreneurial city that can meet the needs rest and comfort for the discerning tourist. Having the most modern port in the country has become the spearhead of Cartagena to attract investors interested in putting down roots in the Caribbean. This, and the Free Trade Agreement with the United States, makes for good winds blow the ship of foreign and domestic industrial investment in the Eroica.
Thanks to advances in the development of convention centers, Cartagena is in eighth place in Latin America in the ranking made by the ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association) that rewards cities with the largest events held by year. These events attract thousands of tourists are captivated with the business and cultural city offer.
Are numerous and varied events that obtain place in The Heroic: International Festival of Cinema and Television, the National Beauty Pageant, the Cartagena Film Festival, the Summerland Cartagena, the Caribbean and Islands Successful Meeting and the Hay Festival, among other.
Cartagena has hosted major events in Colombia thanks to the Convention Center, which since opening has managed to bring together great personalities of world events such as the XXII General Assembly of the IDB in 1982, the G8 Summit in 1994, the XVII General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization UNWTO, in 2007 and the VI Summit of the Americas in 2012.
Another growing tourism industry in the city, the traveler is arriving on cruise ships. To date there have been 153 thousand arrivals, seeing reflected an increase of 9 % this year. In the 2012-2013 season, the overhead of tourists and cruise staff resulted in revenue for the city of 35 million, representing an impact on local trade in the city and in employment in the sectors of tourism, food and transport .
Thanks to tourism growth experienced Cartagena, the hotel infrastructure has been strengthened. Today the city has numerous resorts, boutique hotels, apart hotels and options for all types of tourism.