Any time is a good time for an update on new products in Latin American countries. Why? Check out these figures: Nicaragua continues to be hailed as the “new Costa Rica”; Colombia’s good notices are expanding touring beyond Cartagena and Bogota; Ecuador’s tourism numbers grew by 14 percent last year; Brazil’s by 10.6 percent; and Chile’s by 5.3 percent. Peru, meanwhile, is earning accolades for great wilderness comforts and award-winning culinary treats.
This past April, I visited Israel on an 8-day tour hosted by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We visited Jerusalem, Tiberias, Nazareth, Acre, Haifa, and Tel Aviv.