Major international chains launch units and old houses are converted into boutique hotels
The hotel industry follows heated in Colombia and the city of Cartagena stands out in this scenario. Major international hotel chains are investing in the "Walled City", the first six months of 2012 has received over 100,000 visitors, according to figures from Proexport Colombia.
The Sheraton brand, the American chain Starwood Hotels & Resorts, has invested about $ 90 million in the Ocean Towers construction project that has scheduled to open this year.
Already the British chain Intercontinental applied about $ 19 million to open in the city the Hotel Holiday Inn Cartagena Morros. It has also been significant foreign investment in the reform of the old houses of the Walled City, which are converted into boutique hotels.
Only in 2011, settled in town, the Radisson, Sonesta, Sheraton, Marriott, Iberostar, Meliá, Global, Royal and Intercontinental.
The current situation confirms the tourist potential of Cartagena de Indias. In 2011, the city ranked second among the most popular destinations for foreigners who were in Colombia, with a total of 177,861 visitors, according to the Migration of the country.
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