Barranquilla’s carnival does not start until February 14, but that hasn’t stopped locals from beginning the annual celebration almost a month early with a series of pre-carnival activities.
A website promoting tourism in Colombia’s coffee region is vying to win a World Tourism Organization’s Award for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism.
Colombia is one the world’s 10 coolest places to visit in 2015, said US business magazine Forbes.
Air travel to Colombia is expected to suffer major delays on Friday after migration officials in Bogota on Monday said they will go on strike to demand improved working conditions.
Since the beginning of this month, Canadian citizens traveling to Colombia have to pay a COP160,000 or $80 entry fee.