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LOS ALERCES NATIONAL PARK, is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

The World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) incorporated Los Alerces National Park as a World Heritage Site at the 41st Session in the city of Krakow, Poland.

The distinction is based on the fact that the park is home to an ancient forest with an exceptional universal value, because it is the ALERCE, the second longest living tree on the planet, and in the particular natural beauty of the surroundings. Los Alerces National Park is a large protected area that is located in the province of Chubut, Argentina. It includes the Futalaufquen Lake, Green Lake, Kruger Lake, Rivadavia,Lake,  Menendez Lake and the Arrayanes River. For its incredible landscapes is considered one of the most beautiful parks in Argentina.

 Arrayanes River

Arrayanes River

BUENOS AIRES WAS DISTINGUISHED AS "CITY OF THE YEAR"

The City of Buenos Aires was recognized by the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association as the city of the year. The distinction was announced at the ITB Berlin fair in Germany.

The PATWA international awards are given to individuals, organizations, cities and regions that stand out for their excellent work in promoting tourism to the travel trade. The jury is integrated by members and directors of the association and incognit travelers.

The PATWA Awards have been awarded since 1999 at the ITB and WTM (World Travel Market) fairs and have the support of the World Tourism Organization.