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.