|The annual Feria de las Flores (Festival of Flowers) in Medellin, Colombia. // Photo by Joe Pike|
Delta Vacations is expanding its presence in Latin America with the addition of vacation packages to Bogota, Cartagena and Medellin, Colombia.
Bogota vacations are available for booking and travel immediately. Cartagena and Medellin vacations are available for booking today with travel beginning December 19.
“Colombia is one of the fastest growing leisure travel markets in Latin America,” said John Caldwell, MLT Vacations' president, in a written release. “Our travel agency partners have been asking for more opportunities in the region and we’re pleased to be able to deliver with so many great choices in these three world-class destinations.”
Agents booking with Delta Vacations, the official vacation provider of Delta Air Lines, can now plan vacations for their clients that include the choice of more than 20 hotels and resorts in Colombia.
These properties offer a variety of accommodation levels to fit any budget from brands that include Best Western International; Decameron All Inclusive Hotels and Resorts; InterContinental Hotels Group; Karisma Hotels and Resorts; Marriott International; Occidental Hotels and Starwood Hotels and Resorts.
Delta currently offers daily nonstop flights to Bogota from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. Daily service between Atlanta and Medellin begins Dec. 19. Nonstop service three times a week between Atlanta and Cartagena also starts Dec. 19.
Along with air and hotel accommodations, Delta Vacations is offering private airport/hotel transfer service to all properties, which is bundled for additional value. In the coming months, several commissionable cultural and adventure activities and tours will also be available to travel agents.
Colombia is the seventh country in South America served by Delta Vacations. Vacation packages, ski vacations, escorted and independent tours, and river cruises are available in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador and Peru.