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An Argentine city among the best destinations in the world in 2020

The prestigious magazine Forbes ranks Bariloche in 4th place among the best international destinations for 2020.

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 Forbes magazine  published an article with the 20 best places in the world to visit in 2020. The city of San Carlos de Bariloche, in Rio Negro, was chosen fourth as the gateway to  Patagonia . In this way, the Patagonian town is among the top 5 places in the distinguished world ranking.

The visibility given by a medium like Forbes makes Bariloche even more recognized globally. It also confirms the tendency of the rionegrina city to become the number one tourist destination in Argentina. In 2018 alone there were more than 3.5 million overnight stays, according to the latest tourist report of the Barilochense Municipality.

 A city that has to attract tourists 

San Carlos de Bariloche is located on the banks of  Nahuel Huapi , one of the most beautiful lakes in the country. Complete its Patagonian landscape ancient forests, snow-covered mountains and dozens of crystal clear lakes.

At this time of year, there are all kinds of adventure tourism activities. A kayak ride through the lakes, quick trekking trips through the forest or diving in the Nahuel Huapi. Also, the astronomical exits begin to consolidate to contemplate the starry sky of Bariloche, surrounded by forests and mountains.

Diego Piquín, Executive Director of EMPROTUR, said that Forbes International's recommendation generates an immediate impact on consumer valuation. “Being on a list of recommended ones like Forbes or the New York Times is of paramount importance. We are already working to ensure that this recognition of the city is maximized in our promotional actions,” he added.

Undoubtedly, Bariloche is a promising destination that will be a global trend. It offers a range of activities and attractions for all tastes and at all times of the year. In addition, air connections enabled in recent years allow greater accessibility to the destination.

 The list of the 20 tourist destinations in Forbes 

1. Amangiri/Lake Powell, Utah/Antelope Canyon, AZ

2. Palermo/Sicily, Italy

3. Cape Town, South Africa

4. Bariloche/Patagonia, Argentina

5. Kigali, Rwanda

6. Marrakech, Morocco

7. Porto/Douro Valley, Portugal

8. Tel Aviv, Israel

9. Atacama Desert, Chile

10. Dubrovnik, Croatia

11. Tokyo, Japan

12. Pigeon Forge, TN

13. Kotor, Montenegro

14. Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos, Mexico

15. Chiang Mai, Thailand

16.Machu Picchu/Cusco, Peru

17. Melbourne, Australien

18. Mendoza, Argentina

19. Vira Vira, Chile

20. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Publication Date: 13/03/2020

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