Overcoming safety concerns in South America

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Is it safe to travel to Colombia? That’s the question tourists often asked when deciding whether to visit the South American Nation in the late 1990s. The security situation has improved but are tourists still worried about their safety?

CCTV America’s Michelle Begue filed this report.

Overcoming safety concerns in South America

Overcoming safety concerns in South America

Is it safe to travel to Colombia? That's the question tourists often asked when deciding whether to visit the South American Nation in the late 1990s. The security situation has improved but are tourists still worried about their safety? CCTV America's Michelle Begue filed this report.

More details:

  • According to ProColombia, tourists from the United States generated 1.2 billion U.S. dollars’ worth of revenue for the country.
  • Migration Authorities report that 70 percent of Americans who come to Colombia do so for tourism.