RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Some 50 tourists from the United States and Canada disembarked from the Viking Cruise ship to give stores on the Sarandí promenade a boost, but nothing seems to be enough to save the city from a poor season.
Montevideo's tourism is fueled by business tourism throughout the year. During the summer, from cruise ships. But both in 2021 and 2022, MSC and Costa Cruceros cruise companies suspended their stopovers in Uruguay due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Last September only 30% of services were expected to be reestablished.
As a result, the last tourist week . . .