Santander has strengthened as the fourth most important and competitive economy of the country. Bucaramanga, its capital city, was one of the six cities with the most prosper economies in the world by the World Bank and one of the most competitive and sustainable of Latin America by the IDB and Findeter.
Santander is the Colombian department with the highest average annual economic growth between 2003 and 2013 bolstered by its important developments in sectors such as the construction, health, agroindustry, oil and gas industries.
This region of Colombia presents positive life quality indicators.
Bucaramanga has the most important airport of eastern Colombia that connects with almost 80 destinations through Bogotá, Medellin, Cali and Panamá.
Bucaramanga and its metropolitan area offer 3.672 available beds to accommodate their visitors. Some of the best known hotels are present here providing the required infrastructure, logistics, service and support to satisfy their guests and offer an unforgettable experience.
Bucaramanga is considered a corporate soul city with the right infrastructure to host national and international events. It has the best located convention center in the country with a 2.520 people event capacity, as well as a 7.000 m2 fairs and exhibition center.
Bucaramanga is one of the most attractive destinations in Colombia because of its strategic location at the country’s northeast near its center, the Orinoco plains and the Atlantic coast. It is well known as the ‘beautiful city of Colombia’ and the ‘Park City’ thanks to its more than 200 parks around the city. It has 1’141.694 habitants and along with Floridablanca, Girón and Piedecuesta they comprise the Metropolitan Area. Bucaramanga is the heart of a region full of history, amazing landscapes and natural resources which offer the best touristic experience. Our offer goes from Cultural and Historical Tourism visiting 3 of the 17 heritage towns of the country: Barichara, Girón and Socorro to Adventure and Nature Tourism in the second deepest natural canyon in the world and in the Coffee farm where the second most valuable coffee is made.