Americas Move over, Argentina: Colombia vies to take over regional LGBT travel market

Colombia is working hard to shed its image as a war-torn drug haven, and it's emerged as a regional tourism destination. But it's undergoing a more subtle shift as well, building a reputation as an LGBT-friendly hotspot.

By , McClatchy

Fernando Vergara

When Tatiana Piñeros took the helm of this city's tourism agency in July, she became the face and an example of Colombia's transformation.