September 15, 2011 05:05 ET

Online International Dating Leader Opens Love Hub in Latin America

AmoLatina Scores Wedding Proposal First at Bat in Colombian HQ

MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2011) -

Editors note: There is a photo and video associated with this press release., the Latin American arm of global online dating frontrunner Anastasia International, hit a home run tonight at the opening of her new digs in Medellin, Colombia. Before a group of prominent guests and romance hopefuls who turned out for the christening of the internet portal's new office in the upscale El Poblado neighborhood, Eddy, 48 from the U.S., got down on one knee, pulled out a ring and proposed marriage to Elena, a blushing 36-year-old model from Medellin.

Although they had corresponded online for months, this was Elena's and Eddy's first in person meeting as AmoLatina hosted 17 bachelors from around the world on the site's Romance Tour in the City of Eternal Spring. Coming from such far flung places as South Africa, Costa Rica and the U.S., all gentlemen were eager and thrilled to connect with the Colombian ladies and other guests who had gathered from Medellin and Bogota for the highly anticipated event. The office warming was also attended by partner agencies, city officials and local businessmen.

AmoLatina, now active in a number of Latin American countries, facilitates romance and marriage for single Western men and available Latin ladies in a secure internet environment through its popular website. Many times this online courtship culminates in emotional first meetings and blissful unions during Romance Tours and attendant Socials, such as the current tour to Medellin, where scores of couples begin their lives together.

The Director of AmoLatina's new regional office, Adrian Goodworth, explains "Our mission is to bring people together from diverse countries and cultures – men and women looking for someone of their own. We have many success stories from previous tours and numerous happy marriages in Colombia. We're delighted by Eddy's engagement to Elena and wish them every happiness."

In a world where now 1 in 5 of all marriages begin online, a happy start is always fresh and new, and always a joy to witness.


Founded in 1993, Anastasia, parent of, is the world's leading Introduction and Romance Tour Company bringing Western men together with women from Russia & CIS, Latin America, Asia and Africa for dating and marriage. Anastasia's Family of sites includes,, and which together count over 150 million online visitors yearly and over 2.5 million letters exchanged onsite daily. To learn more visit

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