Chile Tourism News

Rodrigo Hume, Chilean Council in Guayaquil (Spanish)

Rodrigo Hume, Chilean Council in Guayaquil (Spanish)

19 September 2018 Videos

Rodrigo Hume from the Chilean Council in Guayaquil speaks to Breaking Travel News as the country picks up awards for South America’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination and South America’s Most Romantic Destination at the World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony.

Claudio De Negri Quintana, ambassador of Chile to Vietnam

Claudio De Negri Quintana, ambassador of Chile to Vietnam

20 December 2017 Videos

With his country recognised as the World’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination by the World Travel Awards, Claudio De Negri Quintana, ambassador of Chile to Vietnam, speaks to Breaking Travel News about the title and what it means to the hospitality sector in the destination.

Gonzalo Fernández, director marketing, Chile Tourism Board

Gonzalo Fernández, director marketing, Chile Tourism Board

8 November 2017 Videos

Having taken the title of South America’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination at the World Travel Awards earlier this year, Gonzalo Fernández, director of marketing at the Chile Tourism Board, tells Breaking Travel News what is on offer in the destination. He also tells reporter Kaye Holland how the changing political situation in the UK is impacting visitor numbers and what the country has planned for 2018.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group welcomes Hotel Santiago to portfolio

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group welcomes Hotel Santiago to portfolio

31 July 2017 Hotel News

Hotel Santiago opens today under Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group management, following the group’s announcement in May. Formerly the Grand Hyatt Santiago, the property will undergo an extensive guestroom and public area renovation, the first stage of which is scheduled for completion in late 2018.

Chile recognised as World’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination by World Travel Awards

Chile recognised as World’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination by World Travel Awards

Tourism hotspot Chile has been selected as the World’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination by voters at the World Travel Awards. The accolade demonstrates the potential of the South American country’s striking geographic contrasts, providing tourists with incomparable natural scenery for sports and adventure tourism. The winner was selected by people, both from within the hospitality industry and members of the public, from around the world through online voting.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Thrilling adventure in Chilean Patagonia

Breaking Travel News investigates: Thrilling adventure in Chilean Patagonia

3 October 2016 Focus

Unique natural attractions, a wide variety of climates, and geographic diversity are some of the primary features that make Chile an unparalleled destination for adventure tourism. Hands down one of the best landscapes in the region can be seen while traveling on the Carretera Austral, one of the most beautiful roads in Patagonia which has been selected countless times as one of the most photogenic routes in America. Here Breaking Travel News finds out more.

Breaking Travel News investigates: Adventure tourism in Chile

Breaking Travel News investigates: Adventure tourism in Chile

9 August 2016 Focus

Having been recognised as South America’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination for the second consecutive year by the World Travel Awards in 2016, Breaking Travel News here takes a tour of the many wonderful sights this destination has to offer the thrill-seeking traveller.

British Airways launches longest long-haul flight to Santiago, Chile

British Airways launches longest long-haul flight to Santiago, Chile

British Airways is launching the only direct flight between London and Santiago, Chile from January 3rd, 2017. Santiago will become the airline’s lengthiest long-haul route, taking 14 hours 40 minutes, nearly an hour more than the current longest flight of 13 hours 50 minutes service to Buenos Aires. The four-a-week flight will be served by the airline’s newest aircraft, the four-cabin Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, complete with a new First cabin.