World Travel Awards – the global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism – has unveiled its Latin America 2020 winners.
Say Hueque has become the first tour operator in Argentina to be recognised as offsetting 100 per cent of the carbon emissions created by its trips.
In an effort to lift spirits and encourage post-pandemic travel planning, Chile Tourism has launched the ‘I Dream of Chile’ online campaign across all of its social media channels.
President Sebastián Piñera announced Chile has entered stage four of its Covid-19 contingency plan. As a result, as of today, all of Chile’s land, sea and air borders will close, and entry of foreigners will be denied until further notice.
Chile is intensifying preparations for its participation at Expo 2020 Dubai. The South American country will take part in the event under the theme of ‘Sustainability, diversity, tradition, and progress’.
The Chilean government has unveiled plans to invest over $5 billion in one of the largest railway development plans in its history. The plans have the aim of tripling passenger numbers in the country, while also boosting rail freight.
Officials in Chile have released a statement attempting to allay fears the tourism sector in the country has been hit by recent unrest. Protests over a hike in metro fares spun out of control earlier this month, prompting president Sebastian Pinerato to pledge sweeping social and economic reforms.
As the country picks up the title of World’s Leading Adventure Tourism Destination at the World Travel Awards in Lisbon, Pedro Pablo Díaz, ambassador of Chile in Portugal, tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have been recognised by voters from around the world.
The court of free competition in Chile has approved the joint business agreement between American Airlines and the LATAM Airlines Group for both their passenger and cargo businesses.
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.