Category: Chile travel news

Chile is a long, narrow country stretching along South America's western edge, with more than 6,000km of Pacific Ocean coastline. Santiago, its capital, sits in a valley surrounded by the Andes and Chilean Coast Range mountains. The city's palm-lined Plaza de Armas contains the neoclassical cathedral and the National History Museum. The massive Parque Metropolitano offers swimming pools, a botanical garden and zoo.

LATAM launches new cabin class for national and international flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2020

LATAM Airlines Group announced today that it will introduce its superior cabin class, Premium Economy, to all national and international ... Read More

Riots have taken heavy toll on Chile tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2019

According to the latest travel industry research, the recent riots in Chile have taken a tremendous toll on tourism to ... Read More

Chilean plane with 38 passengers bound for Antarctica declared ‘crashed’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 10, 2019

Chilean transport aircraft headed for Antarctica and carrying 38 passengers and crew is considered to have “crashed” because it would ... Read More

Chile’s ultra-low-cost airline SKY orders 10 Airbus A321XLR jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

SKY, a Chile-based ultra-low-cost carrier, has signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for 10 A321XLRs. The airline will expand its ... Read More

UNWTO wine tourism conference celebrates rural transformation and jobs

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

The 4th Global Conference on Wine Tourism, hosted by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of Chile, has ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes near the coast of Coquimbo, Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 4, 2019

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck near the coast of Coquimbo, Chile today. Authorities in Chile said the quake was felt ... Read More

Chile cancels APEC Summit, UN climate conference over protest violence

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 30, 2019

Chile's President Sebastian Pinera said he has made a difficult decision to cancel the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, as ... Read More

Witness of violence: A tourist in Chile tells his story

editor editor- October 30, 2019

Chile has been taken over by protests. Puerto Montt and Santiago are usually peaceful cities in Chile. Due to massive ... Read More

Chile: Despite deadly protests, 2019 APEC summit is still on

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 26, 2019

Chile's Foreign Minister announced that the country is preparing for two major international events later this year, despite ongoing unrest ... Read More

A Complete Guide to the Nursing Industry in Latin America

editor editor- October 21, 2019

Latin America has seen tremendous societal growth and development in the past 50 years, bringing entire industries and markets to ... Read More

Deadly trouble in Chile over subway fare hike

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 20, 2019

There is trouble in Chile after two people died in violent protests over a subway fare hike.  A frustrated citizen ... Read More

Chile declares state of emergency as Santiago erupts in riots

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2019

The President of Chile president has declared a state of emergency following violent protests sparked by a recent fare hike ... Read More

Powerful earthquake rocks Southern Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 26, 2019

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake has occurred in Los Lagos, Chile, about 610 miles (980 kilometers) south of the capital, Santiago, ... Read More

Strong M6.8 earthquake strikes near the coast of Libertador O’Higgins, Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 1, 2019

Powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck near the coast of Libertador O'Higgins, Chile today. Preliminary Earthquake Report: Magnitude 6.8 Date-Time • ... Read More

No tsunami warning, as powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake strikes near Coquimbo, Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile, near the coastal city ... Read More

Scoot gets first-of-its-kind permit to operate ebikes in Santiago, Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019

Scoot, the original shared electric vehicle company, is launching their new shared ebike in the Las Condes district of Santiago, ... Read More

Best honeymoon destinations for every zodiac sign in 2019

editor editor- March 5, 2019

Find the best honeymoon destinations for your zodiac sign in 2019 right here. There should be no difficulty finding the ... Read More

Foreign tourists jailed for driving over Chile’s famous Atacama Giant

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 4, 2019

Three foreign tourists who traveled by car over the famous Atacama Giant were found guilty of causing irreparable damage to ... Read More

Five people wounded in Santiago bus stop terrorist bombing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019

An explosion at a bus stop in Santiago, the capital of Chile, wounded at least five people. The explosion took ... Read More

Design Hotels™ welcomes seven new members

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 10, 2018

As Design Hotels™ wraps a bow on the year, we do so with the welcome addition of seven new member ... Read More

LATAM announces new Caribbean destination, increases connectivity from Lima

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 14, 2018

LATAM Airlines Group today announced two new flights from its Lima hub including a new Caribbean destination, Montego Bay (Jamaica), ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 1, 2018

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck 55 miles NE from Iquique, Chile today. The strong quake was also felt in Bolivia and ... Read More

LATAM airline answers question: What is augmented reality?

editor editor- September 24, 2018

LATAM, first airline group in the Americas to implement a mobile digital tool that allows passengers to check in hand ... Read More

Nine Chilean passenger planes forced to land over phony bomb threats

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- August 18, 2018

Nine planes in Chilean, Peruvian and Argentinian airspace have been forced to make emergency landings over bomb threats. Read More

Emirates launches new service from Dubai to Santiago, Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- July 10, 2018

Emirates has launched a new, five times-a-week service from Dubai (DXB) to Santiago International Airport (SCL), via the Brazilian city ... Read More

Alexandre de Juniac: Infrastructure, costs key to harnessing power of aviation in Latin America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 4, 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the governments of Latin America and the Caribbean to focus on infrastructure, ... Read More

Outgoing Chilean President Michelle Bachelet gets a WHO post

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2018

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has agreed to chair the board of the World Health Organization’s Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and ... Read More

Pope Francis marries LATAM cabin crew couple at 34,000 feet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2018

In an unprecedented moment, the Holy Father Pope Francis delivered the sacrament of marriage to two cabin crew members onboard ... Read More

Santiago accounts for half of Chile´s tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 29, 2017

Chile´s capital city is an important hub for domestic and international flights Read More

Tourism market share: Chile’s big surprise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 8, 2017

A ranking of total tourist arrivals in South America ranks Chile in second place overall. Read More

Chile named best country to visit in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 25, 2017

Chile ranked as the number one country to visit next year in Best in Travel 2018 list Read More

2017 UNWTO Video Competition: And the winners are..

editor editor- September 16, 2017

UNWTO unveiled the winners of the 2017 Video Competition at the 22nd General Assembly held in Chengdu, China. Taking the ... Read More

Canada-Chile joint statement on climate change and protected areas

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 5, 2017

Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada, Catherine McKenna, and Minister of the Environment for Chile, Marcelo Mena Carrasco, ... Read More

Strong earthquake strikes off central Chile

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2017

Powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake has struck off central Chile, some 35 kilometers west of the coastal city of Valparaiso, USGS ... Read More