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.

Strong earthquake strikes near Atacama, Chile
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Strong earthquake strikes near Atacama, Chile

mm Harry S. Johnson- September 1, 2020

Powerful Magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck near the coast of Atacama, Chile today. No fatalities, injuries or damage have been reported ... Read More

No Tsunami after 6.80 Earthquake in Chile
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No Tsunami after 6.80 Earthquake in Chile

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 1, 2020

Official U.S. Geological Survey earthquake alerts warn of a possible tsunami in the region. This warning was later canceled after ... Read More

Strong 6.9 Earthquake in Chile
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Strong 6.9 Earthquake in Chile

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 3, 2020

A strong earthquake was measured 10 minutes at 19.39 UTC time on June 3 ( 10 min ago) in Northern ... Read More

LATAM will continue USA and Chile Service only
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LATAM will continue USA and Chile Service only

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 29, 2020

LATAM Airlines Group and its affiliates announced today that they will temporarily suspend additional international services until April 30, 2020, ... Read More

Peru and Chile closed borders to foreign travelers
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Peru and Chile closed borders to foreign travelers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 17, 2020

Chile and Peru are closing their border as of today while Latin America's largest airline LATAM  said it was reducing ... Read More

LATAM reduces international flights by approximately 30%
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LATAM reduces international flights by approximately 30%

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 12, 2020

ATAM Airlines Group and its subsidiaries announced today a reduction in international flights of approximately 30% due to lower demand ... Read More

LATAM launches new cabin class for national and international flights
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LATAM launches new cabin class for national and international flights

mm 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
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Riots have taken heavy toll on Chile tourism

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

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

mm 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
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UNWTO wine tourism conference celebrates rural transformation and jobs

mm 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
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Strong earthquake strikes near the coast of Coquimbo, Chile

mm 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
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Chile cancels APEC Summit, UN climate conference over protest violence

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

mm 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
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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
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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
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Chile declares state of emergency as Santiago erupts in riots

mm 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
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Powerful earthquake rocks Southern Chile

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

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

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

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

mm 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
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Five people wounded in Santiago bus stop terrorist bombing

mm 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
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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
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LATAM announces new Caribbean destination, increases connectivity from Lima

mm 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
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Strong earthquake strikes Chile

mm 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?
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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
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Nine Chilean passenger planes forced to land over phony bomb threats

mm 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
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Emirates launches new service from Dubai to Santiago, Chile

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

mm 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
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Outgoing Chilean President Michelle Bachelet gets a WHO post

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

mm 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
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Santiago accounts for half of Chile´s tourism

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 29, 2017

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