Thursday, June 11th 2009 - 06:39 UTC

Buenos Aires and Santiago most liveable cities of Latinamerica

The Chilean capital is seen “as a gem of the security and order in the region”

Santiago de Chile is Latinamerica’s second best city in terms of “liveability,” according to a new report by British magazine “The Economist.”

Tuesday, June 9th 2009 - 12:52 UTC

Vancouver, Canada chosen as the most liveable city in the world

Metropolitan Vancouver with a population of over 2.5 million is British Columbia and Western Canada largest city.

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) announced Monday that Vancouver, British Columbia is the best city in the world to live, followed by Vienna, Austria and Melbourne, Australia.

Monday, June 8th 2009 - 20:23 UTC

Four New Directors Appointed at the Falkland Islands Tourist Board

A new Board of Directors was appointed at the Annual General Meeting of the Falkland Islands Tourist Board, held on Thursday 4th June. Five of the existing directors will remain on the board, with four new directors joining them.

Monday, June 8th 2009 - 14:04 UTC

World airlines 'face $9bn loss'

Iata says the environment now is worse than the period after 9/11 for airlines

The global airline industry has nearly doubled its expected losses for the year to $9bn amid what it calls an unprecedented crisis.

Sunday, June 7th 2009 - 13:47 UTC

New Chilean domestic airline takes off June 18

Private carrier, Principal Airlines begins flying to north Chile

Principal Airlines’ (PAL) imminent domestic service between Santiago, Antofagasta, and Iquique has officially received flight authorization from the Chilean Civil Aviation Authority.

Thursday, June 4th 2009 - 15:35 UTC

Argentina and Chile will host Dakar Rally 2010

The rugged terrains of the Andes and Patagonia where the competition will take place

Following the success of the 2009 Dakar Rally, Argentina and Chile have once again been awarded the 2010 Dakar Rally. The rally will start and finish in Buenos Aires, with stages taking place in both Argentina and Chile.

Tuesday, June 2nd 2009 - 21:40 UTC

Land-based tourism worth £3.2 million a year to the Falkland Islands

A typical farm, Port Howard Settlement in the West Falklands

According to the Falkland Islands Tourist Board, overnight visitors spent an estimated £3.2 million in the Falkland Islands in 2008.

Monday, June 1st 2009 - 20:54 UTC

Airbus confirm that an A330-200 operated by Air France has been lost

An Air France plane flying from Brazil to Paris has gone missing with 228 people on board, the airline informed today.

Monday, June 1st 2009 - 13:28 UTC

Uruguay optimistic about tourism industry prospects

Minister Lescano said number of tourists visiting Uruguay this year has increased 5%

Uruguay’s Tourism minister is optimistic about the evolution of the industry and forecasts 2009 will be a better year in US dollars, than 2008. In spite of the global slowdown and the influenza scare the flow of visitors to Uruguay remains steady and is expected to improve 5% over last year.

Sunday, May 31st 2009 - 15:27 UTC

“Swine flu cruise” with 2.000 passengers cancels trip to Great Barrier Reef

Eighty-three passengers disembarked in Australia Saturday from the “swine flu ship” Pacific Dawn after it was allowed to dock in Brisbane, officials said.


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