Santiago de Chile is Latinamerica’s second best city in terms of “liveability,” according to a new report by British magazine “The Economist.”
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.
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.
The global airline industry has nearly doubled its expected losses for the year to $9bn amid what it calls an unprecedented crisis.
Principal Airlines’ (PAL) imminent domestic service between Santiago, Antofagasta, and Iquique has officially received flight authorization from the Chilean Civil Aviation Authority.
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.
According to the Falkland Islands Tourist Board, overnight visitors spent an estimated £3.2 million in the Falkland Islands in 2008.
An Air France plane flying from Brazil to Paris has gone missing with 228 people on board, the airline informed today.
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.
Eighty-three passengers disembarked in Australia Saturday from the swine flu ship Pacific Dawn after it was allowed to dock in Brisbane, officials said.