A new alternative route linking Puerto Natales with the renowned Torres del Paine National Park, cutting in half the distance from 140 to 70 kilometres, was opened this week in Magallanes Region in the extreme south of Chile.
Remarks made about cruise ship tourism made by Falkland Islands Governor, Mr.Alan Huckle, during his recent 'state of the nation' address to the Islands' Legislative Council have brought a mixed reaction from the local tourism industry.
The filming and live broadcasting to the world of the annual coming of the whales to Peninsula Valdes in Patagonia begun this Friday and will extend until next Sunday courtesy of the Chubut province government site Whales Alive plus Google and Messenger.
US State Department travel advice to Argentina-bound citizens has caused outrage among Argentine authorities and resulted in the summons of the US Ambassador Earl Wayne to the Foreign Ministry last night so that Argentina could communicate its displeasure over the report.
Strategies should be found for determining the future of each of the world's 16 remaining territories that are not yet self-governing Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a United Nations seminar on decolonization in the Caribbean island of Grenada on Tuesday.
The argentine air force reported a new aircraft near miss, the second since May 7, although air unions claim that since that date there have actually been four near misses amid Argentina's collapsed air traffic system.
Cuba says it will spend about $185 million to upgrade more than 200 resorts, golf courses, marinas and other facilities in a bid to reverse a dip in tourism to the island.
LAN Argentina was forced to cancel on Tuesday morning an additional five flights following the support from ground crews to the airline' pilots, technicians and crew members strike.
California's Yosemite and Chile's Torres del Paine national parks administrators visited this week Punta Arenas and met with local authorities in the framework of the recently signed twinning agreement with the purpose of promoting sustainable tourism.
With the tourist season having drawn to a close, it is easy to imagine those involved putting their feet up and waiting for the next wave of visitors, but the opposite is in fact the reality.