Over 640,000 foreign tourists visited Chile this summer contributing more than 345 million US dollars to the economy, reported Chile's state tourism office ÃÂ¢€” SERNATUR- last week.
British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have criticised a new open skies deal between the European Union and US that aims to open up their airline markets.
Passenger occupation levels of the new Iberia Madrid-Gibraltar flight stands at approximately 50%, according to official figures released by the Spanish airline at the weekend and reported in the Gibraltar Chronicle.
Thieves broke into the house where former Chilean president Ricardo Lagos was vacationing in the exclusive Uruguayan resort of Punta del Este approximately two weeks ago, reported Friday the Montevideo press.
Chile's flag carrier LAN airlines increased the share of its Argentine affiliate to 70%, following 2006 reforms to the Argentine Aeronautical code authorizing foreigners to have a majority stake in commercial airlines, reports the Buenos Aires press.
Media conglomerate Walt Disney Co. said Thursday that it plans to expand its cruise business with the addition of two new ocean liners to meet demand for its family cruise vacations.
London's Mayor Ken Livingstone signed an oil deal with Venezuela providing cheap fuel for London's buses and giving cut price travel for those on benefits, reports the BBC.
Bolivian President Evo Morales vowed to continue what he called his ''peaceful, democratic revolution'' and insisted that his job is to take care of the poor.
Despite ongoing violence that has shaken Rio de Janeiro for months, the Brazilian city on Wednesday said it expects 700,000 tourists for its world-famous Carnival celebrations this year.
Chile's flag carrier LAN Airlines announced on Wednesday net profits of 241 million US dollars in 2006, up 64.4% over the 147 million US dollars of 2005.