Chile tourism

Chile tourism

Surprising, cosmopolitan, energetic, sophisticated and worldly, Santiago is a city of syncopated cultural currents, madhouse parties, expansive museums and top-flight restaurants. No wonder 40% of Chileans call the leafy capital city home.

It’s a wonderful place for strolling, and each neighborhood has its unique flavor and tone. Head out for the day to take in the museums, grand architecture and pedestrian malls of the Centro, before an afternoon picnic in one of the gorgeous hillside parks that punctuate the city’s landscape. Nightlife takes off in the sidewalk eateries, cafes and beer halls of Barrios Brasil, Lastarria and Bellavista, while as you head east to well-heeled neighborhoods like Providencia and Las Condes, you’ll find tony restaurants and world-class hotels.

With a growing economy, renovated arts scene and plenty of eccentricity to spare, Santiago is an old-guard city on the cusp of a modern-day renaissance.

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Among the turquoise waters, glaciers and the imposing granite horns of Torres del Paine National Park.

Immerse yourself in this vast national park; A backpack and comfortable shoes are all you need for a trekking adventure, the best possible way to explore this UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.

Make the most of the 17 hours of daylight in summer and do not miss the sunrise, when the horns of the Torres del Paine massif shine purple and red. Sail on Gray Lake to admire the glacier of the same name, or paddle kayaking through its colossal blue and white icebergs.

You will enjoy an excellent wildlife observation in Torres del Paine. See majestic condors spinning in the virgin skies above. Watch for foxes, huemul or Andean deer and guanacos along the way, and if you wait patiently, you may be lucky to detect the lonely puma.

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Before the 1990s, only the farmer, some settlers, the rumors of Butch Cassidy and the occasional tourist passed through the Cochamó Valley or Cochamó Valley. Only since the late 1990s, hikers and climbers began to walk and climb amid waterfalls, turquoise pools, 1000-meter walls and snow-capped peaks. His stories of this Yosemite-like valley have brought many more to follow and, in turn, his ecological views have helped preserve this valley as a tourist destination and not threatened by the wooden courtyard or hydroelectric plant center. Both ecological threats approached reality, although fortunately they stopped.

As long as it is a walk and not a car trip, the gems of the valley will remain intact, its quiet forests vibrate with life and its granite walls are a recreational destination for everyone to enjoy.

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Have you ever felt completely insignificant in comparison to nature? Well, get ready to feel precisely that way among the turquoise waters, glaciers and towering granite horns of the Torres del Paine National Park. The jaw-dropping landscapes of this eighth wonder of the world are humbling indeed.

Immerse yourself in this vast national park; a backpack and comfortable shoes are all you require for a trekking adventure, the best possible way to explore this UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.

Take full advantage of the 17 hours of daylight in summer and don’t miss out on sunrise, when the horns of the Torres del Paine massif glow purple and red. Sail on Lake Grey to admire the eponymous glacier, or paddle a kayak through its colossal blue and white icebergs.

You’ll enjoy terrific wildlife-watching in Torres del Paine. See majestic condors wheeling in the pristine skies overhead. Look out for foxes, huemul or Andean deer and guanacos along the way, and if you lie in wait patiently, you might be lucky enough to spot the reclusive puma.

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Chile will represent the Americas in an important area of ​​world tourism. From January 1, 2020 until 2022, they will be part of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) of the United Nations.

In this way, Chile joins the body of greater relevance within the UNWTO made up of representatives from 33 countries, who will work together with the secretary general of the body for the definition of policies and programs to be followed worldwide for the tourism industry .

The general assembly, an instance in which the appointment of Chile will be formalized, will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, during the month of September.

It is a great honor to have been chosen to represent the region at the highest level of the World Tourism Organization and also a great opportunity. That Chile is sitting with the representatives of the five continents, discussing the programs and policies that will be promoted to advance in the development of this sector, will allow us to highlight what as a country we are carrying out in tourism, in addition to participating in the discussion of issues of international interest, contributing to the search to arrange positions and advance in matters of common interest, ”said the Undersecretary of Tourism.

The Executive Council is the most relevant body within the UNWTO and is made up of representatives from 33 countries, who, together with working with the Secretary General, play a key role in defining policies and programs to be followed globally. to develop the tourism industry.

According to the UNWTO regulations, the mandate of the members of this council is renewed every four years, except in the periods in which it is shared with another member country. “That is the situation in Chile, which will share its mandate with Paraguay,” said the head of Tourism, which will promote interregional connectivity, as well as promoting policies for the development of rural tourism, incorporating communities into tourism development.

Different committees such as Statistics and Tourism Satellite Account, Program and Budget, Selection of Affiliated Members, Tourism and Competitiveness, and Tourism and Sustainability depend on this council.

The general assembly, an instance in which the appointment of Chile will be formalized, will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, during the month of September.

Tourism is currently one of the main actors in international trade, becoming an increasingly relevant industry for the economy, especially for developing countries, which see this industry as a source of income and job creation .

According to information published by the UNWTO in 2017, global travel-related spending more than doubled between 2000 and 2016, moving from USD $ 495 billion to USD $ 1.2 trillion.

An additional example of the exponential growth of the sector is the increase in international travel. While in 1950 the arrivals barely reached 25 million, in 2005 there was already talk of 808 million movements worldwide. For this year, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) estimates that 1.4 billion international trips will be made and that by 2030 1.8 billion will be reached.

Guatemala will also represent the Americas in the UNWTO Executive Council.

A challenge similar to that of Chile will have the Guatemalan tourism authorities since the progress in the work agenda will be based on “promoting the development and implementation of regional policies” for tourism development.