News in the tourism industry: June 2023
Publicado el 24 July 2023

Inaugurations, new openings, and even completely new ways to travel marked the news in the tourism industry last month.
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Inaugurations, new openings, and even completely new ways to travel marked the news in the tourism industry last month.

If you are part of the tourism industry, you cannot miss the Trade News review with all the novelties and news from June 2023.

Inaugurations, new openings, and even completely new ways to travel mark the guidelines for June, in a year which the recovery of the industry is still in progress.

Luxury complex reach recognition

Hilton, Hyatt, Holiday Inn and Marriot hotels were highlighted among the most valuable international hotel trades, according to the last publication of Brand Finance, published by Diario Financiero.

The hotel chain Accor opened a hotel in the Los Lagos region, Novotel Puerto Montt, which has an incredible sea view and great view of the city. On the other hand, it is adapted for disabled people according to Conecta Media suggestion.

Patagonia Camp took first place on the Traveler’s Choice of Tripadvisor in the “Out of the Ordinary” category as a luxury complex, according to ED.

Airlines and their new routes

Latam decided to withdraw the route to Chiloe as of August for commercial reasons, according to the information given by , while Sky Airline confirmed, in light of the worries of a lot of users, that the flights that connect Santiago and Chiloe will be in operation, through the Mocopulli’s airdrome in Castro.

JetSMART announced that it will increase frequencies on the Santiago – Sao Paulo route from July 3rd, 2023, passing from 5 weekly flights to daily services.

SKY Airline opens a direct new route, which connects Santiago with Porto Alegre, increasing thus its service to four destinations, which it maintains with Brazil according to 24 Horas.

Ladevi tells us that Latam Airlines launched its Cabina Premium Economy at an event where it invited its main corporative clients to live the experience, which is now available on every national and regional flights.

On its LinkedIn, JetSMART also announced it was awarded for being the best Airline Low Cost in South America in 2023 by SKYTRAX and the World Airline Awards, considered the “Oscars of the air industry”.

Latam Airlines launched its first direct route Santiago – Belo Horizonte, turning into the only operator with direct flights between both cities. It will have 3 weekly flights and the first flight will depart on November 1st, according to what Travel Security reported.

American Airlines and JetSMART starts to implement its shared code as part of a strategic alliance that will allow for airlines to commercialize stretches by only one booking, starting the most expanded route system in America, and access to benefit journeys for clients from both companies,

According to AeroNaves, the Asociación de Transporte Aéreo internacional (International Air Transport Association) announced that airlines will see a better financial outlook as a result of high demands to high prices, despite the uncertain global environment.

The 12 ALTA Pan American Aviation Safety & Ops Summit highlighted Chile as a country with 0 air accidents, leaving us as an example in terms of operational security according to Ladevi.

Santiago Airport is in preparation for the Pan American and Parapan American Games implementing a plan for reduced mobility people that allows for the arrival of the athletes to our country, reported by Ladevi.

In addition, they introduced the new encounter point to ask for free service of assistant mobility at the national terminal (TI) at Santiago Airport to bring better visibility and greater comfort to users, according to what was reported on their LinkedIn and Website.

Cruise ships back to pre-pandemic levels

Cruise ships recover pre-pandemic levels. La Tercera tells us about the optimism that exists in the field this season, with numbers that show a promising future.

Cruceros Skorpios announced the reopening of its Veliche route, a voyage designed to be an immerse trip around Chiloé, and a big opportunity for winter tourism.

From Integral Tourism they explain the impact that Artificial Intelligence can cause, as well as the different ways it can be used to optimize and personalize the traveler experience.

Because of an internationalization program, the piscos from the Coquimbo region, were able to show their offer at an international fair in Brooklyn, tells Ovalle Hoy. 

Virgin Galactic made its first successful flight over 90 kilometers from earth, which means a big advance for spatial tourism and a completely new way to travel with our planet as a landscape, shows Cooperativa.

First-class destinations

Viña Morandé won 13 medals at the Decanter World Wine Awards, including a platinum medal, turning it into the most awarded vineyard in South America at the international award ceremony, according to Infogate.

The Portillo ski center is prepared to receive over 60,000 skiers from the United States, Brazil, Argentina and Chile this season, reports Mediabanco.

The Desierto Florido is officially a National Park, 57,000 hectares make up part of the decree to preserve this beautiful natural world heritage, reports Cooperativa.

Restorant Zanzíbar was preselected by the World Culinary Awards in the best Rooftop category in Latin America. It already won the award two years ago and now, this year, it will go for its second first place, according to BioBío.

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