LATAM to start flights to Melbourne

LATAM Airlines will commence flights between Melbourne and Santiago, Chile from 06 October, in what will be the city's first direct flight to South America. The route will operate three times a week to the airline's main hub. It will also be LATAM

Evergreen’s new program

Evergreen Tours has launched its new 2018/19 South America brochure featuring Peru, Brazil and Argentina touring, plus cruising in the Galapagos Islands, on the Amazon River and in the Chilean Fjords. Lead-in pricing for the popular 20-day Best of

Venture Australis ready to set sail

Australis' newest ship, Ventus Australis, will set sail in January on her maiden voyage from Punta Arenas to Cape Horn and Tierra del Fuego. During her maiden season, Ventus Australis will operate 22 four-night sailings between Ushuaia in Argentin

Peru cable over Kuelap

A recent spike in tourism to the archaeological site of Kuelap in Peru has seen a new 4km cable car system open to make it easier for tourists to access the site. Local authorities are preparing for tourism to the region to double over the next 10

Visitor numbers on the up

South America is fast becoming a hot spot for travellers with several South American countries reporting strong growth in the number of Australians heading their way. The Tourism Authority of Chile reported the number of Australians visiting was u

Chimu launches big 5 campaign

Chimu Adventures has launched a new marketing campaign, Feel Alive at South America's Big 5, designed to present agents with an array of different options when booking their clients on a trip to South America. The campaign highlights a variety of