Published on : Thursday, November 9, 2017
In 2016, Chile’s regional market share was impressive. A ranking of total arrivals in the South America ranks Chile in second place overall.
With regard to the strength of the tourism brands in Chile’s vicinity, it is clear that travel promotion efforts are paying dividends. Chile’s market share, as in most countries, is dependent on its regional neighbours, and for Chile, its neighbours are Argentina and Brazil. Approximately 45% and 10% of Argentine and Brazilian tourists constitute the total number of foreign visits to the country.
In 2017, Chile’s performance continues to be on the up. Until August, 4.3 million international travelers have visited Chile. Chile is well known for its nature and adventure travel experiences. There is still a vast range of niche opportunities such as bird watching, fly fishing, family travel, honeymoons, skiing, incentive, indigenous, food and wine tourism.
Airlines have played an important part in Chile’s tourism boom. In 2017 alone, airplane seat availability from the USA to Chile increased by 15%. Chile’s tourism success is helping the country flourish into the trendiest destination in South America. Today, and as far as tourism is concerned, Chile is growing at unprecedented levels. The country’s tourism economy aims for innovative partnerships that will help expand the current traditional offering available. Chile’s safe political climate ensures stability and risk-free holidays in a country with bountiful nature and opportunities for adventure.