The number of foreign visitors to Chile in January was up 17 percent from the same month in 2003 due to 232,000 arrivals in only 31 days, 34,000 more sunbathers than in January 2003, the National Tourism Service (SERNATUR) reported. SERNATUR Director Oscar Santelices explained that 70 percent of that monthly total traveled to, Read More

Set like a gem in the crown of South America, nestled on the North-Eastern shoulder, defying the raging Atlantic Ocean, Guyana’s many waterways reflect the source of its name “The Land Of Many Waters.” This article gives a traveler the basic information needed when planning a visit to Guyana.

American tourists arriving in Brazil must still be photographed and fingerprinted, but those who enter through Rio de Janeiro are getting flowers, jewelry and T-shirts along with the red tape. “This is our way of saying that Rio de Janeiro loves American tourists, no matter what,” said Fuad Atala, spokesman for the Rio de, Read More

Metropolitan Touring, Ecuador’s largest tour operator, has introduced one-day adventure excursions by rail from Quito, the capital, along the Avenue of the Volcanoes to Cotopaxi National Park, an ecological sanctuary. The full-day tour combines riding on the roof of an autoferro, a one-coach train, with spectacular views of the Andes Mountains; massive snow-capped Cotopaxi,, Read More

A New Lodging Group in Latin America Features Soft Adventure with Comfort Miami, FL (October 29, 2003) EcoRepublic, a group of independently owned lodges and cruises in Central and South America for soft adventure and nature travel with comfort, is offering exciting winter packages to Belize, Brazil and Peru. Winter packages start as low, Read More

Big Five Opens New Amazon Venue with the Launch of Deluxe Amazon Eco-cruise Vessel STUART, FL – Big news in the Amazon! A brand new, deluxe Amazon eco-cruise vessel now navigates Ecuador’s tranquil Rio Napo carrying travelers deep into the Amazon jungle in comfort and style. Big Five Tours & Expeditions announces the launch, Read More