The arrival of foreign tourists to Chile has fallen down 1,1 per cent in the first two months of this year with regard to the same period of 2010. Thus the possibility of coming moves away …
The arrival of foreign tourists to Chile has fallen down 1,1 per cent in the first two months of this year with regard to the same period of 2010. Thus there moves away the possibility of coming to 4 million tourists in 2014 that the Chilean Government fixed like goal at the beginning of year.
According to the Chilean Barometer of the Tourism that Fedetur realized and that he gathers diariopyme, the target that the president Sebastián Piñera established will be possible only if the efforts are redoubled on the subject of promotion. To reach the goal, the tourists’ arrivals must grow 9,7 per cent annual average three years that stay.
The said report proved that two months of major tourist inflow, January and February, they accumulated a descent in the visitors’ arrival of the foreigner with regard to the previous summer. In parallel, the rest of countries of the environment of Chile registered strong increases in the same period.
For example, and according to numbers of the World Organization of Tourism (OMT), in the first bimestre of the year Colombia reached an increase in the tourists’ arrival of the exterior of 12,5 per cent, while in Peru this number increased 15,8 per cent, and in Uruguay, 39 per cent.
Argentina was the biggest issuer to Chile, with a rise of 8,9 per cent in the first trimester of 2011 with regard to the same period of 2010. In opinion of Fedetur, the government should invest up to 22 million dollars in promotion until 2014 to obtain its ambitious goal.
Brazil will add 10.000 new rooms
The investment in hotel infrastructure in Brazil does not stop. A sample of it is that, facing the Olympic Games of 2016 and the World cup of Soccer of 2014, the city of Rio de Janeiro …
The investment in hotel infrastructure in Brazil does not stop. A sample of it is that, facing the Olympic Games of 2016 and the World cup of Soccer of 2014, the city of Rio de Janeiro will expand its hotel aptitude between 8 and 10 thousand rooms to lodge the tourists who are calculated they will come to this city.
According to Embratur (Brazilian Institute of Tourism), the next attainment of these sports events has motivated the interest of the investors of the hotel sector, who show big interest to extend the infrastructure for the tourists. On the other hand, the government there is flexibilizado the current legislation to facilitate the development of new hotel projects, encouraging the construction of several hotels.
The next sports appointments of 2014 and 2016 they will promote the investments, especially in the areas of transport, free time and entertainment, since it is estimated that the tourists’ flow keeps on increasing after the Olympic Games.
With all this progress in the tourist infrastructure one hopes that, until 2016, they should go so far as to be created up to 120.000 new jobs a year in the state of Rio de Janeiro, according to a bulletin sent to arecoa.com.
As for the resorts demand, Brazil one is posicionando like an important focus of international tourist attraction, therefore the investment has grown to improve the resorts and to satisfy the tourist. According to publications like the Guide Quatro Rodas, Viagem and Next Viagem, the best resorts they are located in Salvador, Bay, one of the cities – head offices of the World cup. Between them, stands out Breezes Costa do Sauipe, to the north of Salvador, and it is part of a species of “quarter of resorts” with hotels of different networks that share some common spaces as professional courts of tennis, green spaces with footpaths for gait and a small city with places, boutiques and restaurants.
Another suggestion is Tivoli Ecoresort. According to a TripAvisor study, this resort is in the third place in the list of the Top 10 of South America and Head office, in the category Best For Families and in the first position in Brazil. Also worthy of mention it is Transamérica Comandatuba, a hotel that combines elegance, calmness, ecology and diversion. It is located in the island of Comandatuba, been of Bay, and account with 370 rooms, Spa L’Occitane, golf course, private beach, bars and restaurants with menus inspired so much by the adults as by the smallest. Also, it offers to the tourist more than 80 sports alternatives.