Why choose Chile as your destination?

Economic Stability

The Chilean economy is open, with clear and stable norms which has allowed it to have a balanced and sustained growth in time. In a report by The Economist Intelligence Unit, Chile has the best environment in the region for business and is among the top 20 countries worldwide.
Chile stands out from the rest of the countries for the effectiveness of its policies, labor and infrastructure. The strength and stability of its banking and financial systems have generated high credibility indexes on foreign markets, which has meant that big companies want to invest in the country, improving access to goods and services for all the people.

Modern Infrastructure

Chile is internationally recognized for its outstanding development in the areas of architecture, design and infrastructure both in roads and housing, with projects under the most diverse geographical conditions.
Moving through Chile is comfortable, easy and safe since there are excellent land transportation networks and flight conditions.
It has a modern infrastructure, services certified by international regulations and a hotel industry that is expanding in both quantity and quality in its main destinations, as well as first-class services that can hold events to develop business-oriented tourism and conventions.

Safety and Quality of Life

The importance Chile has given to safety as a main foundation for development has meant that the country is known worldwide as one of the nations with the lowest criminality rates in the region.
According to the Safe Cities Index, recently prepared by The Economist, Santiago is the safest city in Latin America. Meanwhile, a worldwide study prepared by Newsweek rates Chile as the best country to live in Latin America.
At the same time, Chile is among South America's most peaceful countries, being part of the ranking of countries in the region with the lowest serious felonies rates according a report of Global Peaceful Index of 2015 prepared by the Institute for Economics & Peace.

Advanced Connectivity

According the Connectivity Scorecard Ranking, Chile leads Latin American development of telecommunication technologies. There is satellite information and internet connectivity throughout Chile.
Public places with wireless access points have increased and there are communication possibilities with most of the countries of the world through cell phones, which have been made possible thanks to the fiber-optic networks that have expanded through the main urban centers of the country.

Amazing landscapes

The over 4,000 kilometers of coast, the enormity of the northern desert and cool breeze of the evergreen forests in the south all share the amazing Chilean territory.
Salt flats in the Atacama Desert and ice fields in Patagonia passing through fertile valleys, Biosphere reserves and national parks that extend all along the country are part of Chile's amazing nature.
The privileged mix of such varied landscapes and climates allows Chile to give travelers unforgettable experiences like admiring gigantic ice-masses or contemplating one of the world's clearest skies.

Sustainability

The public and private areas of the Chilean tourism industry are hard at work to develop sustainable tourism by promoting and adopting eco-friendly practices.
Through the progress of sustainable tourism, it is possible to achieve conservation of the country's natural and cultural heritage allowing at the same time for tourist destinations to achieve economic development that is sustainable through time benefitting the communities that inhabit them.

Unique Cuisine

Chile is a well-kept gastronomic treasure and the fruits of its territory make it worthwhile to visit this country of such diverse flavors.
Chilean cuisine is a rich mix of old traditions and ingredients used by the indigenous people with European preparation and trends. The coast of the Pacific is one of Chile's greatest virtues due to its wide variety of fish and seafood.
Hand in hand with this delicious cuisine you'll find the famous Chilean wines, recognized as one of the best in the world. In Chile there are eleven different wine producing valleys that offer wine tours. All of them include excursions to get to know the history, the manufacturing process of each variety and the chance of tasting the perfect combination of food and wine called pairing.

Culture and Heritage

The cultural and social identity of Chile is rooted in the indigenous people of the entire territory, in addition to the significant mark left by the Spanish Conquest and the European immigrations.
The Mapuche people, Chile's main indigenous people who have been able to preserve their millennial traditions through history, are predominant in the south of the country. On the other hand, the Aymara are from the high Andean plateau in the north of Chile and on Easter Island, the roots of the Rapa Nui people are still alive.
Meanwhile, the value of Chile's historical sites has been recognized by Unesco with six locations declared as World Heritage Sites. The historic district of Valparaiso, Easter Island and its enigmatic moai and the Churches of Chiloé are part of this legacy you can't miss out on.



Business Tourism

A wide variety of destinations and activities, high levels of trust and safety, together with an excellent infrastructure and connectivity, make Chile the ideal destination for meeting-oriented tourism.

From extensive parks that allow having a true connection with nature to the urban streets of Santiago. The capital stands out for being a very active, organized and modern city. Chile welcomes with open arms the guests of congresses and conventions, promotion groups and business travelers.

Santiago has first-class convention centers and hotels with more than 14,500 rooms. Daytime and nighttime activities; cultural, sports and gastronomic events lead to a unique urban experience making Santiago one of the most attractive cities to visit worldwide according to several international media outlets.

Other Chilean cities and destinations like Antofagasta, La Serena, Valparaíso, Viña del Mar, Concepción, Temuco, Valdivia, Puerto Varas and Torres del Paine also focus on international meeting activities thanks to their ample service network and their privileged natural surroundings, which allow carrying out a wide variety of activities around tourism.

Population and Territory

There are close to 17 million people living in Chile, mainly concentrated in the central areas of the country. Set[...]

There are close to 17 million people living in Chile, mainly concentrated in the central areas of the country. Set between the Andes and the Pacific, Chile extends for more than 4,000 km from the Atacama Desert to the southernmost territories of Patagonia. As well as sharing borders with Argentina, Peru and Bolivia, Chile also has territories in Polynesia and Antarctica, making it a tri-continental nation.

Language

Like most of Latin America, Spanish is the official language of Chile and although it is spoken by all Chileans,[...]

Like most of Latin America, Spanish is the official language of Chile and although it is spoken by all Chileans, there are also languages or dialects still used by the indigenous communities in the country. Over the years, local expressions have been incorporated, creating a unique language with its own words and slang.

Currency

Since 1975, the Chilean currency is the Peso, with coins that are equal to 1, 5, 10, 50, 100 and[...]

Since 1975, the Chilean currency is the Peso, with coins that are equal to 1, 5, 10, 50, 100 and 500 pesos and also bills of 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000 and 20,000 pesos. In the many cities of the country it is relatively easy to find ATMs that provide local currency. At the same time, most of the established stores allow paying with international bank cards.

Climate

In Chile, there are places that have not seen a drop of rain in decades, while there are other areas[...]

In Chile, there are places that have not seen a drop of rain in decades, while there are other areas where the rain brings out the green in the millennial forests. As a consequence of its geography, Chile has all the climates of the planet and the four seasons are well differentiated. Although temperatures decrease as you travel south, all throughout the territory the warmest period is between October and April and the coldest between May and September.

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