LATAM to launch new flight to Jamaica and Chile next summer | News

LATAM Airlines Group has announced two new flights from its Lima hub – a new Caribbean destination, Montego Bay in Jamaica, and a direct service to Calama, Chile. Starting July 1st, LATAM Airlines Peru will operate three weekly flights to Montego Bay, offering convenient connections with cities in Peru, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia. The route will be operated by Airbus A320 aircraft with capacity for 174 passengers, equivalent to a total of 52,600 seats per year. The following day, July 2nd, LATAM will also commence three weekly non-stop flights from Lima to Calama in Chile, the gateway Read More …

Leisure visitors drive boom in Miami tourism | News

The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced a record-breaking 16 million overnight visitors were welcomed to the destination from September 2017 through August 2018. The figure represents a one per cent increase over the same time the previous year and comes despite Hurricane Irma.  The increase in overnight visitors drove a record-breaking $26.5 billion in expenditures, an increase of two per cent compared to the same time period the previous year.  The strength of Greater Miami’s travel and tourism industry is especially evident in hotel performance where revenue per available room (RevPar) grew by more than ten per Read More …