Chile continues to receive international recognition. They highlight how this destination has gained an ever growing positive reputation in recent years. Last month, for example, Chile’s gastronomy was highlighted in through Boragó. The latter is a restaurant in Santiago (Chile’s capital city) thats has been named amongst the 50 best restaurants in the world. The hotel industry, on the hand, has also distinguished itself by marking a presence in the prestigious travel magazine Travel + Leisure. Several of Chile’s hotels have been included in the latest edition of Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best Awards 2018”.
The Chilean presence in the ranking of the 100 Best Hotels in the World is led by Turismo Chile member Tierra Patagonia. The Hotel is in the Torres del Paine National Park and ranks in a very honorable 7th place on the list. As if that was not enough Tierra Patagonia was chosen as the best hotel in South America. The other hotel on the list is The Singular Hotel. The Singular Hotel is not situated in the the Torres del Paine National Park but rather in Puerto Natales. It ranked 66/100.
Every year, for the World’s Best Awards Survey, Travel + Leisure asks it’s readers to evaluate their travel experience around the world. They identify new opinions about the cities, islands, cruises, hotels and airlines. This year, eight of the 100 best hotels in the world are located in South America. This means the region, along with Chile, are undoubtedly receiving a boost in regional inbound tourism.
Miguel Purcell, Tierra Hotels CEO, highlighted the boom in high-level tourism in South America: “This recognition makes all of us proud here at Tierra Patagonia and Tierra Atacama. It is a team effort. Our architects and designers created local landscape and culture inspired spaces. We hope that Torres del Paine and the Atacama Desert continue to receive international recognition in order to make known other destinations in Chile with great potential such as the island of Chiloé. Thats is why our latest project is Tierra Chiloé “.
Located at the end of the world, Tierra Patagonia is renowned for its architecture. It blends into the landscape in a natural and sustainable way. Facing Lake Sarmiento and on the edge of Torres del Paine National Park, the hotel offers all-inclusive programs that combine adventure with spa treatments.
With an authentic interior design and privileged views, they have a gastronomy that rescues the local cuisine and an ideal Spa to renew energies after exploring nature with its experienced guides.
Another Fedetur member that stands out in the ranking was Australis, achieving the third place in the Top 10 Small-ship Ocean Cruise Lines category. The company offers expeditions that cover the main attractions of Tierra del Fuego: the Strait of Magellan, the Beagle Channel and Cabo de Hornos, in exclusive boats. In addition, Sixt Rent a Car was highlighted among the 10 best Rent a Car companies in the world.
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