Tourism sector works together to deal with the crisis and prepare for the future reactivation of tou


Chile’s Tourism Undersecretariat and National Tourism Service (Sernatur), along with representatives from Chile’s leading tourism trade associations, are seeking to create a roadmap for the recovery of tourism in Chile once the pandemic has passed.

The Covid-19 pandemic has severely impacted the world’s tourism industry, plunging it into a crisis of unprecedented proportions.

In line with the call to seek joint solutions made by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and other international agencies, Chile’s Tourism Undersecretariat and National Tourism Service (Sernatur) headed up a roundtable with the principal representatives of Chile’s tourism industry. The purpose of the roundtable is to establish a common roadmap for reactivating Chile’s tourism industry.

Tourism Undersecretary Mónica Zalaquett said, “tourism is an industry of importance to the economic and social development of every region in Chile. It is therefore fundamental, especially at times such as now, to strengthen public-private partnerships and generate all of the necessary synergies to create strategies that will allow us to get this sector back on its feet once this pandemic has passed.”

For her part, Sernatur national director Andrea Wolleter emphasized tha