This Week: Feria Vyva! 2011

VYVA! 2011, the most important tourism and travel fair in Chile, kicks off this Friday the 4th of November in Espacio Riesco. The event is expected to receive over 22 thousand people during the whole weekend. On Friday, a special day for tourist businessmen, 4 thousand executives are expected to show up.

In the fair you will learn about several national and international destinations. While for tourism workers this is a great oportunity to establish connections and make business, the regular visitors will find an excellent opportunity to plan their trips, having all the information they may need in one place. Besides, there will also be important discounts.

Some great news is the strong presence of our country, with Chile‘s 15 regions featured in hundreds of stands dedicated to national tourism. Each one of our regions will show their greatest attractions in gastronomy and culture, with music, dance, art displays, and of course, the best tourist destinations of each region.

This Friday the 4th, the fair will be opening only for professionals of tourism. On saturday the 5th and Sunday the 6th it will receive the general public from 11:00 to 20:30. The entrance tickets are $3.000 (adults) and $1.000 (children and elderly).

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Sernatur has set up free buses for those who are intereste in attending the fair. Turistik buses will depart on Saturday and Sunday from the front of Sernature (Av. Providencia 1550) from 10:00 and every two hours to Espacio Riesco. The last Turistika bus will come back to Providencia at 21:00 hrs.


Since we don’t want you to miss this event, we are giving away 2 double tickets for Feria VYVA for Saturday or Sunday. All you need to do is to post a comment in this entry and will be participating to win on of the tickets. We will do the draw this Thursday afternoon. Good luck!!