That lack of consistency from one season to another is a greater threat to the mountain resort industry than anything.
Hotels have the power to set the tone in new destinations, whether it's the high-end approach like her or Fogo Island Inn, or go big and go mass approach favored by countries like Mexico.
The Villarrica volcano is one of the main attractions of Pucon, but the town supports many other tourist activities that won't be significantly impacted by the eruption.
Santiago is often overlooked when Latin America's treasures are discussed, but the evolution of a city undergoing real transformation is worth taking a look.
A state-owned airline can work, it just doesn't when its service is terrible and its leadership is a gaggle of political cronies.
No agreement has been confirmed by either side, but visa-free travel between the two countries could spark similar deals through the region.
It’s curious that the three solo hikers would be left alone on the popular trek as there are dozens of operators on the volcano every day. Perhaps a new standard for independent hikers is in order.