updated Sat. August 6, 2022
April 11, 2018
Ecuador's capital city of Quito has been nominated for 20 categories of the World Travel Awards, sometimes known as the “Oscars of Tourism”. The categories include South America's leading destination; leading business travel destination; leading short vacation destination; leading city tourism office; andÃâÃÂ ...
April 7, 2018
While most travelers to Ecuador puddle-jump toward the dazzling Galapagos Islands, few visitors realize that some of the world's richest biodiversity is ... Deysi, the head of Yunguilla's tourism efforts, whisks us to the Talhuallullo Lodge, a wooden house that welcomes the 3,800 tourists who visit each year.
April 3, 2018
Tourism can be the lifeblood of a country's economy. But as travelling becomes more accessible and affordable, more people are flocking to popular tourist destinations hoping to take in the Mona Lisa, hike Mount Everest, or snorkel with sea turtles in Ecuador. And it can have some devastatingÃâÃÂ ...
Latin American Herald Tribune
April 1, 2018
Although some may consider it expensive for a middle-class tourist to visit the islands, the minister said that, in his opinion, a product seems costly only if one does not get what one pays for, which is the reason he thinks the average cost should be raised, since the archipelago is much more exclusive than other touristÃâÃÂ ...
O'Dwyer's PR News
March 2, 2018
His goal is to promote PV's offerings designed for family, LGBTQ, food tourism, romantic getaway and sports/adventure travelers. Lopez, a Mexico native, launched Enroute four years ago in New York. Previously, he was an associate at Latitude International, handling clients such as Ecuador's Ministry ofÃâÃÂ ...
March 1, 2018
The requirement had originally been scheduled to come into force from 6 February, but, according to an Ecuadoran Ministry of Tourism announcement, initial reports “related to this issue by different media caused concern within the tourist sector” as well as among the country's citizenry, thus the decisionÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
This remote town in the Ecuadorian province of Loja, sitting a stone's throw from the southern border with Peru, was completely off the tourist map until only ... but the people who live there thought nothing of it until campaigns by Ecuador's Ministry of Tourism started attracting tourists over the past 10 years.
The Peninsula Qatar
February 19, 2018
Next week, a group of Ecuadorian government officials and business stakeholders will travel to Doha to seeking to revive the bilateral trade, tourism sector and investment in Ecuador. The delegation will be led by Foreign Trade and Investment Minister Pablo Campansa Saenz. The minister's visit is aÃâÃÂ ...
February 8, 2018
Dollarization almost immediately arrested Ecuador's inflation. As a result, economic growth returned to Ecuador. Income distribution, which had been skewed toward the wealthy, was slowly turned around. One of Ecuador's biggest industries, tourism, was aided significantly because of the dollar. TodayÃâÃÂ ...
February 8, 2018
The Ecuadorian Ministry of Tourism has announced that any visitor to the country after 1 May 2018 will be required to have health insurance upon entering the country. This is in accordance with sections of the Human Mobility Law, the ministry stated. The requirement was announced last year but theÃâÃÂ ...
February 8, 2018
PUERTO AYORA: With its iconic giant tortoises, crested black iguanas, huge ocean manta rays and a veritable menagerie of other cool creatures, the Galapagos Islands are one of the most beautiful places on this planet. Why not? Who wouldn't want to go to a white sand beach and soak up some sunÃâÃÂ ...
Travel Market Report
February 6, 2018
Various tourism and expat associations have been reporting on the requirement since it was announced in a decree issued last year, but these sources have often miscommunicated the implementation date. “Early news made related to this issue by different media have caused concern within the touristÃâÃÂ ...
Travel Daily News International
December 31, 1999
PUERTO AYORA, GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, ECUADOR – The International Galapagos Tour Operators Association (IGTOA) has called upon the government of Ecuador to limit land-based tourism growth in the Galapagos Islands and to regulate more carefully this rapidly growing sector of the islands'ÃâÃÂ ...
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