Ecuador News

Mashpi Lodge welcomes Dragonfly canopy experience

Mashpi Lodge welcomes Dragonfly canopy experience

13th Oct 2016 Hotel News

Ecuador’s Mashpi Lodge has launched its highly anticipated Dragonfly canopy gondola. The new product is designed to allow guests to enjoy captivating bird’s eye views of the 1,300 hectare Mashpi Rainforest Reserve via a cable-driven system of gondolas that glide above, below and through the tree canopy. The experience takes guests up to 200 metres above the ground and travels two kilometres across the magical cloud forest with Mashpi’s resident naturalists to identify the sights and sounds of the forest.

Ecuador moves to reassure travellers following earthquake

Ecuador moves to reassure travellers following earthquake

Ecuador’s ministry of tourism has reported that the tourism infrastructure, services and attractions in the Amazon, Andes, Galapagos and parts of the coast are in excellent condition following a recent earthquake. Airports, hotels, restaurants, tour operators, ground transportation, parks and nature reserves are all fully operational and welcoming visitors, the ministry said in a statement.

All You Need is Ecuador campaign unveiled in London

All You Need is Ecuador campaign unveiled in London

The ministry of tourism of Ecuador has hosted the global launch of the second stage of its ‘All You Need Is Ecuador’ campaign. The event took place at London’s emblematic Tate Modern, with the presence of minister of tourism Sandra Naranjo and other government representatives from the country, as well as guests from the UK tourism industry, media, and Ecuadorian private sector.

Breaking Travel News interview: Sandra Naranjo, minister of tourism, Ecudaor

Breaking Travel News interview: Sandra Naranjo, minister of tourism, Ecudaor

8th Aug 2014 Focus

Video: Ahead of the World Travel Awards South & Central America Gala Ceremony 2014 Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here sits down with newly appointed Ecuadorian tourism minister Sandra Naranjo to discuss the upcoming event. Minister Naranjo also discusses her ambitions for the office, the growing importance of the tourism sector to the Ecuadorian economy and the new markets the country is seeking to develop.

All You Need is… Ecuador campaign wows holidaymakers

All You Need is… Ecuador campaign wows holidaymakers

9th Apr 2014 Focus

Rapidly developing holiday destination Ecuador has everything to offer. An UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city saw visitor numbers exceed one million and in 2012, attaining considerable growth of 12 per cent on 2011. The reasons why travellers are choosing Ecuador in ever increasing numbers are as diverse as the region itself.