Galapagos Islands News

Albán takes command of Celebrity Xploration in Galapagos

Albán takes command of Celebrity Xploration in Galapagos

9 August 2017 Cruise News

For the first time in cruise industry history a female seafarer will navigate the rich archipelago of the Galapagos as captain. A native of Ecuador, Nathaly Albán, will command the ultra-exclusive Celebrity Xploration; as captain of the recently revitalised catamaran.

Finch Bay Galápagos Islands to reveal new look in November

Finch Bay Galápagos Islands to reveal new look in November

25 September 2015 Hotel News Tourism News

The leading eco-hotel in the Galápagos Islands, Finch Bay, is currently undergoing extensive refurbishment spearheaded by Ecuador’s most renowned interior designer, Julio Vinueza. Due for completion by November 2015, the hotel’s new look is inspired by an “expedition chic” ethos designed to complement its position in one of the world’s most extraordinary locations.

Ecuador tightens visitor rules for Galapagos Islands

Ecuador tightens visitor rules for Galapagos Islands

14 November 2011 Tourism News

Ecuador has confirmed a new set of regulations will be implemented for cruise routes and frequencies to and around the Galapagos Islands. Tour operators have until February 2012 to incorporate the Galapagos National Park Authority’s new regulations, which are designed to protect the local animal and plant life, into their travel programs.