Quito Tourism News

Quiport steps into leadership role with ACI-LAC

Quiport steps into leadership role with ACI-LAC

The general assembly of Airports Council International Latin America-Caribbean appointed its new officers for a term of two years. Corporación Quiport, in the person of its president Andrew O’Brian, was elected first vice president of the organisation, which represents airports in the region.

WTM 2016: Patricio Gaybor, general director, Quito Tourism

WTM 2016: Patricio Gaybor, general director, Quito Tourism

9th Nov 2016 Videos

Breaking Travel News talks to Patricio Gaybor, General Director, Quito Tourism at World Travel Market 2016. Quito Tourism has led winners at the World Travel Awards Latin America Gala Ceremony 2016, taking the title of Latin America’s Leading Destination for the fourth consecutive year. Here we find out more.

Carlota Hotel opens to guests in Quito, Ecuador

Carlota Hotel opens to guests in Quito, Ecuador

28th Jul 2016 Hotel News

A brand new sustainable luxury boutique hotel has opened in the heart of the bustling historic district of Quito, the capital of Ecuador. The Carlota Hotel is located in a renovated house built at the turn of the century circa 1905 and is the first hotel in the country to be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified by the US.

Quito appoints UK representation as European presence grows

Quito appoints UK representation as European presence grows

Travel PR and marketing agency Lotus has been appointed to promote travel to the Ecuadorian capital Quito in the United Kingdom. Lotus will be working in alliance with Newlink Group, an internationally recognised consulting firm, to execute an integrated communications and marketing programme in the UK market. Quito, the first city to be declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of Latin America’s bourgeoning metropolises.

Quiport leads tourism recovery in Ecuador

Quiport leads tourism recovery in Ecuador

6th May 2016 Focus

In Ecuador, an emergency terminal set up by Quiport has led efforts to help the tourism industry to recover after the earthquake. The city of Manta, one of the main tourism destinations in Ecuador on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, was disconnected from the rest of the country by air after the 7.8 earthquake which hit on April 16th and left the passenger terminal of the city’s airport unusable for commercial flights.

Breaking Travel News interview: Quito Tourism, general manager, Gabriela Sommerfeld

Breaking Travel News interview: Quito Tourism, general manager, Gabriela Sommerfeld

3rd May 2016 Focus

With voting set to close at the World Travel Awards in just a few days, Breaking Travel News editor here chats with Quito Tourism general manager Gabriela Sommerfeld to discuss the importance of the programme and the city’s efforts to attract voters. With Ecuador also hit by an earthquake earlier this year, Sommerfeld is keen to point out the capital is ‘open for business’.

Quito seeks quick return following Ecuador earthquake

Quito seeks quick return following Ecuador earthquake

19th Apr 2016 Tourism News

Ecuador experienced a 7.8-magnitude earthquake on Saturday, April 16th, with 413 people confirmed dead. The epicentre was located off the pacific coast and affected mainly coastal areas, while populated areas in the highlands, such as the capital Quito, felt tremors but were largely unaffected.