Experience the traditions of Holy Week in Quito
From 2 to 9 April, the capital of Ecuador will be hosting one of its most important religious festivities, featuring elaborate processions, recreations of Biblical passages and stunning traditional costumes.
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Authorities from Quito Turismo and the UNWTO met in Madrid with the aim of working together
María Cristina Rivadeneira, the General Director of Quito Turismo, and Gustavo Santos, head of the Americas for the UNWTO, discussed the current situation of Quito´s tourism sector and possible new initiatives to support its recovery process,
Ecuador showcases its wealth of adventure tourism and cultural treasures
Like many travelers, the first time I visited Ecuador, my itinerary included Quito and the Galapagos. Fifteen years later, in November 2022, I returned to the country – this time as an ATTA representative joining a selected group of tour operators and media members on AdventureWeek Ecuador.
Discover a new way of enjoying tourism in Quito
Slow tourism aims to educate tourists, have an emotional impact, and be sustainable with local communities and the environment. This new trend is gaining traction, and more and more people choose longer stays to allow for more in-depth visits to tourist attractions; explore traditions and cuisine; enjoy nature and, above all, create unforgettable memories.
Quito exhibits its tourist attractions at World Travel Market
Quito Turismo will be attending the new edition of the World Travel Market, from 7-9 November at ExCel (London). This is one of the most important international tourism events, with the aim of promoting the capital’s top tourism products to the British market and establishing relationships that will boost the flow of tourists.
Magical and biodiverse environments await nature lovers in Quito
Quito has spaces and activities that invite visitors to learn about biodiversity and promote the conservation of the area’s natural heritage, as well as admire countless species of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles.
The tourism sector in Quito is strengthening in 2022
The joint work between Quito Turismo and the tourism sector has made the Ecuadorian capital one of the most popular destinations for travellers from all over the world. The recovery of tourism is reflected in the results of the second quarter of 2022. 48,000 people chose to visit the capital in August alone, an increase of 75% compared to the same period in 2021.
The Chocó Andino: a paradise for ecotourism in Quito
Declared the seventh Biosphere Reserve in Ecuador by UNESCO, its 286,000 hectares contain 12 types of forests with 3,200 plant varieties, 140 species of amphibians and 270 mammals.
Quito, birdwatching capital of the world
With species of all sizes and colours, Quito is one of the most megadiverse cities on the planet when it comes to birds. The variety of its ecosystems makes it possible to observe all kinds of birds, from condors to hummingbirds.
10+2 reasons to visit Quito
The capital of Ecuador offers places, traditions, natural environments and unique experiences that you would never expect to find in a big city.
Quito - the gateway to Ecuador
The Capital of the Middle of the World is the starting point to all of the main destinations in Ecuador. Its tourism infrastructure and strategic location at the foot of the Pichincha volcano make it the ideal place to start a trip or to hold conventions and events.