Croatia, Ecuador and Ghana have become the latest destinations to be awarded a global safety stamp by the World Travel & Tourism Council.
The Ecuador ministry of tourism has released a new video – entitled ‘Yesterday’ – to the global hospitality community. Designed to raise spirits amid the global coronavirus pandemic, it seeks to remind holidaymakers of the virtues of travel.
Departing from Quito International Airport earlier, Air Canada Rouge has launched a thrice weekly non-stop flight to Toronto Pearson International Airport.
Having taken the title of World’s Leading Green Destination at the World Travel Awards last year, Ecuador is well placed to benefit from the growth of sustainable tourism. Here Patricia Palacios de Naranjo, undersecretary of markets, investment and international relations at the ministry of tourism, tells Breaking Travel News about her plans for the future of the sector in South America.
The decision comes following a period of sometimes violent unrest in the country, which has seen president, Lenín Moreno, decamp from capital Quito to the port city of Guayaquil.
Tour operator G Adventures will welcome a sixth yacht to its fleet of vessels touring the Galápagos Islands, with departures starting in July next year.
Gloria Ana Gallardo Zavala, president of the Guayaquil Public and Municipal Company of Tourism, Civic Promotion and International Relations, tells Breaking Travel News how it feels to have won the title of World’s Leading City Tourist Board at the World Travel Awards.
Ecuador minister of tourism, Enrique Ponce de León, speaks to Breaking Travel News as the country picks up trophies for South America’s Leading Nature Destination, South America’s Leading River Cruise Destination, South America’s Leading Youth Travel Destination and South America’s Leading Beach Destination at the World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony.
Gloria Gallardo Zavala, president of the Public & Municipal Company of Tourism, Civic Promotion and International Relations of Guayaquil, speaks to Breaking Travel News as the destination hosts the World Travel Awards Latin America Ceremony 2018.
Recognised as Ecuador’s Leading Green Hotel by voters at the World Travel Awards, Miguel Andi, hotel manager at Napo Wildlife Centre Luxury Eco-lodge, speaks to Breaking Travel News at the Latin America Ceremony in Guayaquil.