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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

9 August 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

9 April 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.

Major tourism funding push from Ecuador

Major tourism funding push from Ecuador

The government of Ecuador is slated to increase the country’s annual tourism budget from $40 million to $150 million, minister of tourism Vinicio Alvarado announced last week during TravelMart Latin America. The event is considered the leading regional tourism industry conference, and was hosted in Quito.

Ecuador capitalises on recognition of travel domain name

Ecuador capitalises on recognition of travel domain name

29 July 2013 Press Release Travel Technology News Tourism News

Ecuador is located on the equatorial line in northwestern South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean to the west, Colombia to the north, and Peru to the south and east. Ecuador is the eighth largest country in South America, at roughly the size of the US state of Nevada. Ecuador is 283,561 square kilometers in size and has a very diverse geography.

Holiday Inn opens second hotel in Ecuador

Holiday Inn opens second hotel in Ecuador

30 June 2013 Hotel News

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened its second hotel in Ecuador as part of the group’s regional expansion. The seven-story 122-room Holiday Inn Hotel Guayaquil Airport in Guayaquil is adjacent to the José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport.

First metro line for Quito gets the green light

First metro line for Quito gets the green light

Plans for Quito’s first ever metro line were confirmed to a global audience of more than 60 international tourism buyers and 50 exhibitors from 22 countries as the city played host to the world’s only cultural tourism exhibition. Also in South America today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Quito.