Archive for the ‘Ecuador’ Category
by Bea Broda Yesterday I attended a “travelling road show” that focused on the attractions offered in Ecuador, and quite a few of them caught my attention. From a variety of eco-systems to gastronomy that likes to stay traditional and farm-fresh, there are a number of ways to enjoy this South American country all year [...]
May 6, 2013 (Quito, Ecuador) â€“ The Ministry of Tourism for Ecuador reports that theÂ country has been recognized as a leading luxury travel destination for 2013 by the exclusiveÂ Virtuoso travel network.Â Ecuadorâ€™s distinctive luxury offering showcases the countryâ€™s abundant biodiversity andÂ rich cultural heritage, positioning the destination among the top 20 most popular emergingÂ destinations in a recent [...]
Quitoâ€™s festivities begin on December 6th with â€śLas Fiestas de Quitoâ€ť in commemoration of the cityâ€™s foundation in 1534. The cityâ€™s culture is exhibited through a myriad of events that include live music and theater performances, beauty pageants, and international fairs among other activities. Travelers can parade Quitoâ€™s quaint neighborhoods in Chivas QuiteĂ±as -vintage themed [...]
The oldest craftsman of Quito’s Historic Center, Humberto Silva arrived to La Ronda Street 56 years ago. In the small workshop behind the store Humberto manufactures a variety of instruments most of them cookware made of tin. He is also responsible for installating nearly all the roof waterways of the houses on La Ronda Street. [...]
Ecuador’s Leading Hospitality Company Creates Red Mangrove Tortuga Reserve, First Tortoise Reserve in the Galapagos
QUITO, ECUADOR, February, 2011 Ecuador’s leading hospitality company for active adventure, Red Mangrove Galapagos and Ecuador Lodges, is creating Red Mangrove Tortuga Reserve, the first such reserve in the Galapagos.
Red Mangrove Galapagos and Ecuador Lodges Emphasizes Diver Training and Land-Based Multi-Island Accommodations To Enhance Novice-to-Expert Scuba Diving Experiences
QUITO, ECUADOR, Jan. 5, 2012 — Red Mangrove Galapagos and Ecuador Lodges, the region’s leading hospitality company for active adventure, suggests that recreational divers, novice to expert, consider Darwin’s magical archipelago as the destination for a wide variety of official PADI dive certification programs.
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 [...]
LONDON, England – Ecuador has been announced as a major sponsor and exhibitor of the National Chocolate Week in London. The South American countryâ€™s presence at what is the UKâ€™s biggest and most indulgent chocolate celebration aims to showcase the very best produce the region has to offer and further cements its position as one [...]
QUITO , Ecuador, June 21, 2011 – Quito is preparing itself to host CULTOUR, an international trade show promoting cultural tourism that will take place from June 22 to 24 at the ItchimbĂa Cultural Center. Participants will include journalists, tour operators and other companies from the private sector – all who specialize in cultural tourism.
QUITO , Ecuador, April, 2011 – The largest, best preserved and least altered city in the Americas – Quito, Ecuador – has announced a new international marketing campaign to attract more Americans and Europeans. The Quito Visitors’ Bureau will promote the attractions of this historic city which was named UNESCO’s first World Heritage site in [...]