Unlicensed hotels will be regulated by the Ministry of Tourism

Lodging centers for tourists in Guayaquil are promoted through web pages, these are known as unlicensed hotels. “We will make a schedule in which we will identify these people and we will invite them to be regularized. If they do not abide the provision we will proceed to...

Ministry of Tourism reported visit of 1.5 million tourists to Ecuador during 2014

The Ministry of Tourism reported that about 1,5 million foreigners, mainly Colombians, Americans and Peruvians, visited Ecuador in 2014, recording a new record. During 2013, about 1.4 million foreigners walkers visited Ecuador, according to the ministry, which generated foreign...

Tourist visits to the country goes up by 14.3% compared to 2013

According to the Ministry of Tourism, between January and August this year came to Ecuador 1’035.943 tourists from different countries around the world. This represents an increase of 14.3% over the period of January to August of 2013. Visitors come mainly from three...

Tourism rises in a 14% compared to 2013

A measurement of the Research Directorate of the Ministry of Tourism reveals that between January and August 24, 2014 entered to Ecuador 1’009.665 tourists, representing an increase of 14% in relation with the same period of last year. Only in the first 24 days of this...

‘Travel First to Ecuador ‘ campaign is promoted in malls

On Tuesday August 19, six exhibition stands were opened in shopping centers of Quito, Guayaquil, Cuenca and Manta. These stands are part of the`Travel First to Ecuador´ campaign, which aims to provide tour packages to Ecuadorians and foreign tourists. According to the Ministry of...

Tourism in Ecuador registers an increase of 14% this year

Until June 2014 the arrival of foreigners incremented in a 14% compared to the same period last year. The Government has allocated an investment of 660 million dollars, until 2017 to boost the sector. According to the Ministry of Tourism, in the first half of the year 749,410...

Establishments expect to improve incomes with new schedules to sell alcohol

The owners of restaurants and hotels of Quito received with satisfaction the decision of the Ministry of Tourism to extend the hours for the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays. This measure will be applied from this weekend. From now, alcohol could be sold until 22:00 in five...

“All you need is Ecuador” will focus on international tourism

 All you need is Ecuador was presented as a communication and specialization campaign focused on international tourism business. The event was performed today by the Ministry of Tourism at the Metropolitan Cultural Center in Quito. Authorities of the Ministry of Tourism and...
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