News from Quito, Ecuador
Dec04

News from Quito, Ecuador

News From Quito, Ecuador 2013: QUITO POSITIONS ITSELF AS A LEADING TOURISM DESTINATION The city of Quito is strengthening its position as a premier tourism destination and 2013 has provided a clear stage of the destination to continue its path. The NEW International Airport Mariscal Sucre was officially opened on February 20th 2013. It has the longest runway of any capital city in South America (4,098 m / 13,444 ft long). Furthermore,...

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New Revamped Ecuador International Airport
Feb28

New Revamped Ecuador International Airport

Quito Gets a New Airport   New York – February 19, 2013 – Ecuador’s Civil Aviation Authority has announced that Quito’s new international airport, will begin operations on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. All operations at Quito’s current airport, which operates under the same name, will cease on February 19th at 7:00 PM and will resume at the new location on Wednesday February 20th at 9:00 AM (-5:00 GMT) Built over an area of...

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Quito a candidate for New World’s 7 Wonders Cities
Nov05

Quito a candidate for New World’s 7 Wonders Cities

The City of Quito has made it to the second round of the New “7 Wonders of the World Cities” competition and is now part of 303 cities that were selected from an initial 1,200  list. Whether you have visited recently or in the past, Quito has plenty of reasons to be one the New 7 Wonders Cities! Quito shines for many reasons: Quito’s Historic Center, the largest and best preserved in the Americas, is an exquisite receptacle of culture...

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Ferrocarriles del Ecuador, Ecuador’s Train unveils two routes
Nov04

Ferrocarriles del Ecuador, Ecuador’s Train unveils two routes

Ferrocarriles del Ecuador now offers new routes from Riobamba for its passangers. Tren del Hielo will go from Riobamba to Urbina and Senderos de los Ancestros, will travel from Riobamba to Colta. Tren de Hielo route  passes by  the majestic Chimborazo, Ecuador’s highest volcano. The train’s ample windows allow visitors to take in breathtaking scenery including the Altar, Tungurahua and Carihuayrazo peaks. Upon arriving to Urbina,...

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LAN Airlines’ Biannual ‘Big Deal’ Sale to South America
Jun18

LAN Airlines’ Biannual ‘Big Deal’ Sale to South America

(MIAMI, FL – May 31, 2012) – LAN Airlines, South America’s premier air carrier, and its affiliates are excited to announce the mid-year ‘big deal’ sale! Plan an adventure to one of South America’s most sought after destinations and take advantage of some of LAN’s lowest prices yet. Savings this big only happen twice a year, so book now for an unforgettable travel experience that can be found only in South America and only with LAN....

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LAN Airlines Offers Spring Specials to South America
Mar06

LAN Airlines Offers Spring Specials to South America

(MIAMI, FL, March 2012) – LAN Airlines, South America’s premier carrier, and its affiliates invite passengers to celebrate the arrival of springtime by booking a trip to South America. Savvy travelers can get a head start on planning a summer getaway this year by taking advantage of LAN Airlines and its affiliates’ low fares on travel taking place from March 15 to June 15. Passengers can book now through March 12. “We are excited to...

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LAN Airlines Announces the Biggest Deal of the Year
Dec04

LAN Airlines Announces the Biggest Deal of the Year

 (MIAMI, November 28, 2011) – LAN Airlines, South America´s premier air carrier, and its affiliates announce the biggest deal of the year! Passengers looking to travel to South America next year can book now through December 12, 2011 and enjoy savings on trips to Argentina, Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela.   “LAN is making a big deal about South America this year! With prices this low to destinations this...

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10 New Extreme Adventures from Abercrombie & Kent
Oct19

10 New Extreme Adventures from Abercrombie & Kent

(DOWNERS GROVE, IL – October 17, 2011) — There is adventure travel, and then there are the adventures of a lifetime. Abercrombie & Kent seamlessly orchestrates unforgettable journeys in the world’s most challenging environments. Among the exciting new Extreme Adventures for 2012 are treks up Mount Kilimanjaro and to Everest Base Camp, ideal for seasoned hikers seeking a more rigorous climb. These new routes feature...

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Casa Gangotena: Quito’s Newest Boutique Hotel
Jun22

Casa Gangotena: Quito’s Newest Boutique Hotel

There will soon be a new address for spirited travelers to experience the beauty and history of Old Town Quito, Ecuador: Casa Gangotena. Situated in a newly restored historic mansion overlooking Plaza San Francisco, the three-story boutique hotel harbors 31 suites, each a showcase of eye-catching style, contemporary design, modern technologies and quintessential comforts to impress the most discerning guests. The hotel will begin...

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Quito Named 2011 Culture Capital Of The Americas
Apr15

Quito Named 2011 Culture Capital Of The Americas

QUITO, Ecuador, April 15 –The capital of Ecuador has been named the 2011 American Capital of Culture and has scheduled a full slate of concerts, festivals, fairs and events through December. Quito is a living jewel with its 320-acre historic center full of 130 monuments and 5,000 heritage properties.  Founded in the 16th century and built on the ruins of an ancient Inca city, Quito sits at over 9,000 feet surrounded by towering Andean...

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