Quito Turismo, the Ecuadorian entity responsible for promoting the UNESCO World Heritage city located at 00’00’ latitude has completed its American tour
— Ruben Lara, International Markets Coordinator, Quito Turismo
MIAMI, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, May 27, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Quito Turismo, the Ecuadorian entity responsible for promoting the UNESCO World Heritage city located at 00’00’ latitude, has concluded his US tour in San Francisco tonight after a series of events that began in New York with an appearance at Rethink on May 19 and 20, followed by promotional events in Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
With the participation of Ecuadorian tour operators Tucaya Tours, Andean Travel Company, Go Galapagos by Klein Tours, Pure Ecuador and the tourist offer Ciudad Mitad del Mundo (City in the Middle of the World), the roadshow generated great interest with more than 500 visits operators, wholesalers, airlines and media requesting information about the city and its tourist offers. Representatives from the tourism board spoke with over 80 business attendees in person and one-on-one, highlighting the 10+2 reasons why Quito is the start of your trip for an upcoming vacation or to visit Ecuador.
This joint effort by Quito Tourism and the private sector aims to diversify and strengthen the reputation of the Ecuadorian capital in the main source markets of the United States. For Quito Tourism, it is vital to constantly seek new promotional opportunities and to strengthen Quito’s positioning as a leading international destination.
“For Quito Turismo, it is imperative that we play an active role in reactivating the tourism industry and bringing back the American traveler who is the most important source of visitors to our city,” said Ruben Lara, Markets Coordinator international at Quito Turismo. “We are very grateful to know that Quito remains one of the destinations of interest for the travel industry in the United States and we look forward to working on many projects resulting from this visit.”
With a focus on expanding and strengthening the South American travel market amid the coronavirus pandemic, Quito participated in the Rethink South America Travel trade show at New Your city on May 19-20. Quito presented to buyers, suppliers, tour operators and travel agents, established new relationships and created business opportunities with other travel experts.
The event brought together the biggest tourist destinations in South America with a network of pre-qualified advisors from all over North America and Canada and Quito could not miss it. Representatives of Quito Tourism were among more than 50 exhibitors who attended the annual event, signaling their commitment that South America is back and ready for business. More than 52 suppliers from eight South American countries were among the participants, as well as nearly 300 buyers.
Quito has endorsed key tourism segments such as Culture, Gastronomy, Meetings/Conventions, Wellness and Nature. Representatives highlighted the extraordinary array of attractions.
In addition, tourism in Quito places special emphasis on the city’s Safe Travel seal awarded by the WTTC (World Travel and Tourism Council). Visitors to the country must present a negative Covid antigen test to enter Quito as well as the country’s other international locations, including Galapagos, the Amazon region and the Andean coast.
The main objective of the promotional roadshow is to encourage more people to visit Quito, an incomparable city with abundant cultural wealth, internationally recognized gastronomy and with the warmth of service providers ready to receive American travelers.
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