Cuenca included on a four-city marketing tour for travel and tour agencies

Mar 5, 2017 | 0 comments

It will be called the Ruta Colonial, or Colonial Route, and its sponsors at Colombia’s largest tourism exposition believe it is travel package that will attract thousands of foreign visitors. Intended to showcase Colombia’s and Ecuador’s most impressive historical cities, it will include Bogotá, Cartagena, Quito, and Cuenca.

Cuenca’s cathedral from an El Centro rooftop.

“This will be a small tour emphasizing history, architecture and gastronomy and will introduce tourists to this region’s most significant cities,” says Juanita Valesco of Vitrina Turística Anato, which is sponsoring a 10-day travel expo currently underway in Bogotá. “Our objective is to limit the tour to the most impressive examples of the northern Andes. Among the criteria of choosing the cities were size, infrastructure and accessibility.”

The association — Anato for short — is organizing a series of tours for travel agency owners and managers to introduce them to the new tour, and will take groups from around the world on visits of the four cities during the expo.

Anato is Latin America’s third largest tourist convention in Latin America and is hosting 20,000 guests from more than 30 countries.

Officials from Cuenca are attending the event and will host tour agency officials on the Cuenca leg of the Colonial Route tour.


Dani News

Google ad

Fund Grace News

The Cuenca Dispatch

Week of April 07

Ecuadorian coffee production is in decline and now supplies only 50% of national consumption.

Read more

Evaluating the Impact of Ecuador-Mexico Diplomatic Strain on Trade Relations.

Read more

The contribution of hydroelectric plants is declining, and Colombia is reducing electricity sales to Ecuador.

Read more

Gran Colombia Suites News

Thai Lotus News

Google ad

Quinta Maria News