American Airlines, United Airlines, Aeromexico, KLM, Copa Airlines, Lufthansa and JetBlue Airways are the airlines that have placed their trust in Ecuador in recent months.
Some 2,600 Colombian and Peruvian tourists arrived in Ecuador between July 4th and 8th, with regard to the visit of Pope Francisco, who was in Ecuador for four days. This meant income for the country for about US$ 1 million.
418 million Dollars is the figure that entered Ecuador from tourism in the first quarter of this year. It represents an increase of 14% over the same period of 2014. Foreign exchange earnings from tourism reflect a sustained increase for 21 consecutive quarters.
The Ministry of Tourism of Ecuador, with the aim of strengthening Health and Welfare tourism, presented the topic trends in Europe and Latin America. The conference was led by the director of TERMATALIA, Alexander Rubin, who was introduced by the MINTUR National Markets Director, Christian Mera.
In the "City of Catamayo" Airport, located in the province of Loja, the tourists’ airport welcome program was launched. It is part of the "Travel First Ecuador" Campaign. This program is run by the Ministry of Tourism, in conjunction with the autonomous governments in the province.