Quito is the capital of Ecuador; it is located between the Ecuadorian Andes and is the oldest capital city of South America. It is the people of Quito who gives a joyful and welcoming character to this vibrant and joyful city.
Quito is the political and economic center of Ecuador and where the government buildings are located and government leaders work. In this city is also home of the most important universities, corporations, embassies, and consulates.
The historic center of Quito is so immaculately preserved that was one of the first place to receive UNESCO World Heritage status. The city has also won the World Travel Awards as South America´s: Leading City Destination for 6 years, Leading Cultural City Destination (2018) and as Leading Meetings and Conference Center (2017).
The capital of Ecuador is one of main cities where international events take place. Several reasons make of Quito the ideal city for the MICE industry.
On the Pacific coast you will find Guayaquil, the largest city in Ecuador. This city of contrasts will engage you with countless fascinating places to discover, where colonial architectural style meets the modernity seen throughout the city.
Guayaquil has been working with passion and vision to become an excellent destination for travelers who come to attend meetings. The city has received the Leading Meetings and Conference Destination award several years in a row. In 2019 the city also received the Fiexpo Award in 2018 for being the largest-growing destination in Latin America and the world in terms of meetings and conferences. Additionally, the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) indicated that the city moved from 49th to 16th among 542 cities in Latin America, and from 464th to 143th place among 5,214 cities around the world.
Strategically located in the South of Ecuador, Cuenca is recognized as one of the most beautiful cities in the country and around the world. Its combination of cultures -Cañari, Inca and Spanish- make it even more fascinating.
This city has several recognitions, such as the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. It is one of the most romantic destinations in Ecuador. Cuenca is perfect for creating love stories, weddings, honeymoons, vows renewal, photo shoots and getaways to unique and incomparable landscapes, such as the Cajas National Park.
The best thing about Cuenca as a destination is its modern and colonial hotel infrastructure, ideal for small events, from 14 to 300 people. The event lounges, on ranches around the city, are perfect for social moments, tournaments, seminars, conferences and large fairs.
In addition to these facilities, Cuenca has a modern Convention Center with a capacity up to 4.000 people, and a local airport just 15 minutes from the Historic City Center.
Its patrimonial charm, eccentric gastronomy, landscapes, colonial styled churches, modern infrastructure, the joy of its people, and quality tourist services, make Cuenca the “ideal destination for your business trip and events”.
Manta is a dynamic city strategically located on the coast of Ecuador. It has the largest hotel infrastructure for coastal beach destinations. Its connectivity with the world allows the arrival of thousands of foreign tourists through its port and airport. The city has 2365 rooms intended for corporate and social events of a very high level through recognized hotel chains in the country and the world.
In its surroundings, there is unique biodiversity of fauna and flora. And climatic conditions conducive to various tourist circuits and extreme sport. Moreover, the city possesses an exquisite and internationally recognized gastronomy. Overall, it is a city in constant growth with a tourist and fishing vocation and real estate industry. All of these factors, make it a destination that attracts investors from all over the world.