Guayaquil celebrates its Bicentennial with events and recognitions

The “Pearl of the Pacific” commemorated its Bicentennial Independence on October 9. Solemn events, promotional fairs and spaces for recreation and fun were part of the offer that Guayaquil presented to its visitors and residents.


The VII edition of the Guayaquil International Gastronomic Fair «RAICES» was organized with all the authorized biosafety protocols for a face-to-face format, from October 8 to 11, 2020 with the attendance of approximately 15,000 visitors. 8 digital gastronomic conferences with international and national chefs were part of this great event, in addition to 27 «Huecas» traditional restaurants of the city participated with diverse proposals of Ecuadorian and local cuisine.


There for RAICES became a fundamental tool to reactivate tourism and the economy of the sector and the city.


HABITAT 2020 was organized from October 21 to 25 with all the authorized biosafety protocols for a face-to-face format, a fair with a long history, positioned in the market as a benchmark in the real estate sector. The event brought together more than 50 urban projects from Guayaquil, Durán, Daule, Samborondón, Salitre, Playas and Santa Elena. In addition, it had the presence of different financial identities.


The events do not stop in the city of Guayaquil, that is why from November 11 to 13, 2020 one of the most important international face-to-face events will be held on the continent: FIEXPO Workshop & Technical Visit, which shows the leadership of Guayaquil and its commitment to the economic and tourist reactivation of the city, especially the MICE segment (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, Exhibitions)


FIEXPO Workshop & Technical Visit contributes to position the city of Guayaquil as a destination for congresses and international events, as it is the host city of the meeting that brings together international buyers, as well as the interaction that will be generated between private companies and representatives of the destination through a business conference and networking.

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World Travel Awards

Finally, this year Guayaquil stands out again in the World Travel Awards for being nominated in 5 world categories:


  1. World’s Leading City Tourism Authority
  2. World’s Leading Destination for Travel and Business
  3. World’s Leading Destination for Festivals and Events
  4. Leading City of the World
  5. World’s Leading Destination for Meetings and Conferences


Go to and give your support to the Pearl of the Pacific to shine in the Oscars of Tourism.

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