The Minister of Tourism, Sandra Naranjo, along with Tame’s General Manager, Raul Fierro, and the Executive Director of ATTA (Adventure Travel Trade Association) for Latin America, Antonio del Rosal, offered last June 23 a press conference about the potential of adventure tourism in Ecuador.
The Minister welcomed the international tour operators including buyers and media, most Americans, who participated in the Adventure Week in Ecuador that took place from June 14th to the 23rd. During their stay, they visited Sacha Rose Roses, Papallacta; Guango Lodge, Jatun Yacu Rafting, La Casa del Suizo, Tierra del Volcan, the Cotopaxi Volcano, where they enjoyed the tour of the Boliche Train, and they finally visited Mashpi Lodge.
Antonio del Rosal, ATTA CEO for Latin America, who also participated in the tour, said that the country has three important factors: the development of tourism, the approach to culture and the contact with nature.
The Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) is an entity that represents more than 1,090 specialized tourism companies from 96 countries. It is a global organization of more than 700 partners who have expertise in adventure and nature.
The Adventure Week was implemented with the participation of Country Walkers, The Clymb, ROW Adventures, Askari Travel, Journeys International, Southwind Adventures, Detour Destinations, Green Spot Travel, Lost World Adventures, Southern Explorations, Summer Feet Cycling, Rothschild Safaris, Dopamine, Cosby Travel Consultants and Global Family Travels.