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New life breathed into Latin Trails’ Galapagos Grand Odyssey yacht

The Galapagos Grand Odyssey welcomes guests to a stylishly-renovated motor yacht due to a recent refurbishment.

Galapagos and Machu Picchu: the perfect combination

Latin Trails is a South America tour and travel operator with 20 years of experience.

Diverse travel to be discovered in Ecuador

Ecuador is located on the equatorial line in northwestern South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean to the west, Colombia to the north, and Peru to the south and east.

Galapagos hospitality company creates tortoise reserve

QUITO, Ecuador - Ecuador's hospitality company for active adventure, Red Mangrove Galapagos and Ecuador Lodges, is creating Red Mangrove Tortuga Reserve, the first such reserve in the Galapagos.

Ecuador issues clarification of new Galapagos Islands regulations

Due to a misunderstanding created by a press release issued on 11 November (“Ecuador to Limit the Number of Visitors to the Galapagos”), Ecuador would like to clarify the new rules and regulations

Diverse travel to be discovered in Ecuador

Ecuador is located on the equatorial line in northwestern South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean to the west, Colombia to the north, and Peru to the south and east.

United Nations says Galapagos Islands no longer in danger

The Galapagos, comprising 19 islands and a marine reserve, are situated some 1,000 kilometers from the South American continent.

Socotra: Another Galapagos awaits tourists

On the other side of the world, in the middle of another ocean, lies a second Galapagos: the remote island of Socotra where more than one third of the 800 or so local plant species are found nowhere e

Will Galapagos become the Pacific’s Ibiza?

A fierce rearguard action is being fought to prevent the Galapagos – the world's most renowned wildlife site – being damaged by development.

Mosquitoes brought by tourists can have devastating effect in the Galapagos

LONDON – The unique wildlife of the Galapagos Islandsis under threat from disease-carrying mosquitoes arriving on board growing numbers of aircraft and tourist boats, researchers said on Wednesday.

Andrew Marr warns of threat to Darwin’s Galapagos islands

As early as last summer, before the Darwin commemoration caravan really got rolling, it was clear that this year was going to be one of the busiest ever for tourism in the Galapagos Islands.

Galapagos expels citizens as a flood of tourists threatens islands

A few weeks ago, 19 Ecuadorean citizens detained on these world-renowned islands were marched onto a plane and sent back to the continent under armed guard. Their crime? Illegal migration.

Galapagos under siege

The remote islands are known for a prehistoric landscape. A flock of well-meaning ecotourists is posing a new threat.Most of the wild goats that ravaged this famous archipelago, denuding some islands of their vegetation, have been hunted down. The same goes for the wild pigs that ate turtle eggs and killed small animals. Now comes the biggest problem of all -- people like me.