Tag: Galapagos

Luxury Cruising: Silversea celebrates silver jubilee

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 4, 2019 17:44

Silversea Cruises serves 25 years as a luxury cruise line. Silversea has unlocked the authentic beauty of the world for almost half a million guests on approximately 4,100 voyages. Silversea's ... Read More

Ideal ocean cruise ship: Ship sizes and what they mean for your cruise

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 01:35

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences is key to planning your ... Read More

Ditch the snow already! Spring into adventure travel

editor editor- March 14, 2019 23:42

  With the weather slowly… very slowly… warming up around most of the USA, spring is finally just around the corner. It is the perfect time of year to break ... Read More

Cruising 2019: List of all cruise ships set to launch this year released

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 21:28

Every year, the world welcomes a variety of new ocean and river-faring cruise ships, and 2019 is no exception. In total, the cruise industry will launch 37 new ships this ... Read More

Avianca Airlines enters its 100th year of uninterrupted operation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 16:20

In 2019 Avianca Airlines celebrates its 100-year anniversary. It ratifies its position as the oldest airline in the Americas and the oldest in the world with uninterrupted operations. In order ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

New life breathed into Latin Trails’ Galapagos Grand Odyssey yacht

editor editor- June 22, 2013 01:21

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

Galapagos and Machu Picchu: the perfect combination

editor editor- May 21, 2013 01:01

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

Diverse travel to be discovered in Ecuador

editor editor- December 31, 2012 03:07

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. Read More

Galapagos hospitality company creates tortoise reserve

editor editor- February 16, 2012 04:42

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. Read More

Ecuador issues clarification of new Galapagos Islands regulations

editor editor- November 23, 2011 06:21

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 ... Read More

Diverse travel to be discovered in Ecuador

editor editor- October 17, 2011 07:46

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. Read More

United Nations says Galapagos Islands no longer in danger

editor editor- July 30, 2010 06:11

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

Socotra: Another Galapagos awaits tourists

editor editor- June 24, 2010 03:13

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 ... Read More

Will Galapagos become the Pacific’s Ibiza?

editor editor- December 16, 2009 06:49

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

Mosquitoes brought by tourists can have devastating effect in the Galapagos

editor editor- August 13, 2009 03:44

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. Read More

Andrew Marr warns of threat to Darwin’s Galapagos islands

editor editor- February 13, 2009 04:07

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 ... Read More

Galapagos expels citizens as a flood of tourists threatens islands

editor editor- October 9, 2008 03:06

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. Read More

Galapagos under siege

editor editor- January 5, 2008 15:23

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 ... Read More