ECUADOR MAKES IT SPECIAL
Ecuador’s Ministry of Tourism reports that it has successfully concluded its Discover Ecuador Roadshow in Canada and the US. During the events, ministry officials had a chance to meet with leading members of the travel trade industry in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington D.C. and New York and showcase the latest developments in Ecuador’s tourism industry. The event also featured top suppliers from the country, representing a diverse offering including the world-renowned Galapagos Islands, the Pacific Coast, the Andes and the Amazon. The Discover Ecuador event generated strong interest in North America with approximately 50 industry professionals in attendance for each session, reaching nearly 450 agents and operators throughout North America. During the roadshow, Ecuador Tourism unveiled details of its new travel agent specialization course, Ecuador Specialist, which will be officially launched on June 3, 2013. For more on the new agency specialist course and how to become an Ecuador Specialist, go to http://www.ecuador-specialist.com .