Cruise season begins in Guayaquil

artania cruise in Guayaquil

(Guayaquil, Guayas 19.10.2017) .- With the arrival of the ship Le Soleal, this Thursday, October 19, began the cruise season in Guayaquil. The main port of Ecuador plans to receive until April next year at least 8 boats with hundreds of tourists eager to know the natural beauties and gastronomic delights that have the city and the country.

Le Soleal, ship of the company Ponant, has 142 meters of length and 18 of sleeve; has rounded shapes, soft tones such as white, gray and natural wood and warm lighting. It has a capacity for 264 passengers and mostly visitors come from France.

The boat left Puerto Quetzal in Guatemala, crossed Nicaragua, Costa Rica, the Cocos Islands and arrives at the Maritime Port of Guayaquil, where it will remain one day. Later the tourists moved to Peru culminating the crossing in the port city of Callao.

The Ministry of Tourism and the local municipality received the visitors with music and dances typical of the city. After that, tourists boarded a bus to visit the most emblematic areas of Guayaquil.

In the country the company in charge of the route is TravelTips S.A., tourism operator who proposed that visitors know parks, squares, museums, the General Cemetery and the Las Peñas neighborhood, considered historical and touristic sites. In addition, they visited the company Ecuandino, referent in the industry of straw hats toquilla.

Coordinator Zonal 5 of the Ministry of Tourism, Ricardo Armijos, commented that this is an opportunity to show the benefits of Ecuador and its 4 worlds; also, considered with the arrival of these boats confirms that Ecuador is positioned as a destination for this type of travel.

CRUICE CALENDAR 2017 – 2018

Cruise Date

Silver Sea Explorer Oct 25, 17

Seas Cruises Mariner Jan 19, 18

Oceania Sirena 24-Feb-18

Island Princess Mar 14, 18

Le Boreal 01-Apr-18

Hebridean Sky 03-Apr-18

Symphony 16-Apr-18

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