Quito See Ecuador May 2009 Presentation

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Presentation on Quito and its surrounding region in Ecuador, given during the See Ecuador trade event, 2009

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Quito See Ecuador May 2009 Presentation

  1. 1. May 4-9 2009
  2. 2. Quito Touch the Sky
  3. 3. Quito – A World Within Itself
  4. 4. QUITO - FAST FACTS • 1.5 million inhabitants + outskirts • 10,000 feet high • 30 miles long but only 5 wide • 25 colonial churches • 10 Malls • 30 Art Galleries • 17 Museums • 4,000 double hotel rooms • Modern Communications • Efficient Transport • Connected to North America, Latin America and Europe.
  5. 5. QUITO - FAST FACTS • Quito – Tourism visitor numbers up 17 % in 2007, 15 % in 2008. • Arrivals Quito in 2008: 480,000 • Arrivals Ecuador 2008: 1.005.297 „Plan Q II“- Tourism marketing masterplan aims to place Quito among the top destinations in Latin America.
  6. 6. QUITO - STATS
  7. 7. New Attractions – New Activities – New Life
  8. 8. Ancient Ways
  9. 9. La Florida & Rumipamba: Ancient Ways The Yumbos - the first settlers of the volcano Funerary and NEW ceremonial PRODUCT sites
  10. 10. Historic Center
  11. 11. Historic Center: World-Class Heritage 31 years as the first World Heritage city The largest, best preserved and Restored NEUE PRODUKTE colonial quarter in The Americas
  12. 12. Historic Center: World-Class Investment $232 million invested in cultural heritage since 2001.
  13. 13. Historic Center: Regeneration Restored pride Regenerated NEW neighborhoods PRODUCTS
  14. 14. Historic Center: World-Class Services New attractions, activities, NEW hotels and restaurants. PRODUCTS
  15. 15. La Mariscal
  16. 16. La Mariscal: Exciting. Seductive. Fun Quito’s cosmopolitan face Hotels and Restaurants for every taste and wallet.
  17. 17. La Mariscal: Exciting. Seductive. Fun Rumba and fine food: look no further!
  18. 18. La Mariscal: Exciting. Seductive. Fun Cultural dishes
  19. 19. Quito‘s Viewpoints
  20. 20. Quito‘s Viewpoints A city at the heart of the Avenue of The Volcanoes
  21. 21. Quito‘s Viewpoints New perspectives
  22. 22. Quito‘s Viewpoints Quito‘s Viewpoints Sanctuaries for sports, leisure & meditation
  23. 23. Quito‘s Viewpoints Quito‘s Viewpoints Dramatic. Historic. Inspiring.
  24. 24. A Kaleidoscope of Neighborhoods
  25. 25. Bellavista & La Carolina Spaces for the mind and for the heart
  26. 26. Guápulo A village within and without of the city
  27. 27. Chimbacalle: Back to the Future Train station and urban NEW regeneration PRODUCT
  28. 28. Beyond Quito – Adventures in Nature & Culture The Equator, Birds and Yumbos Trail The Avenue of the Volcanoes The Route of Flowers and Looms The Way of Andes and the Amazon
  29. 29. The Equator, Birds and Yumbos Trail The Middle of the World Straddle both hemispheres
  30. 30. Head in the Clouds – Feet in the Ruins Cloudforest diversity and ecotourism Dawn chorus of birds Archaeology and community tourism
  31. 31. Beyond Quito – Adventures in Nature & Culture The Equator, Birds and Yumbos Trail The Avenue of the Volcanoes The Route of Flowers and Looms The Way of Andes and the Amazon
  32. 32. The Route of Flowers and Looms South America’s largest handicrafts market Shop till you drop!
  33. 33. The Route of Flowers and Looms Rural worlds, haciendas and adventure
  34. 34. Beyond Quito – Adventures in Nature & Culture The Equator, Birds and Yumbos Trail The Avenue of the Volcanoes The Route of Flowers and Looms The Way of Andes and the Amazon
  35. 35. The Way of the Andes and the Amazon Follow the Conquistadors‘ route east over the Andes
  36. 36. The Way of the Andes and the Amazon Hotsprings: 1 hour Rainforest : 2 hours
  37. 37. Beyond Quito – Adventures in Nature & Culture The Equator, Birds and Yumbos Trail The Avenue of the Volcanoes The Route of Flowers and Looms The Way of Andes and the Amazon
  38. 38. The Avenue of the Volcanoes Wandering the Avenue… Adventure & Adrenaline
  39. 39. The Avenue of the Volcanoes Hacienda Living Markets, crafts, traditions
  40. 40. Festivals & Festivities Easter Week July/August: Summer December: Fiestas Festival Calendar
  41. 41. Selling Quito Couldn’t be Easier!  Closer than you think to North America  Same time zone as Eastern Standard Time: -6 GMT  Four US gateway cities to Quito  Local currency is the US $ Dollar  Accessible locations and easy to get around  Hugely varied habitats, all close to Quito  Diverse and friendly people  Great shopping. Quality merchandise. Top bargains.  Food paradise  Amazing value  Year-round destinations – no seasons!
  42. 42. Quito Touch the Sky THANK YOU! Find all these places and more on www.quito.com.ec

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