Galapagos Cruises and Tours Increase Their Demand in 2012

Galapagos, Ecuador (PressExposure) January 20, 2012 -- In the last year the Galapagos Islands have been a very visited place by people from all over the world. All the tourist said that it was a dream to be there, the rare species, the clean sea, plants and the culture of the Islands and the people makes it a wonderful place.

The "Ministerio de Turismo" of Ecuador published a great increase in the tourism of Galapagos and most of the Cruises and Tours Operators work over the internet. One specific case would be which provides good packages "all included".

These kind of cruises are more attractive nowadays, because of the many activities that it offers to its passengers: hiking, diving, snorkeling, swimming and visiting many points of interest that if you go by your own, you may miss them.

The tourism to the island increased in a 11%, which is a huge difference between other years.

The "Ministerio de Turismo" of Ecuador has declared that there was an increase in the tourism on the Galapagos Islands. This increase is of the 11% compared to previous years. This increase generates 1.6 million dollars USD to the local business of the island and contributes to the preservation project of all the species that you can find in there.

The studies show a big increase in the Cruises and Tours to Galapagos, and most of them are anounced and negociated through websites around the world. Not only Ecuadorians are selling these cruises, there are tourism operators that sell over the internet and receive big commissions for selling these Tours.

The prices vary from $800USD to $50,000USD, depending on the type of yatch you choose, or if you want an entire charter to Galapagos. Also there are last minute deals, that gives awesome discounts for early trips.

One of these websites is as a result of our investigation, it is an ecuadorian website, managed by a company established in Guayaquil. This site offers that kind of "deals" for last minute cruises to Galapagos, which can be found in

Websites like these help to increase the tourism in Galapagos and are part of this 11% increase in the total income due to the globalization of the internet.

Ecuador is expecting another increase in the tourism on the Galapagos Islands of 20% this time, and the "Camara de Turismo del Ecuador" is providing help to local Tourism Operators to establish a website and try to compete with these international vendors.

Guayaquil - Ecuador


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Press Release Submitted On: January 20, 2012 at 4:28 pm
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