Tagged: Galápagos Islands

Adventures by Disney Announces First-Ever Dedicated Expedition Cruises

Families will journey to some of the world’s most wondrous and sought-after destinations when they set sail on all-new Adventures by Disney Expedition Cruises. With voyages to Antarctica beginning in late 2021 and to the Galapagos Islands in 2022, guests will embark on exhilarating adventures across breathtaking, remote landscapes while enjoying a leisurely voyage with family-focused activities curated by the travel experts at Disney. (more…)

Ecuador Set to Tighten Entry Rules for Cruise Passengers to Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands (Graphicmaps.com - WorldAtlas)Ecuador is planning to use this year’s visitor slump caused by the Coronavirus pandemic to tighten up tourism procedures for the Galapagos Islands. Senior tourism ministry adviser Mariano Proano cited moves to improve the performance of naturalist guides who accompany travellers around the islands and to raise standards of entry-level accommodation and tours. (cruisecritic.com)


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Lindblad Expeditions And Island Conservation Launch Galápagos Island Relief Fund

Lindblad Expeditions (Logo)Lindblad Expeditions, a global provider of expedition cruises, and Island Conservation, an international not-for-profit conservation organization, have launched the Galápagos Island Relief Fund to provide immediate financial relief for the people of the Galápagos Islands who have been devastated by the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. (more…)

Silversea Reveals Details Of Silver Origin’s 195-Piece Immersive Art Collection

Silver Origin (Courtesy De Hoop Shipyard)Silver Origin has now arrived in Manta in Ecuador, ready to welcome Silversea’s guests. When the all-suite, all-balcony, 100-guest Silver Origin begins year-round voyages in the archipelago later this year, a regionally-inspired collection of 195 art pieces will enrich guests’ travels, comprising 122 framed artworks, 69 sculptures, and four installations. (more…)

Capsized vessel spills 2,500 litres of oil in Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands (Graphicmaps.com - WorldAtlas)An estimated 2,500 litres of oil ended up in the waters of Ecuador’s famed Galapagos Islands after a tanker barge capsized and sank on Sunday, December 22. Local media reports the incident began when a crane collapsed onto the unnamed vessel while cargo loading operations were ongoing at a port off San Cristobal Island. (bairdmaritime.com)


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Silversea’s Pioneering Expedition Training Academy Welcomes Experts From The Galapagos

Silversea Unveils The Most Elegant Ship Ever To Sail The Galapagos: The Silver OriginSilversea has completed its third “Expedition Training Academy” –this time with five accomplished expedition guides from Silver Galapagos and two Academy trainers. Overseen by a dedicated Director, Silversea’s pioneering Expedition Training Academy has the aim of enriching guests’ travels around the world. (more…)

Sea Star and Seaman’s Journey Returned to Service in the Galapagos Islands after Extensive Renovations

Seaman Journey - Latin TrailsLatin Trails, based in Ecuador, the foremost tour operator and Destination Management Company operating in Ecuador, Galapagos and Peru are pleased to announce that their premiere Yachts, the “Sea Star Journey” and the “Seaman’s Journey” have returned to service after being in dry dock since August for a complete renovation. (more…)

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