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Culture Shock! Ecuador: A Survival Guide to Customs and Etiquette (Culture Shock! Guides)

August 27, 2009

TOURIST NUMBERS DROP COMPARED TO 2008 TO ECUADOR

The number of tourists visiting Ecuador this year is down 1.12 percent through July as compared to the same time in 2008. Total tourists through July is 578,655 compared to 585,234. July's numbers are 105,077, down 3.82 percent  from July of 2008.

Most promotional offices have closed abroad which may have contributed to the decline along with the worldwide slowdown and fear of the swine flu. The Ministry of Tourism has a new marketing plan which is set to begin shortly for the period 2010 through 2014. The tourist number goals are to increase the number of tourist by 2014, to 1,426,640 compared to the the 2008 rate of 1,005,297. (TRAVEL SAFETY ECUADOR)

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