• Organization TypeGovernment
  • Founded1992

Ministry of Tourism (Ministerio de Turismo) Ecuador

The Ministry of Tourism of Ecuador is the state portfolio responsible for tourism in Ecuador. As the governing body, it leads the tourism activity in Ecuador, develops the sector in a sustainable, conscious and competitive way, exercising its regulatory, planning, management, promotion, dissemination and control roles. It was created on August 10, 1992 by President Sixto Durán-Ballén with the name of "Ministry of Information and Tourism", appointing Pedro Zambrano Izaguirre as prime minister of the portfolio.  Vision  Turn Ecuador into a tourist power. A unique destination that develops its natural - cultural heritage and is recognized for excellence in the quality of services . Mission Exercise the rectory, regulation, control, planning, management, promotion and dissemination, in order to position Ecuador as a preferred tourist destination for its exceptional cultural, natural and experiential diversity within the framework of conscious tourism as a generating activity of socio-economic development and sustainable.
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