Month: November 2013

Fast Five Profile with World Nomads


Tropic is partering with WorldNomads and our General Manager was features on their blog that shares thoughts on travelling the globe responsibly Learn more here: http://journals.worldnomads.com/responsible-travel/tags.aspx?t=jascivan Promoting Sustainable Tourism Innovation

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Conde Nast Traveller at the Huaorani Ecolodge


The prestigious Conde Nast Traveller in the UK is covering our Huaorani Ecolodge Thank you Stanley for the story it was a pleasure having you here. Sarah Miller, Editor, Condé Nast Traveller says: “I love epic ‘armchair’ reads in equal measure, you’ll also find Stanley Stewart’s eloquent account of travelling in Amazonian Ecuador (page 74)” … Continued

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14 colonial homes to explore in Quito, Ecuador


A piece of Ecuadorian history and culture at every corner – Quito, 3 January 2012: Visitors to Quito’s old town encounter a piece of history with every step they take. In Quito, they will find row after row of resplendent buildings from the colonial era – these include cathedrals, cloisters, district offices and private residences. … Continued

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10 of the Most Spectacular Birds in Ecuador


With more than 1,600 bird species having been recorded within her boundaries, Ecuador is a birdwatching paradise. More than 20 species of parrots, macaws, and parakeets live in Ecuador along with dozens of stunning hummingbirds, a myriad of antbirds, flocks of colorful tanagers, and much more. With so many birds to pick from, it’s tough … Continued

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Which Indigenous Tribes Live in Ecuador?


A number of indigenous groups have lived in Ecuador long before the arrival of the Spanish. Although there has been Spanish influence in Ecuador for more than 400 years, archeological evidence pertaining to the first indigenous settlements dates back at least 11,000 years in the form of stone tools found on the Santa Elena Peninsula … Continued

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El Boliche our Newest Venture in Ecuador


Tropic’s sister company Waponi our business incubator aimed at providing small community-based tourism initiatives in Ecuador and Peru with the market access and skills to compete and thrive. These businesses have sustainability at their core, adhere to high standards of environmental and socio-cultural respect, and have tourist and local population involvement. Waponi sign an agreement … Continued

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Leading Ecotourism Sustainable Development


Among Tropic’s many success stories is the award winning Huaorani Ecolodge based in the headways of the Amazon within the Yasuní Bioshphere Reserve. Lear more: http://undiscovered.travel/our-journal/item/108-meet-a-leading-tour-operator-owner-lodge-developer.html

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