Can new Minister make Ecuador a tourism energy?
Sandra Naranjo has been appointed as the new Tourism Minister for Ecuador with effect from July 1, 2021.
- The new tourism minister has already set a target for 10 percent more tourists in Ecuador.
- Naranjo brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table after having worked for former Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa Delgado for 5 years.
- Their vision of tourism for Ecuador sees the industry as an economic tool for development.
Continuing the work of outgoing minister Vinicio Alvarado, Naranjo aims to increase tourist arrivals by at least 10 percent this year, hoping to hit around 1.5 million arrivals. As the new tourism minister of Ecuador, she brings a strong economic knowledge base, extensive experience in public administration and is very business-oriented.
Your arrival at the Ecuadorian Ministry of Tourism will generate new ideas to continue efforts to turn Ecuador into a tourism power and make tourism the number 1 source of income outside of the oil sector (currently number four).