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HB on the Scene: Wyndham Hotel Group Signs Deal with Pronobis for Quito Airport Hotel
Wyndham Hotel Group has signed a franchise agreement for the Wyndham Quito Airport Gran Condor, the first Wyndham Hotels and Resorts property in Ecuador's capital city. The announcement was made during the South American Hotel Investment Conference also here.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Gail Nicole Da Silva placed second in Miss United Continent 2014
Goa-based model Gail Nicole Da Silva was placed second in the Miss United Continent 2014. The first spot went to Dominican Republic's Geisha Montes De Oca and Venezuela's Wi May Nava stood third.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Ecuador's out-of-the-way attractions easy to miss
Tourists watch a humpback whale leap from the Pacific waters in Machalilla National Park off the coast of Puerto Lopez, Ecuador. Two and a half hours and still no sign of llamas.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Malaysian National News Agency
Developing Countries To Close Ranks In Dealing With Transnationals
Venezuela is hosting the Second Ministerial Conference of States Affected by Transnational Interests urging the design of common mechanisms to defend developing countries from the pressures of multinational businesses. The event at the Foreign Ministry, intends to debate and advance in the creation and launch of an agency called the Observatory on Investment and Transnationals.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Swissotel to Break Ground on New 300-room Hotel in Guayaquil, Ecuador
Swissotel Hotels & Resorts, a leading brand in the FRHI Hotels & Resorts portfolio, today announced that the brand has entered into a franchise agreement for branding the operation of Swissotel Guayaquil, a new 300-room hotel currently under development in the largest and most populous city in Ecuador: Guayaquil. Set on the western bank of the Guayas River, which flows into the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Guayaquil, Swissotel Guayaquil will offer guests enjoyable river views and access to the nation's main port.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Bible Broadcasting Network Goes With GatesAir
The Bible Broadcasting Network has ordered eight GatesAir Flexiva transmitters to outfit its FM/AM radio network of English- and Spanish-language stations.
Swissotel Hotels & Resorts to Break Ground in Guayaquil, Ecuador
Set on the western bank of the Guayas River, which flows into the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Guayaquil, Swissotel Guayaquil will offer guests enjoyable river views and access to the nation's main port.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The Washington Post
Chocolate Supplies Buoyed as Ecuador Beans Withstand El Nino
Ecuador, already the world's biggest grower of flavored beans used in fine chocolate, is poised to extend its lead over Brazil as the top cocoa producer in the Americas as exporters forecast a record harvest.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Seven Questions for Karim Rashid
It's been a busy, brightly colored, organic-shaped summer for Karim Rashid . The designer has given lectures, made appearances, and occasionally DJ'ed in cities from Miami and Toronto to Hamburg and Ekaterinburg .
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Ricardo Arjona's "Viaje Tour" Heads to Ecuador
Guatemalan singer-songwriter Ricardo Arjona offered a concert in Quito on the weekend, raising the local temperature on a cold night in Ecuador's capital with a show that was part of his international "Viaje Tour."
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Global Voices Online
GKill City, a Site for 'Countercultural Journalism' in Ecuador, Turns Three
See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.