Quito,the tourist capital of the world
“This prize is the product of a process to promote Quito’s tourism. Besides, it honors Quito and what it may become as a world icon”, said Quito’s mayor, Augusto Barrera.
The first Cultural Heritage of Humanity welcomed on average 533,000 foreign visitors in 2012.
“Quito is not just its monuments, roads and infrastructure; it’s also the warmth of its people that turns us into first rate hosts”, upheld Eduardo Dousdebes, Secretary of Productive Development and Productivity of the Municipality.