A former federal prison once known as the Alcatraz of Mexico, the Islas Marías have been transformed into a protected natural ...
The change goes into effect this summer. It’s about to get more expensive to visit Ecuador’s popular Galapagos Islands as the country prepares to double entry fees this summer. Starting Aug. 1 ...
The Galapagos are a UNESCO World Heritage site comprised of more than 100 islands. The islands, nicknamed a “living museum,” are home to many rare or endangered plants and animals. Only some ...
Virtually synonymous with the Galapagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador, they were one of the species that helped Charles Darwin form his theory of evolution in the 19th century. One of the newly ...
The Galapagos islands, about 600 miles (1,000 kilometres) off the mainland of Ecuador, have flora and fauna found nowhere else in the world. Photograph: Ernesto Benavides/AFP/Getty Images Share on ...
The Galapagos Islands is doubling its entry fee for tourists. From August 2024, visitors from most countries will be required to pay $200 (€184), up from $100 (€92) currently. The Ecuadorian ...
The Galapagos Islands' tourist tax hike will come into force in August, in a bid to crack down on over-tourism and raise funds to protect the environment, support the local community and pay for ...
PARIS— Conservation groups formally requested today that the Galapagos Islands World Heritage site be listed as “in danger” under the World Heritage Convention. The petition, submitted on Charles ...
(CNN) — Tourists to the Galapagos Islands will be asked to pay twice as much in entry fees from this year amid concerns that a rise in visitor numbers is putting pressure on the ecologically ...