Articles tagged “galapagos”

Luxury Yachts Are Changing the Galapagos One Cruise at a Time

Luxury Yachts Are Changing the Galapagos One Cruise at a Time

Fran Golden, Bloomberg

Are luxury yachts the solution to preventing overtourism in the Galapagos or are they part of the problem?

6 months ago

Expedition Cruise CEOs Expect Prices to Fall as Sector Booms

Expedition Cruise CEOs Expect Prices to Fall as Sector Booms

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Expedition cruising doesn't get as much attention as mass-market operators that boast of multiple restaurants and flashy water slides. But the sector is growing, and that presents opportunities as well as challenges in catering to travelers who are seeking once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

2 years ago

Celebrity Cruises Acquisition Shows Intense Demand for Galapagos Sailings

Celebrity Cruises Acquisition Shows Intense Demand for Galapagos Sailings

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Two ships that can hold a total of 64 passengers will make up a tiny sliver of Celebrity's capacity in the carefully controlled Galapagos Islands, but the cruise line is eager to offer a wider variety of vacation options there.

4 years ago

Video: Inside the Galapagos Islands’ Solar- and Wind-Powered Sustainable Airport

Video: Inside the Galapagos Islands’ Solar- and Wind-Powered Sustainable Airport

Sharon Reich, Reuters

This project is perfectly matched to its destination, and has lessons for other airports as well.

4 years ago

Amazon Founder Gives Galapagos 5 Stars After His Evacuation From Cruise Ship

Amazon Founder Gives Galapagos 5 Stars After His Evacuation From Cruise Ship

Mark Weinraub and Alexandra Valencia, Reuters

As Charles Darwin learned from his studies of the Galapagos Islands, it's all about the survival of the fittest. In medical emergencies in the Galapagos and elsewhere, it helps to get an assist from the Navy and to have your private jet on call in case of any emergency.

6 years ago