The ‘twinning’ of Cuenca, Spain and Cuenca, Ecuador

Representatives from the Azuay Tourism Chamber (CTA) have proposed a “twinning” project connecting Cuenca, Spain and Cuenca, Ecuador, as a way to improve tourism in Ecuadorian city. The ultimate goal of the project is to promote the city in the world. “Cuenca, Spain invests $15 million on tourism. Meanwhile, our city invests only $1 million and we have ten times the population,” says Patricio Miller, president of the CTA. Announcement of the new project was made during a visit by the CTA group to Spain. The Ecuadorians were attending the Tourism International Fair (FITUR), one of the most important annual…

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