Banos Ecuador: number of tourists drop due to ash emitted from Tungurahua Volcano

Posted on May 5, 2013 • Filed under: Ecuador, Enviromental Issues, TRAVEL

On Friday night fell Bathrooms greater amount of ash from the volcano Tungurahua (in eruptive process for thirteen years), affecting tourism. In the hot spring pool Lady Veronica Villacis, municipal services assistant, said yesterday that the bathers lower by about 10% compared to regular weekends.

In the Operations Committee meeting held cantonal Emerging yesterday, Xavier Mayorga, of the Risk Management Unit Bath Township, said there involvement in tourism and agriculture, a higher percentage (not say how much) to pasture feeding animals, but said that this month is less presence of visitors. The ash also leaves Ulba problems, Pondoa and Runtún. Read Article

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