A hammerhead shark swims off the Galapagos islands. Galapagos is aiming for 100 per cent immunisation to boost tourism there. Photo: Getty Images
A hammerhead shark swims off the Galapagos islands. Galapagos is aiming for 100 per cent immunisation to boost tourism there. Photo: Getty Images

100 per cent Covid-19 vaccination rate targeted in Galapagos so tourists can return to Ecuador’s most popular travel destination with confidence

  • Authorities target 100 per cent immunisation rate on the Pacific archipelago of 30,000 people by end of May to revive US$350 million-per-year tourism industry
  • The volcanic islands attract about 250,000 visitors in a normal year to see animals such as the huge Galapagos tortoise

A hammerhead shark swims off the Galapagos islands. Galapagos is aiming for 100 per cent immunisation to boost tourism there. Photo: Getty Images
A hammerhead shark swims off the Galapagos islands. Galapagos is aiming for 100 per cent immunisation to boost tourism there. Photo: Getty Images
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