In the January 11th, 2009 edition of the travel section of the New York Times, the Galapagos Islands in #3 of the top 44 places to visit in 2009.
Due to a drop in tourist demand, many Galapagos yacht operators (mainly mid to high end options) are offering tempting special offers and discounts (at least for the months of May & June 2009). If you have been dreaming of visiting the Galapagos Islands, now is the time to do it as rates are extremely reasonable. As Galapagos cruise rates vary based on supply & demand, it is recommended to take advantage of the available spaces and special deals. Some offers have been as tempting as “2 x 1” specials.