Category: Guatemala travel news

Guatemala Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Guatemala, a Central American country south of Mexico, is home to volcanoes, rainforests and ancient Mayan sites. The capital, Guatemala City, features the stately National Palace of Culture and the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. Antigua, west of the capital, contains preserved Spanish colonial buildings. Lake Atitlán, formed in a massive volcanic crater, is surrounded by coffee fields and villages.

A Complete Guide to the Nursing Industry in Latin America
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A Complete Guide to the Nursing Industry in Latin America

editor editor- October 21, 2019

Latin America has seen tremendous societal growth and development in the past 50 years, bringing entire industries and markets to ... Read More

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism  Observatory
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Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019

The new Observatory is located in the city of La Antigua Guatemala, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a leading ... Read More

64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala
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64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019

Currently, the 64th UNWTO Commission for the Americas is meeting in  La Antigua, Guatemala. Thursday was the first day. UNWTO ... Read More

UNWTO features as tourism enters Ibero-American cooperation agenda
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UNWTO features as tourism enters Ibero-American cooperation agenda

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2018

The 26th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government (La Antigua, Guatemala, 15-16 November) concluded with a high-level political ... Read More

Spirit Airlines brings new international routes to Houston’s Intercontinental Airport
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Spirit Airlines brings new international routes to Houston’s Intercontinental Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 26, 2018

The lush beauty and diverse cultures of Latin America await as Spirit Airlines continues its international expansion, this time from ... Read More

Earthquake strikes Guatemala, while death toll from volcano eruption rises to 62
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Earthquake strikes Guatemala, while death toll from volcano eruption rises to 62

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2018

A 5.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded 65 miles (105km) south of Champerico, a district along Guatemala’s southwestern coastline, according to ... Read More

Guatemala volcano eruption: 25 dead, dozens missing, thousands fleeing the area
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Guatemala volcano eruption: 25 dead, dozens missing, thousands fleeing the area

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2018

Twenty-five people have been reported dead, while at least another 25 were injured after the Volcan de Fuego in Guatemala ... Read More

Paraguay follows US and Guatemala, opens embassy in Jerusalem
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Paraguay follows US and Guatemala, opens embassy in Jerusalem

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2018

Paraguay opened its Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, the second country to follow the United States in making the ... Read More

Why responsible tourists should visit Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic and Guatemala
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Why responsible tourists should visit Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic and Guatemala

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2018

Responsible tourists should look to travel to and support Honduras, El Salvador, Dominican Republic and Guatemala through tourism. Responsible tourists ... Read More

People fleeing buildings after massive 8.2 earthquake hit Mexico – Guatemala region
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People fleeing buildings after massive 8.2 earthquake hit Mexico – Guatemala region

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 8, 2017

This 8.2 earthquake, was felt as far as Mexico City.  The earthquake was shallow off the coast of Chiapas, Mexico. ... Read More

Guatemala and El Salvador hit by strong earthquake
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Guatemala and El Salvador hit by strong earthquake

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 22, 2017

A major earthquake struck off the coast of Guatemala on Thursday, shaking buildings and downing trees and causing powerful tremors ... Read More

Quite a ride: Shocked tourist in Guatemala City hotel after 6.9 earthquake at 1:29 am
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Quite a ride: Shocked tourist in Guatemala City hotel after 6.9 earthquake at 1:29 am

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 14, 2017

eTN Reader and tourist Josh Gates tweeted: A Magnitude 6.9 quake just rolled through Guatemala City. Quite a ride here on the 15th ... Read More