Guatemala Promotes Domestic Tourism

The campaign “Go on Vacation Without Leaving Your Country” showcases 23 different destinations.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

The package offers are diverse in terms of days and they include discounts on food and lodging.

Rosa María Bolaños wrote in Prensalibre.com: "Travel timeframes vary. For a one day trip, San José Pinula, Naciones Unidas Park, Monterrico, Sipacate and San José beaches, volcanoes in Pacaya and Ipala, Lake Atitlán, as well as ecological and archaeological sites are promoted."

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Promotion of Domestic Tourism in Guatemala

July 2012

The "Go on vacation without leaving your country" campaign aims to encourage local tourism for families, adventure holidays and the elderly, in 89 different destinations.

A program launched by the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism (Inguat) has the support of 42 tour operators and aims to promote a culture of national travel.

Nicaragua: Domestic Tourism Rebounds

April 2011

The increase was over 20%, with beaches and mountains being the most popular destinations for Nicaraguans.

During Easter Week 2.3 million Nicaraguans vacationed in their country, more than half a million more than a year ago.

An increase in the flow of foreign tourists was also noted, up by 27% over the same period in 2010.

Guatemala Launches Tourism Promotion Campaign

September 2010

The Guatemalan Tourism Institute has launched its “Chapín, orgulloso anfitrión” ("Guatemala, proud host") campaign to promote local tourism.

The campaign, to be developed through September, comprises a series of activities with the aim of encouraging Guatemalans to appreciate what the country has to offer in respect of natural wealth, regional customs and traditions.

Guatemala Promotes Internal Tourism

July 2010

The country's Tourism Institute (Inguat) has launched the program "Go on vacation without going out of your country".

The program includes 67 excursions to 130 different destinations inside the country and will be carried out from 16 July through to 5 December.

"Inguat is seeking to promote a culture of tourism in Guatemalans and contribute to the economic development of local communities by developing package tours," reports Elperiodico.com.gt.

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