More Facilities for Foreign Tourists in Guatemala
The Commission on Sustainable Tourism (Comiturs) has requested free entry for every tourist that has a U.S. visa in order to facilitate immigration procedures.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
"We are trying to bring more tourism revenue into the country, by helping tourists come to Guatemala," said Alfonso Muralles, president of Comiturs, attached to the Guatemalan Association of Exporters (Agexport).
It won't request visas for travelers with U.S., Australian, Canadian, U.K. or E.U. visas.
Citizens of restricted visa nationalities, but holders of Canadian, US, EU or Australian visas will be able to enter the country with a tourist status.
Mexico's government has advised Panamanian authorities that the agreement to drop visa requirements for Panamanians visiting Mexico as tourists, businessmen, or in transit has gone into effect, as of yesterday.
For the rest of the world, we are becoming better known as Central America rather than different countries, specially in the tourism industry.
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