As Guatemala labors under yet another political crisis at the end of 2020, Nestor Quixtan offers a handy guide to the main points of contention… Read More »6 Keys to Understanding the Latest Guatemalan Political Crisis
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2020 is a crazy year for travel, we know. But Central America is open for tourists this Christmas and could use the business. In return,… Read More »Five Reasons to Visit Guatemala this Christmas
Semuc Champey, Guatemala will reopen on November 10 according to tourism authorities. This article contains some affiliate (referral) links, where we make a small commission… Read More »Semuc Champey, Guatemala to Reopen in November
Since Guatemala reopened its borders in September, tourism has remained anemic. But are arriving tourists getting a bad first impression with the La Aurora Airport… Read More »Guatemala’s Tourism Sector Voices Concern Over Lack of La Aurora Airport Protocols
Guatemala plans to end its six-month-long lockdown on October 1 amid more political shenanigans. Nestor Quixtan explains. Guatemala will end its lockdown tomorrow, October 1,… Read More »Guatemala Ends Lockdown (State of Calamity) on October 1
Guatemala now allows travelers to present a negative antigen test for COVID-19 as part of a relaxation of entry requirements. It’s also relaxed entry requirements… Read More »Guatemala Eases Entry Requirements for Travelers
As the Guatemala airport reopens to international tourists after over six months, Nestor Quixtan looks at the situation and explains why the news is decidedly… Read More »Guatemala Airport Reopens Amid More Political Intrigue (Life is Never Dull in Guatemala)
Any conversation about the prospect of reopening Guatemala and its international airport has to be followed up with the question of whether tourists will even come… Read More »If We Reopen, Will They Come? Guatemala’s Tourism Sector Still Holding Its Breath
With tourism in Guatemala at a standstill after the limited July 27 reopening, Nestor Quixtan wonders whether it’s too soon or too late to know… Read More »Is it Too Soon or Too Late for Tourism in Guatemala?