Here I go again, you will ask, how can Tegucigalpa be the Central American Capital City with the most Colonial Heritage? Heck it was not even the capital of the province of Honduras during colonial times! Yet, as it turns out, today, most of the capitals of the Central American countries where not the most important city of the province during colonial times.
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For many years, the gateways into Honduras have been quite limited. So it has been exciting to see a new gateway into Honduras operating at good occupancy for this first season. I am referring to the new routes that American Airlines has added to Honduras from their Dallas Fort Worth hub.
Last week I was in Omoa attending a tourism related meeting with the board of directors of Canaturh. Canaturh is the National Chamber of Tourism of Honduras. I was there representing the Chamber to Tourism of La Ceiba. The meeting took place at the River Park Hotel and Park next to the Tulian river in […]
Honduras is well known as a Banana Republic. For some time, it was the Worlds largest banana producer and exporter. However, the two main companies that played a role in this endeavor eclipsed smaller, but not less important producers such as the Cuyamel Fruit Company.
This massive fortress was built during colonial times to defend the Spanish commercial fleet in the Gulf of Honduras. King Ferdinand VI of Spain gave instructions to build the fortress. Construction took place between 1768 and 1775. This is without doubt the most important colonial military building in Central America and is in very good condition
The Rawacala Eco Park in Omoa offers the perfect setting to explore and enjoy the tropical jungles in Honduras. You will find it tucked into the Sierra Omoa Mountains just south of the community of Paraiso in Omoa.
The Paraiso Hotel in Omoa offers a unique combination of Rainforest and Beach in a delightful, classy setting. The hotel is 16 km west of Puerto Cortes on the CA13 highway that leads to the Corinto Border crossing with Guatemala.
There are many interesting tales from a Banana Republic that are worth sharing. Today, our tales from a Banana Republic go back to the early twentieth century. Frederick William Hahneman was one of the executives at the Trujillo Railroad company. His son, Bill Hahneman hijacked Eastern Airlines in 1972 and demanded to be brought to Honduras.
For the last 6 months, Honduras has been front page news. Unfortunately, it has not been portrayed as good news, and press coverage has sold it as terrible news. Of course, I am referring to the infamous Honduras Migrant Caravans. The result of this has been a drastic reduction in visitors from the USA to […]
This week I read in the news about Nas Daily in Honduras. He made a video about his experience in Honduras. The video title is “The Label Trap”. In three short minutes, Nas Daily addresses the fact that as humans we love to put labels on everything. Most of the times, these labels affect many people and even entire countries.