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.
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 […]
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.
The New York Times recently published an article with the title of “Inside Gang Territory in Honduras”. While I must say that it adequately portrays the difficult life of Hondurans in neighborhoods where gangs reign, it does not reflect the everyday life of most people in Honduras.
I must note that the Day of the Americas and Labor Day are always moved to the following Monday. This with the intention of allowing a long weekend. The October Holiday, known as Feriado Morazanico is actually the result of joining three holidays in October.
Easter Week 2019 in Honduras is coming up and it is the busiest holiday season. Because of this, it is always important to plan ahead of your trip and make sure that you have all the proper reservations. One thing is for sure. Everyplace outside the big cities will be full!
If you are on the island on a Sunday, make sure you visit the Roatan Island Microbrewery. Not only will you enjoy some great beer, but it seems like that atmosphere here can be lots of fun! There are a couple of bars on the island that are serving some samples of this locally brewed beer.
The Marina Copan Convention Center opened its doors and hosted its first event earlier this month. This is a fantastic venue that opens many different possibilities for Copan. There is no doubt that this convention center, together with the new highway, is the beginning of a new and very bright future for Copan Ruinas!