Christmas is always a time to be jolly. And Christmas in Honduras 2019 has so far been special. I am in the lovely town of Copan Ruinas for Christmas this year. It is always nice here, and yet this Christmas is especially nice. The reason is that the local town hall has made a special effort to decorate the central plaza.
Yes, there is now a hotel that offers facilities for guests with limited lower extremity mobility in Roatan! The Richardson Serenity Villa in Roatan is now open and features 10 rooms. Of these, four rooms take into consideration the Americans with Disabilities Act standards.
The Plaza San Martin Hotel District in Tegucigalpa has several different hotels that sit next to each other. The largest convention centers in Tegucigalpa are within the district. Best of all, the area has a small park and there are various establishments, from café´s serving gourmet coffee to microbreweries.
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 […]
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.
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!
IHCAFE, the Honduran Institute of Coffee celebrated the Honduras National Barista Contest in Tegucigalpa this past weekend. The event is a celebration to the excellent quality of coffee that Honduras produces. This is the eighth consecutive year that this celebration takes place in Honduras.