A women’s cooperative and sixty fisher-persons in Amapala received fishing gear and supplies, equipping the working men and women with the necessary tools to promote tourism on the island.
The Honduras tourism industry reported a three percent growth this year, and stated that this figure has been increasing each year. By the end of 2013, they expect that 1.9 million people will have visited Honduras.
Some 125,870 tourists will arrive in Roatán during the November-April cruise ship season. This month alone 16 cruises with a minimum of 2,500 tourists are due to arrive.
Copan Ruinas is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Honduras. It is known for its famous Mayan ruins, quaint town with cobblestone streets, and a living history of the Mayan culture. One could spend a week here exploring the surroundings, visiting the ruins,countryside, and town center. There are butterfly farms, hot springs, and […]
Located in French Harbor, Arch’s Iguana and Marine Park is home to hundreds of Iguanas. Try to get there for feeding time. If you want to see Iguana, you will not be disappointed. Crazy, interesting, and for some-creepy. With over 300 iguanas to feed, literally tons of food is brought in weekly. Once […]
The hotels in San Pedro Sula will expand by more than 200 rooms with the arrival of two globally recognized chains, Courtyard by Marriott Hotels, and Hyatt Hotels.
The newest Cruise Ship Terminal at Mahogany Bay Roatan is nothing less than extreme. As someone who has never been on a cruise ship, it was incredible to look around at what makes a cruise ship port possible. Director of the operation, Mike Reimers, showed us around one morning. Mike used to be a dive […]
Located in French Harbor at Pristine Bay, the island’s exclusive resort and home to the Black Pearl golf course, is one of the most beautiful views on the island. The only place in Roatan with a 360 degree view of the island Sky Lounge is a must if visiting Roatan. As we pulled into Pristine […]
Upon entering the gate to Carambola Gardens, I felt a sense of calm. My weeks stay in Roatan, although the perfect Caribbean experience, had been lacking a peaceful retreat where I could hear myself think. After spending the day before in West End with the hustle and bustle of beaches, shops, and bars, I […]
UTILA has become a world wide destination that has led to a flourishing economy for many thanks to Tourism. Besides its popularity as being one of the if not THE most popular places to become Certified as a Diving Instructor, along with Real Estate that is still to this day a steal by International Standards; there is a “Party” atmosphere that has the Island buzzing everyday!
It’s a miracle that earth has such beauty in its lap. It is simply impossible to create a wonder like the ones which are naturally made. If we see the planet from space, and take a glance towards America, then you can see a bridge that connects North America with South America. Honduras lies on […]
We all gathered at the BICA Utila office to get ready, we had a box of 121 newborn hawksbill sea turtles ready to be released. The plan was this: rent a few quad bikes, distribute the people accordingly and make our way through the muddy jungle. Being me a person with a notoriously weird bad […]
Things to Do in Honduras: Archaeology Because of its geographic location, Honduras has outstanding opportunities for the archaeology buffs. The crown jewel is the Mayan archaeological site of Copan, located in Western Honduras. Copan not only boasts the largest glyph text of the Mayan World, it is also the site that has been under scientific investigation longer […]