Canopy Circo del Aire abre Santo Domingo del Cerro

El Canopy Canopy Circo del Aire en Santo Domingo del Cerro es una atracción de tirolesas primera en su tipo y escala en la ciudad de La Antigua Guatemala. Permite que clientes de todas las edades se desplacen por cables sintiendo como que se deslizan por el aire de árbol en árbol en una red de plataformas de acero inoxidable. […]

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El Mundo del Artista Maya

Una impresionante exposición de piezas arqueológicas que muestran la visión del Mundo del Artista Maya, se presentará en el marco del XII Festival Internacional de Cultura Paiz, acompañada de un ciclo de conversatorios a cargo de expertos en el tema. La XII edición del Festival Internacional de Cultura Paiz, además de presentar al público originales eventos musicales, también contará con […]

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Reforma Business & Conference Center Opens Its Doors in Antigua Guatemala

Reforma Business & Conference Center Opens Its Doors in Antigua Guatemala (photo Cesar Tian - Revue)

An interesting new service is being offered starting in September in Antigua. According to Armando Sobalvarro, Director General of the Reforma Business & Conference Center, “For quite some time we have felt that Antigua has become more than just the Best Tourism Destination of Guatemala. We believe that Antigua has now become a Business destination as well, a place where […]

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Mil Flores Luxury Design Hotel abre sus puertas con historia, encanto y exclusividad

Mil  Flores Luxury Design Hotel abre sus puertas con historia, encanto y exclusividad

Mil Flores Luxury Design Hotel forma parte de La Casa de las Mil Flores en La Antigua Guatemala, una edificación del siglo XVI que conserva su arquitectura, con un ambiente de diseño único y una decoración sin precedente La Antigua Guatemala, 29 de agosto de 2012.- Ubicado a 300 metros de la entrada principal a la Ciudad de La Antigua […]

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Niños de Guatemala Offers Tour of Cuidad Vieja

Niños de Guatemala Offers Tour of Cuidad Vieja

Niños de Guatemala, an NGO that provides education and other services to impoverished families in Ciudad Vieja, offers a tour every Friday morning. Participants meet at 9 a.m. in front of Santa Lucía Church at the end of Calzada Santa Lucía for the short bus ride to Ciudad Vieja. The tour stops at important businesses in Ciudad Vieja, including a […]

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Fridas celebrates 16 years

Fridas owners Lola Aycinena and Maggie Mondragón

What started out as a tiny neighborhood taqueria with only two tables celebrates its 16th anniversary this month as well as a prestigious honor from Trip Advisor. Now a dining favorite with 30 tables in La Antigua Guatemala, Fridas Cocina Mexicana & Bar serves authentic Mexican cuisine seven days a week in a spacious location at Calle del Arco #29, […]

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Mesón Panza Verde’s Silver Anniversary

Mesón Panza Verde’s Silver Anniversary

“You can buy it as your house or buy it as a business—either way it’s the same price!” said Hartmut Zersch, the previous owner. With that agreed to, Mesón Panza Verde, La Antigua Guatemala’s first European-style bed and breakfast which opened in 1986, had two new owners: Laurel Jacobson and Bruce McCowan. For the first half dozen years after assuming […]

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Viaventure donates bus to Global Visionaries

Viaventure donates bus to Global Visionaries

Many years ago, Viaventure purchased a school bus and had it driven down to Guatemala from the United States by two staff members. The bus was never used to the extent that had been anticipated by the La Antigua-based tour operator; it remained parked for long periods of time. During a recent conversation with friends from Global Visionaries, the idea […]

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Dermalogica launches women’s finance program, new products

Dermalogica launches women’s finance program, new products

Dermalogica, the world’s leading professional skin-care brand, recently launched FITE—Financial Independence Through Entrepreneurship—to help women entrepreneurs in Guatemala and other developing nations to develop or expand their business. In establishing FITE, Dermalogica partnered with the KIVA organization, a non-profit microfinance leader that provides loans to people without access to traditional banking systems. Dermalogica has also launched a new product line, […]

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Porta Hotels gets gold rating for going green

Porta Hotels has received a verification seal by the Rainforest Alliance and certification by the GREAT Green Deal program, which identifies it as an environmentally friendly company. With locations in La Antigua and Panajachel, Porta Hotels demonstrates its commitment to Guatemala’s culture and environment hand in hand with the comfort, luxury, highest quality and security in lodging and dining services. […]

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Anthony Wayne Berger 1944-2010

Wayne Berger, a versatile genius who spread Guatemalan voices over a radius of thousands of miles, has died in Jerusalem. He was 66. Wayne’s office always reminded me of the inside of a tackle box. But if you looked closely, you saw more than just books on biblical languages jumbled on shelves with coils of wire and spare parts for […]

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Documenting the Rebirth of a Bus

Documenting the Rebirth of a Bus

La Camioneta is a feature-length documentary about the “afterlife” of American school buses and the people who make it all possible. After 10 years or 150,000 miles on the road, American school buses are often deemed no longer usable and often end up at one of the country’s many used-bus auctions. From there, a sizable percentage of these buses end […]

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Humane Society International Grant to Support Wildlife Habitat Protection Work in Central America

WASHINGTON (Sept. 17, 2008) – Humane Society International (HSI) signed a grant with the U.S. Department of State last week for $396,000 to continue work on wildlife habitat protection in Central America. The grant will support the production of sustainable cacao, which is grown on small farms that also provide valuable wildlife habitat for animals such as woodpeckers, sloths, and […]

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