SERVICE SUMMIT 2011

Posted on September 23, 2011

Four Directions will participate in the 2011 Service Summit, an event that promotes the export of services and is organized every 2 years by AGEXPORT (www.agexport.org.gt).  It will take place on September 29 & 30 in Guatemala City.  Among the export services sectors there is Sustainable Tourism and the attendance of tour companies from North America and Europe is expected.  Rainforest Alliance (www.rainforestalliance.org)  is supporting the event by inviting its associated tour operators from Central America, South America and Mexico.  The event includes business meetings between international tourism wholesalers and local tour operators andhotels as well as conferences that will be in charge of Kurt Kutay from Wildland Adventures, USA (www.wildland.com) , pioneers in ecoturism;  Andreas Gross from Germany (www.lateinamerika.org) promotor of responsible tourism and Amos Bien from Rainforest Alliance, USA, well known organization with international leadership in the promotion of sustainable agriculture and tourism.

 

Four Directions estará participando en el Service Summit 2011, (www.servicesummit.com) evento de promoción de exportación de servicios que organiza AGEXPORT (www.agexport.org.gt) cada dos años y que este año se llevará a cabo los días 29 y 30 de septiembre en Ciudad de Guatemala.   Dentro de los sectores de servicios que participan se encuentra Turismo Sostenible y esperan la participación de mayoristas de Norteamérica y Europa.  La organización internacional Rainforest Alliance (www.rainforestalliance.org)  apoya el evento con la invitación de los tour operadores asociados que tiene en Centro América, Sur América y México.  El evento incluye reuniones de negocios entre mayoristas internacionales y operadores de turismo y hoteles, así también conferencias que estarán a cargo de Kurt Kutay de Wildland Adventures de Estados Unidos (www.wildland.com) , pionero en turismo ecológico,  Andreas Gross de Alemania (www.lateinamerika.org) promotor de turismo responsable y Amos Bien de Estados Unidos de Rainforest Alliance, organización con reconocido liderazgo internacional en la promoción de agricultura y turismo sostenibles.

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Certified in compliance with GREAT Green Deal requirements on sustainable tourism Silver Level

FOUR DIRECTIONS has obtained a Silver Degree Certification in Sustainable Tourism, issued by GREAT Green Deal.

FOUR DIRECTIONS is a Tour Operator and Destination Management Company -DMC- with operations in Guatemala, Belize, Mexico, Honduras and El Salvador. This year, the company undertook the challenge to certify its sustainable tourism practices and accomplished such endeavor with the Silver degree distinction. The GREAT Green Deal certificate number is CCGGD002-101-10, expiration date Sept. 16th, 2011.