Tag Archive | "maya"

Lake Atitlan – Guatemala Highlands | El Lago de Atitlán – Altiplano de Guatemala

September 21, 2010 No comments yet

Lake Atitlan, in the Guatemala Highlands, surrounded by volcanoes and Maya people villages, has been included in the list of the Ten World’s Most Beautiful Lakes.  

Sustainable Tourism in The Maya World

August 25, 2010 1 comment

FOUR DIRECTIONS commitment and support with Sustainable Tourism in The Maya World. Read more visiting:  The FrogBlog UK

Takalik Abaj – the next UNESCO World Heritage Site in Guatemala

May 30, 2010 No comments yet

Para español ver más abajo. Four Directions is supporting the nomination of Takalik Abaj Archaeological Site as an UNESCO World Heritage Site.   Other Maya Archaeological Sites that have been awarded with such declaration are:  Tikal, Quirigua, Copan, Joyas de Ceren, Calakmul, Palenque, Uxmal and Chichen Itza.  Takalik Abaj will be the first Pre-Classic Maya Site […]

The Mural Discoveries At Calakmul

April 13, 2010 No comments yet

Archaeologist Carrasco Vargas and his team have been digging into 68 buried structures at Calakmul. They found a buried pyramid and dug a tunnel to inspect the interior and have found an area that had been remodeled many times over 600 years. And, in the process, have found many murals painted between 620-700 CE. 30 […]

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.