The Guyanese Government has approved Eastern Airlines‘ application to begin scheduled flights between New York JFK and Georgetown Cheddi Jagan, Guyana, having initially rejected an earlier submission in May.
‘The biggest threat to us animal-wise will be stingray. Shuffle your feet on the river bed, don’t step!’ our fiercely astute expedition leader, former SAS officer Ian Craddock, told us. The threat of freshwater stingray wasn’t something I was expecting
Jungles can be magical places. Unforgettable memories come instantly to mind. Sifaka lemurs dancing across the forest floor in Madagascar; a giant silverback gorilla cradling his infant offspring in the mountains of Uganda; shafts of sunlight, like spotlights on a
Jamie Lafferty reports on the 40-year anniversary of the Jonestown massacre, and it’s likely some so-called “dark tourists” will have chartered planes to try to visiting the old Peoples Temple site. “There’s really nothing there — just jungle,” says Kenneth. “Really,
During a recent visit to Moraikobai in Region Five, Minister of Business, with the responsibility for Tourism, Dominic Gaskin disclosed to residents that his ministry is in the process of developing a community tourism partnership model. This will see the
The newly elected President of the Tourism and Hospitality (THAG), Mitra Ramkumar said his team will continue to strengthen its relations with the government to further develop the local tourism industry. Ramkumar told the Department of Public Information (DPI) that
Though it has plenty of reasons to stand out—as South America’s only English-speaking country, and with a strikingly diverse population of Indian, African, Chinese, European, and Amerindian descent—Guyana has long hovered under the radar. But this relative quietness isn’t going to last long.
A community-run wildlife tour shows how tourism can help preserve a remote rainforest and introduces visitors to a stunning array of fauna and jungle vistas
When it comes to ecotourism specifically, the south American country came top of the list globally. Guyana is in fact one of only four regions in the world that make up the ‘Green Shield’, with 18% of the world’s tropical
Guyana, a small Caribbean nation in South America, became the first country in the world to commit to to the Adventure Travel Guide Standard (ATGS). Originally called The International Adventure Travel Guide Qualification & Performance Standard, the ATGS was created in
Now travellers will be able to fly directly from Miami to Guyana and Colombia, American Airlines and Viva Air respectively. AA will offer a 6 p.m. flight from Miami to Georgetown, Guyana on Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Return flights will
The Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) officially launched the South American Undiscovered website today at the Cara Lodge Hotel. Director of GTA, Brian Mullis said the website, which was redesigned under a 90-day span, will appeal to the diaspora and locals.