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    • Guatemala Immerse Yourself. Experience Tradition.
    • Intro… (Introduction Slide Info Here)
    • Strengths
      • Mayan history
        • National Museum of Archaeology and
        • Ethnology of Guatemala
        • Tikal
        • Copán
        • Colorful Culture
    • Strengths
      • Sightseeing and Adventure
        • Lake Atitlán
        • Panajachel
        • Pacaya Volcano
        • Semuc Champey
        • Relaxing Black Sand Beaches
        • Antigua
    • Weaknesses
      • General lack of awareness 
      • Too poor of an infrastructure to
      • support tourism 
      • Perception that Guatemala is not safe  
    • Opportunities
      • Undiscovered jewel of Latin America
      • Indigenous culture or five-star
      • luxury hotels
      • Ecotourism
        • hot springs
        • Volcanoes
        • rainforests
    • Opportunities
      • Shorter travel time than European countries
      • Inexpensive travel opportunities
      • Small country, big trips
      • New airport at Quetzaltenango
      • Mundo Maya Organization
    • Threats
    • Threats
    • Why is it important to market to U.S. Hispanics
      • Largest tourist base to Guatemala in 2008
        • Central America
        • United States
      • U.S. Hispanics
        • Growing market
        • Financially stable
      • Similarities
        • Language
        • Religion/Holidays
        • History
    • Holidays
      • Rabin Ajau Folkloric Festival
      • Last week of July in Cobán City
      • Indigenous handiwork, typical cuisine,
      • Mayan ceremonies, music, and dances .
      • Election of Reina Rabin Ajau
      • (Daughter of the King)
      • Semana Santa
      • Holy Week (from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday)
      • in Antigua
      • Vibrant, elaborate religious festivities
      • Principal processions
      • Alfombras: brilliantly-colored sawdust carpets,
      • sifted into designs and laid on streets
      • for the costumed solemn processions to step on.
    • Holidays
      • Day of the Dead
      • On November 1 , in Santiago Sacatepéquez
      • K ite festival – people communicate with the
      • spirits of the deceased who speak thru the
      • whistle of the wind and the movements of kites.
      • Christmas
      • Boisterous activities are much like celebrations in the US
      • Celebrations continue until the midday on the 25 th of
      • December ; people set of firecrackers and attend church.
      • Eat tamales as holiday fare
    • The Numbers…
      • Of 60 people polled, 93 percent have NEVER been to Guatemala.
      • How much do you know about Guatemala on a scale of 1-10 (10 being very knowledgeable)
          • 96 percent responded 5 and under
      • How likely are you to visit Guatemala on a scale of 1-10 (10 being very likely)
          • 19 percent responded above 6, but 30 percent responded 1 (not likely at all)
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    • Guatemala Immerse Yourself. Experience Tradition. The small country with a big soul. Enjoy culture, nature and untouched beauty. Trace the fingerprints of the past. Discover Guatemala. Discover Yourself.
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