Articles tagged “honduras”

Honduran Butterfly Farmer Puts Conservation Before Luxury at Ecolodge

Honduran Butterfly Farmer Puts Conservation Before Luxury at Ecolodge

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

Many travelers don't realize that Honduras' ecotourism industry has a luxury side to it, but that doesn't mean conservation is an afterthought.

3 months ago

Honduras Is Trying To Reach a Tourism Record Despite Recent Violence

Honduras Is Trying To Reach a Tourism Record Despite Recent Violence

Michael McDonald, Bloomberg

The number of murders have dropped and post-election riots are in the past. But recent headlines of violent gangs and migrants fleeing the country for the U.S. border aren't helping Honduras make the case that tourists should visit.

10 months ago

Violence in Honduras Leads Cruise Lines to Stop Calling in Roatan

Violence in Honduras Leads Cruise Lines to Stop Calling in Roatan

Natalie Paris, The Daily Telegraph

The challenge of ports like Roatan and Colon in Panama is the massive income inequality between the vast majority of the residents and the visitors who swing by for a bit of shopping and sight-seeing.

5 years ago

U.S. State Department Cautions Travelers About Honduras’ Sky-High Murder Rate

U.S. State Department Cautions Travelers About Honduras’ Sky-High Murder Rate

The Los Angeles Times

The only people really enjoying travel between to U.S. and Honduras are the criminal gangs that move relatively freely between the two nations.

5 years ago

Honduras’ instability makes Afghanistan look like a better bet for your next vacation

Honduras’ instability makes Afghanistan look like a better bet for your next vacation

Alberto Arce, Associated Press

Honduras' leaders are giving Guatemala's a run for their money when it comes to running completely corrupt and inept nations in Central America. Book that trip to Costa Rica, but give the road trip idea a rest.

6 years ago

U.S. State Department says that Honduras is home to the most violent city in the world

U.S. State Department says that Honduras is home to the most violent city in the world

Catherine Hamm, Los Angeles Times

Although tourist areas and resorts are presumed to be safe, a lack of regularity in the attacks and unsolved crimes prompted the U.S. to label the country as a questionable destination.

6 years ago