Guatemala City -AGN- The Coffee Tourist Tour was inaugurated in San Pedro Necta, Huehuetenango.
Authorities from the Municipality of Huehuetenango and the Guatemalan Tourism Institute -Inguat- were at the opening ceremony and stressed that these activities strengthen the economy of the participating regions.
The Festival ¡Qué Café! in Huehuetenango highlights the importance of the coffee sector in the country and showcases the Guatemalan coffee tour to locals and foreigners.
The document that establishes the activity reads that in compliance with one of the government’s commitments, Inguat officially declares the Coffee Tourist Tour open through the departments of Quetzaltenango, Huehuetenango, Quiché, Chimaltenango, Totonicapán, Sololá and the northern part of San Marcos.
The tourist coffee tour project aims to encourage agritourism’s development. Likewise, other sectors, such as ecotourism, hiking, and adventure tourism, are also prioritized.
Around USD 6,609,200 were invested in this program. With these resources, improvements have been achieved in road sections to facilitate access to the coffee sector of this municipality.
Thanks to the support of the government and its several departments, the municipality of San Pedro Necta is the initial point for this program, with the purpose of creating new investment opportunities.