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Guyana: Adel’s Rainforest Resort: Discover a hidden paradise within the Pomeroon

Guyana is a tropical haven, filled with hidden gems in the nooks and crannies of the lush forested land. So when the busy city life gets too much; the noise, the crowds, the same old places, the familiar things, I would advise you to take a trip.

Two boys passing the resort in their speedboat

Proprietress of Adel’s, Ms. Zena Stoll

The foyer area at Adel’s

Head to the Charity wharf and board the speedboat. Sit and let the warm rays of the sun envelope you while splashes of the cool Pomeroon River hit your face.

Bask in the picturesque scenes as you glide across the water; how the greenery blends perfectly with the black tint of the river and the inviting smiles of the villagers who always raise their hands in a friendly wave. After 45 minutes, you’ll arrive.        Continue reading

Guyana Listed Among 12 Emerging Travel Destinations to Visit in 2016

Guyana Listed Among 12 Emerging Travel Destinations to Visit in 2016

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Kaieteur Falls

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan 12 2016 – Guyana, South America Undiscovered- On the cusp of the 50thIndependence Anniversary celebrations Guyana has been accorded yet another distinction, having been featured in the Business Insider UK’s  ‘ 12 Emerging destinations you have to visit in 2016’.

In this most recent feature, Broadcast journalist and photojournalist, Anisha Shah explains that 2016 is all about emerging destinations.

“Wilderness, wildlife and culture; these themes will illuminate the year’s travel itineraries. Escapism and authenticity are key and nowhere offers them quite like fledgling and far-flung nations,” she said.    Continue reading

Guyana Trade, Tourism and Investment EXPO 2013 – Georgia USA

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Mashramani opens Guyana Tourism season

Mashramani opens Guyana Tourism season

By Tangerine Clarke – for caribbeanlifenews.com – January 26, 2013

The Guyana Ministry of Tourism Industry and Commerce will unveil its 2013 tourism package with the arrival of more than 500 visitors to its Mashramani celebrations, which begins with a steel pan concert on Jan. 28 and continue with a variety of events scheduled all the way to Republic Day on Feb. 23.

One of the biggest events planned for this year is the country’s first Rum, Rhythm and Food Festival planned to begin the tourism season.    Continue reading

GUYANA – “Festival of Colours” launched to boost tourism

GUYANA – “Festival of Colours” launched to boost tourism

It’s the first of a series of tourism packages aimed at the Guyanese Diaspora.

Sunday, 29 January 2012 –

holi_groupThe government of Guyana has launched a new initiative to boost tourism by about 20 per cent. It’s sponsoring a special package themed “Festival of Colours” from March 2 – 9, 2012 to coincide with the annual Holi/Phagwah festival, which was brought to the country in the 19th century by Indian indentured labourers.

The aim of the project is to get Guyanese living abroad to come home for the week and rediscover ‘home’. It’s the first of a series of tourism packages aimed at the Guyanese Diaspora.

Minister of Housing and Water Irfaan Ali told local media, “We are targeting overseas based Guyanese directly, to come home to rediscover and enjoy the cultural activities in their home.” He added that “there will be a package available for the week-long activities.” Continue reading

CBS TV boost for Guyana tourism – Videos

CBS-TV ‘s Joey Stevens in Guyana

Here are two videos, each about 28 minutes, by a CBS-TV team led by weather forecaster Joey Stephens. The videos  feature various aspects of  Guyana’s geography, its people, forests, and eco-tourism.  Unfortunately, these videos are no longer on-line at the CBS website.  Here is the report on Joey Stephen’s visit:

Written by Nathalene De Freitas  – Sunday, 11 July 2010

A TEAM from the popular ‘One Caribbean Weather’ and WSEE TV, including weather forecaster Joey Stevens and his puppet parrot, Bob, arrived here yesterday to produce shows on Guyana’s tourism that will be aired on CBS and the ‘One Caribbean Weather’ channels.   Continue reading