In order to improve their skills and knowledge on tourism and preservation of cultural heritage, 105 tourist guides from the archaeological site of Chichen Itza began a updating course.
The General Director of the Board of Cultural and Tourist Services (Cultur), Dafne Lopez Martinez, said these actions are part of an effort to boost the development and improve the quality of services offered to millions of visitors that, according to the Government of Yucatan, come to this site every year.
During the inauguration ceremony of this new scheme, the official explained that it is important that this sector is properly trained and organized in order to provide an excellent service to local, national and international tourists.
Lopez Martinez exlplained that this updating course is taught by professors from the Faculty of Anthropological Sciences of the Autonomous University of Yucatan (UADY), to tourist guides that belong to 3 different groups called “Yum Zamná, akaab-Dzib and Chac Mool” participate.
The training, which ends June 22, is divided into six modules of three hours for each group and at the end a certification from the Metropolitan Technological University (UTM) will be awarded.
Such actions are coordinated and supported by the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) and the State Secretariat of Tourism Promotion (SEFOTUR).
more recommended stories
Even the State Government will join Tuesday November 13’s one-hour blackout in Mérida
The Government of the State will.
Quintana Roo’s Maya Ka’an still not able to take off as a self-sufficient, sustainable tourist destination
“Maya Ka’an, as a tourist destination,.
Fishermen of Progreso demand more surveillance against piracy
After the robbery committed in recent.
First ever artistic pedestrian crossing was painted in Mérida
In a joint effort between the.
Demand for solar energy duplicates in Yucatán
Sustainable energy through solar panels, is.
Naked, bruised and battered a woman runs to avoid being raped in eastern Mérida
“He grabbed me and threw me.
AMLO in Mérida to discuss “Tren Maya” project with governors and government secretaries
At 9 am on Monday, November.
Brother of the North Mérida agressor threatens victim’s relative with death
The profound indignation that the attack.
Homeless individual “caught with his pants down” on the international dock of Progreso
Julio César Junco Chablé “could not.
Stan Lee, creator of legendary Marvel comic book superheroes, dies at 95
Stan Lee, the godfather of Marvel.