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United Airlines is debuting direct service between Houston (IAH) and Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Georgetown. The inaugural flight, which took off on April 1, operates four times a week using Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, offering economy, premium economy and business class cabins.

This new United Airlines route is just one of the many developments in Guyana’s tourism landscape. The country is experiencing a surge in air connectivity, with American Airlines adding an extra daily flight from Miami, while Canada Jetlines and Suriname Airways are introducing new routes, making Guyana more accessible to North American travelers.

Adventures in Guyana

Guyana’s hospitality scene is moving and grooving, with major hotel brands such as Marriott Courtyard, Aiden Hotel and Four Points by Sheraton establishing a presence in the country. These developments promise to provide your clients with a range of accommodation options that cater to various preferences and budgets.

For clients interested in Guyana’s unique biodiversity, Caiman House Wildlife Research has expanded its focus to include giant river turtles, showcasing the country’s commitment to preserving its natural heritage. Meanwhile, the Rupununi region is thriving with new tourism products and sustainable practices, offering eco-conscious travelers the opportunity to immerse themselves in the local culture through eco-lodges and traditional pottery experiences.

Your clients will also be happy to know that Guyana’s interior now boasts high-speed internet access through Starlink.

Atta Canopy Walk. (Photo by David DiGregorio)

Guyana offers diverse experiences for your adventurous travelers. Here, they can explore the Amazon rainforest, visiting with knowledgeable guides to spot rare wildlife, including jaguars, giant anteaters and colorful birds. Recommend a visit to the Kaieteur Falls, one of the world’s most powerful waterfalls. You can book them on activities such as hiking, fishing and river kayaking. And, for a unique experience, consider having them visit during the lively Guyana Carnival.

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