Help determine marketing strategies for a rural tourism project near Lake Atitlan, southwest Guatemala



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  • Description


    Our company dedicated to the production and export of natural rubber (Hevea
    brasiliensis) plans to offer leisure, sports and outdoor activities to diversify its business
    income and boost the influx of visitors, tourists and economic activity in the area in

    Currently four people work in our project and a digital marketing company which provides us with external help; the general administrator, who coordinates all the activities to be carried out; two people in charge of executing the actions and customer service; a facility maintenance manager.

    The volunteer will only help in tasks related to marketing, process improvement and implementation of new services in the tourism area of ​​the farm.

    Specifically, it is proposed in the company to generate a division of hospitality and sports practices, specifically Glamping can be named, given that due to the type of place and productive activity it is provided for this type of service within the farm.

    Within the project related to rural tourism, it is proposed to have options for practicing
    sports, sports facilities will be built to provide this service and it will be contracted or staff will be trained so that they can guide or instruct people who want to practice
    said sports.

    Some of the amenities that are intended to be built are also some trails for
    be able to practice bird watching, orchids, tilandsias, etc. in general its own flora and fauna of the place. These trails will also be used for the practice of some sports such as
    example mountain biking and jogging.

    The volunteer will have the opportunity to exchange and interact with local people, both in sports teaching as well as getting into the knowledge of local agriculture, in an exchange of learning and teaching local people, within the crops that are being started with the new project are: honey, cocoa, rambutan, coconuts and avocados.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help with Eco Projects
    Farmstay help

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    An experience with local communities and agricultural projects in the region.
    Contact with the local Guatemalan culture.
    A comfortable place for your stay and direct contact with nature.

  • Help


    Help identify and describe active and adventure tourism activities that can be
    practice within the project.
    Help determine marketing strategies for a rural tourism project.
    Help identify similar tourism projects in the region in order to determine the marketing plan or digital marketing strategy to carry out.
    Help in the activities in general already described that are carried out in the project and improve the processes that have been implemented.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

    This host offers a language exchange
    I would like to learn frenche coulture.

  • Accommodation


    A house with all the comforts and Internet access, as well as easy access to public transport to visit and travel to other parts of tourist interest very close to the project such as Lake Atitlan. I am offering 3 meals/ingredients and accomodation (spacious room just for the volunteers)

    I am offering 3 meals/ingredients and accomodation (spacious room just for the volunteers)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Easy access to public transport and immediate connections to places like the beach and Lake Atitlan.

    Practice of sports such as soccer, swimming, hiking, cycling, among others.

    Know the local agriculture and have contact with the communities surrounding the project which will allow you to have a genuine contact with the Guatemalan culture

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Máximo 4-5 horas al día, 5 días a la semana

Host ref number: 469689192919