• Co-published Guia de Buenas Practicas Ambientales y Culturales Para Turismo Comunitario, San Juan La Laguna, August 2009
  • Trained six community associations in Best Practices





  • Developed Best Practices program to reduce the contamination of Lake Atitlan, to protect the vibrant Mayan culture and ensure that businesses employ sustainable management practices
  • Provides tools in the form of measurable indicators to encourage both large and small locally-owned businesses to achieve its standards



  • Working to improve the quality of visitor experiences and transform Lake Atitlan into a recognized sustainable tourist destination
  • Generating consciousness about the importance of preserving the incredible natural and cultural heritage of Lake Atitlan
  • Publicizing responsible businesses through Atitlan Azul's website