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Tour operator (incoming) for Guatemala with international certificates (rainforest alliance & Great Green deal) , focus on sustainable tourism
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SERVICIOS TURÍSTICOS CENTROAMÉRICA SOCIEDAD ANONIMA owns a group of incoming and outgoing tour operators such as CaminandoGuatemala ( , Todos Los Continentes ( , outgoing), LINEA DORADA ( , bus company ) & ADRENALINA TOURS ( , the latest is Guatemala’s foremost tour operator, providing travel services directly to customers already in the country or/and to international wholesale tour operators for clients visiting Central America (specifically GUATEMALA, MEXICO, EL SALVADOR and HONDURAS). These travel services include individual travel plans, hotel accommodation from hostels to five star hotels and packages all included, groups and incentive arrangements, escorted, fly and drive and ready-made packages. We are also working in medical tourism (one of the founders of ) operating specific packages, religious tourism and incentives / meetings & The name ADRENALINA comes from the fact that the business originally started with hikes & treks in the surroundings of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala about 17 years ago but is now developed as a full destination management service and NOT only for Guatemala. The owners of SERVICIOS TURISTICOS CENTRO AMERICA SOCIEDAD ANONIMA are nearly all Guatemalans involved in tourism, with exception of the founder Mr. Patrick E. VERCOUTERE from Belgium origins. The main office of the company is based in Quetzaltenango, inside the historical building passage Enríquez in front of central park.

SERVICIOS TURISTICOS CENTRO AMERICA S.A. continues to adhere to our longstanding commitment that we have maintained for over 17 years – that of offering high-quality services at competitive prices for individual customers as well as for the world’s leading travel wholesalers. We are proud of our long history of achievements and are looking forward to meeting the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. We believe in innovation and responsible & sustainable tourism , reason why we have our GREAT GREEN DEAL certificate and our RAIN FOREST ALLIANCE verification as incoming tour operator.
We are constantly looking for ways to improve the standard of our services to better satisfy our clients. STCASA with the incoming tour operator Adrenalina Tours already deals with many customers and tour operators around the globe. During this long period of cooperation with various business partners and associates, we have gathered expertise and developed the right approach to satisfy all customer needs. We offer classical tours as well as incentive, adventure and study tours for individuals and groups, on a very flexible base.
Adrenalina Tours and Caminando Guatemala (, specializing in hiking and trekking) allow you to experience all the aspects of Guatemala, rich in vestiges of the past that are still present today. Guatemala is known as the land of colors, where history and different civilizations abound, and has always intrigued both archaeologists and anthropologists as well as the public in general.

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Some references of our wholesalers:
Thomas Cook (BE), Globotrek (CH), Anders Reizen (BE), America Venture (FR), Neue Welt Reisen (DE), KAMINO TOURS (MX) , Trips (UK) & 54 more.

Yours sincerely,
Patrick E Vercoutere
General Manager
Founder and Owner
SERVICIOS TURISTICOS CENTRO AMERICA S.A. (incoming) (specializing in hiking and trekking in Guatemala)
Phone in Guatemala (502) 7761 4509 (office) / 53085106 (cell)
Skype: patrick.eric.vercoutere
NUMBERS and FACTS of our company 2009 & 2010

Number of customers
12.080 (2010)
Up to sept.: 7.912
Sales 1.1 million USD (2010)
Up to sept. : 700.000 USD
Human Resources 23 (2010)
Vehicles (value) 340.000 USD (completely owned) 400.000 USD
Own capital 100 % 100 %
Investment 160.000 USD 200.000 USD
New businesses Hostal Don Diego (hostel) Todos Los continentes

Diference (2008-2009) + 15 % + 12 %
MEMBERSHIPS Chamber of tourism
Tour operators (incoming) ASSOCIATION Guatemala
Grupo Gestor (local development)
CONRED (emergencies)
Inguat (tourism board commission)

ADRENALINA TOURS , INCOMING Guatemala & surrounding countries
The name ADRENALINA comes from the fact that the business originally started with hikes & treks in the surroundings of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala about 17 years ago but is now a full destination management service

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At 2:17am on November 3, 2010, Pablo Andrés Porres Orellana said…

Cómo estás? Bienvenido a Tripatini, espero que te esté yendo bien con tus servicios en Guatemala. Comuniquémonos constantemente para promover Guatemala, también podríamos compartir algunas ideas de marketing. Muchos saludos,

At 12:07pm on October 30, 2010, David Paul Appell said…
Hi, Patrick! Let me add my personal welcome. Great to meet you at CATM, hope things have been going well since. I look forward to staying in touch and helping promote Guatemala! -DPA
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