Workshop will be held in Antigua Guatemala, founded as Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala in 1527, is known as the “City of the Perpetual Roses”.This city, designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979, was once the most important seat of Spanish colonial government, it was demolished by and earthquake in 1773 and nowadays is among the best preserved examples of Spanish colonial architecture found in Latin America.
The city preserves buildings and numerous ruins of religious structures from the 16th century that you can easily visit on foot through cobblestone streets. Antigua Guatemala is a magic small town with beatiful sorroundings, flowers adorning colorful buildings and a perpetual sentinel, the majestic Hunapú “Agua Volcano”.
Workshop venue and hotel: Porta Hotel Antigua, transportation airport-hotel-airport is available (45 mins by private transportation). Porta Hotel is one of the most lovely and nice hotels in Antigua Guatemala, secure transportation.
Optional tours will be arranged to Guatemalan must-see attractions such as largest Ancient Mayan city Tikal and its amazing Pyramids, Lake Atitlan and others If schedule allows, we recommend spending at least 3 days in our country.
Flying to Guatemala: Major U.S. airlines fly to Guatemala (United, AA, others) and major European Airlines (Lufthansa, KLM, others) have connections through U.S. hubs such as Miami. Iberia has a direct flight from Madrid to Guatemala. South American airlines such as Taca & Copa have also many daily flights.
The local organization group is able to help with reservations, transportation, tours, etc. Contact for any question or requests. This workshop is a sequel of several previous international events organized by Galileo University in Guatemala related to Technology Enhanced Learning, the most recent experience was the ICBL held in November 2011 in Guatemala, with over 200 hundred participants, many of them from Europe and the U.S; and the International Workshop on Cloud Education in November 2012