2015 Projects in Sustainable Community Tourism in the Maya communities of Chichen Itza & Piste / Sustainable Community Tourism is an Indiana University IU Service Learning Program in Yucatan. Indiana University Bloomington taught by Quetzil Castaneda / Heritage Service Learning Field Study Abroad / Summer Study Abroad / Heritage Development Studies, Tourism Studies. Field School. Field Study Abroad. Mexico. community action research, participatory research, participatory anthropology, New Seven Wonders of the World. Mexico, Chichen Itza. Yokdzonot Cenote, Maya Wellness Center. Yokdzonot Eco-Adventure, Responsible Tourism, Ethical Travel, Alternative Tourism in Yucatan

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Sustainable Community Tourism Projects

2015 Projects — Teams and Partners:

Yokdzonot Team:
Helenk Rubin de Celis, Jake Keller and Julian Carrillo worked with Zaaz K'ale'en Haa Yokdzonot to develop destination branding of an Ecological Adventure and Maya Wellness Center

Pisté Loncherias Team:
Nick Johnson, Jessica Medina and Edy Dzidz worked with family run restaurants to develop menus and online presence on TripAdvisor. Partners are Loncherias Fabiola, Los Arcos and the Gran Chaya located downtown Pisté on the main plaza or k'íiwik


Yokdzonot Project:
Julian, Jake and Helen explain their project on the way to Yokdzonot cooperative

Cenote Yokdzonot Maya Wellness and Eco-Advenuture
Click here for the website created by Jake and Helen. This website still needs further development and integration into the overall marketing strategy of the Yokdzonot Cooperative. Can you help!? What do you think needs to be done now to continue to improve their branding as eco-chic?

Community Tourism Service Learning.

Posted by Facebook on Monday, June 13, 2015

julian and bogdan

Posted by Facebook on Monday, June 13, 2015



Jake and Jessice discuss their tourism branding & marketing strategies before presenting to the Cenote Yokdzonot Cooperative

this is posted on Community Tourism Service Learning.

Posted by Facebook on Monday, June 6, 2015
Romanian Tourist Reviews Cenote Yokdzonot -- Bodgan and Julian

this is posted on Community Tourism Service Learning.

Posted by Facebook on Monday, June 6, 2015

Loncheria Project
Jessica and Nick worked with three loncherias or small family run restaurants located in the building called Los Arcos on the south side of Downtown Plaza of Pisté K'í. They worked with the Loncheria Fabiola, Los Arcos, and La Chaya to develop branding in re-designed menus and marketing on TripAdvisor

Los Arcos.

Posted by Facebook on Monday, June 14, 2015

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