I don't know what possessed me, but in reply to your other message I typed "killed" when I meant to say "raped." Three people were raped by bandits when a bus (not a tour bus, a regular bus) was stopped by Guatemalan bandits on the road to Tikal. Can't recall the exact date but it was late October/early November. Raped is bad enough but I didn't mean to say killed. Sorry!
I would say that Chaa Creek is a highly professional organization, and they will be sure you get to Tikal safely.
Sorry again for my stupidity.