Central American to introduce tourism security system

Central American countries have approved a project to boost tourist security in the region, according to a press release from El Salvador's Tourism Ministry.

Monday, June 16, 2008

The agreement was signed at a meeting of the Central American Security Commission in El Salvador on the weekend.
El Salvador's tourism minister and currently president of the Central American Tourism Board, Rubén Rochi, said the Tourism Security System was designed by Iñaki Garmendia, a consultant from the World Tourism Organization, and officials from the Salvadorean Tourism Corporation.
The system will be based on the tourism security system developed in El Salvador over the past two years.

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