Costa Rica's North West Seeks Financial Support
Tourism businesses in the province of Guanacaste have requested more action from the country's government.
Friday, September 24, 2010
The requests from the Guanacastean Tourism Association (Caturga in Spanish) include greater international promotion and the creation of a seasonal financial support plan for companies.
Steven Stone, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) representative in Honduras said the bank will do all it can to support measures that avoid economic turmoil.
The country will improve its tourism offerings in San Juan del Sur and Granada with the IDB loan.
The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE) granted a $2 million credit to Fundeser to finance small farmers and micro businessmen from both rural and urban areas.
Some 40 companies in the north of the country have requested government financial assistance as a result of the drop in tourism.
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