El Salvador Looks to Attract More Tourism

The Ministry of Tourism signed a cooperation agreement with TACA airlines which includes vacation packages, advertising actions and marketing cooperation.

Friday, March 6, 2009

Daniel Choto wrote in Elsalvador.com: "They will look to develop new products with the vacation packages so that tourists can have a travel plan which includes specific destinations, lodging and routine to be carried out which will be done through the TACA-Holidays Program in the United States, Central America, Mexico and South America. Marketing actions will include product creation, event participation and attendance of international vacation and business tourism fairs in which El Salvador is seen as having a lot of potential.”

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Taca Betting on C.A. Tour Packages

July 2009

"TACA Vacaciones" (TACA Holidays), is a new program looking to foster the vacation market through "all inclusive" packages.

"TACA Vacaciones" packages are designed by wholesale tour operators from the countries of the region, under an "all inclusive" model: air ticket, hotel, ground transportation and in some cases, food and tours.

Tour operators seek to consolidate a regional brand

September 2008

"The colonial and volcanic route" which covers all the countries on the Isthmus is one of the first fruits of the recently formed Federation of Tour Operators Associations.

Representatives from the tourism entity met yesterday in Guatemala during the II Encounter of Central American Tour Operators to study in depth each one of the geographical destinations, as well as to define strategic business alliances.

Russian Tourism Operators Explore Nicaragua

May 2009

Fifteen companies in total are visiting known major tourist attraction locations for their promotion.

The Minister of Tourism, Mario Salinas, said that it is a great opportunity to show the country as a new destination for the Russian market.

Elnuevodiario.com.ni reported the minister's statements: "Beginning right now, we are working on showing all the landscapes of Nicaragua and we are hoping that the first groups of tourists will come during this European summer, i.e. in mid-July and August."

Cruises: New Arrival in Panama

February 2015

The Spanish company Pullmantur has announced that the ship Zenith, with capacity for 1800 passengers, will begin docking in Panama from December this year.

From a statement issued by the Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP):

The Spanish tourism group Pullmantur said on Thursday that the company is committed to cruise tourism in Panama, so will soon allocate another ship for Panama's important marine tourism circuit.

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