Guatemalan Tourism Up 10%

In the first nine months of the year one million 411 thousand people visited the country, 10% more than in the same period of 2009.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Income reached $ 1,2 billion, 10.2% more than the same period last year.

"The January-September result confirmed the recovery trend that the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) had foreseen, said the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism", published Laprensagrafica.com.

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Tourism Up 7% in Guatemala

November 2014

In the first nine months of the year more than 1,560,000 tourists came to the country, 7.3% more than in the same period in 2013.

Most of the tourists visiting Guatemala are from the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, El Salvador, the United Kingdom and Belize. In September 133,602 non-resident visitors came in, ie 3.4% more than during the same month in 2013.

Guatemala: Record Tourists Numbers in 2013

January 2014

More than 2 million visitors arrived in the country during 2013, exceeding by 2.5% arrivals in 2012.  

Statistics from the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism (INGUAT), reveal that in 2013 over 2,124,000 tourists visited Guatemala, 2.5% more than in 2012, generating $1.4 billion in income.

Guatemala: Slight Increase in Tourism

September 2012

As of July 1, 069, 805 visitors have entered the country, 2.3% more than in the same period in 2011.

According to the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism (Intur), during the same period, the amount of foreign exchange recorded increased by 1.4%, with $784 million coming in.

El Salvador: Income from Tourism Up

September 2010

In the first half of the year income from tourist activity was $255 million, 8.7% more than the same period of 2009.

According to data from the Tourism Ministry's intelligence unit, there are three sources for the income: international tourists, Salvadorans living abroad that holiday back in the country and people on excursions (whether foreign or national) that do not spend on accommodation.

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