Guatemalans Travel More

As of August departures from international airports displayed an increase relative to the same period in 2009.

Monday, September 6, 2010

The number of people travel via the Guatemalan capital's La Aurora International Airport and the Mundo Maya airport in Santa Elena was, according to immigration (DGM in Spanish) statistics, 268,897 to August 2009 while in the same period of 2010 it was 279,211.

"During 2010, there has been a slight increase relative to the two previous years in Guatemalans travelling abroad," reports

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Business Tourism Growing in Nicaragua

December 2013

Travelers entering the country for work spend $85 per day and stayed more days than they did in 2012.

From a press release issued by the Central Bank of Nicaragua:

The Central Bank of Nicaragua issued on November 29, 2013 the results of a survey on Tourism up to the Third Quarter of 2013, revealing an average per capita daily spending of foreign tourists of $40.7, promoted by visitors from South America and Other Regions ($61.1 and $82.1, respectively). The statistics reflect a positive variation of 4.3% compared to the previous quarter.

Tourism Business Event in Guatemala

January 2017

From June 19 to 23 companies working in convention tourism will be meeting in Antigua with international buyers and suppliers in order to develop business opportunities.

From a statement issued by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute:

Guatemala January 26, 2017. The Guatemalan Tourism Institute, INGUAT together with the Convention Bureau of Guatemala, announced that the City of Antigua Guatemala will host the Latin America Meetings and Incentives Travel Exchange, Lamite, from June 19 to 23.

Hotels Target Business Tourism

February 2012

Insecurity has affected the arrival of tourists to Honduras, but hotel owners and managers are pinning their hopes on business travelers.

Owners and managers of hotels are happy with the stability seen in the level of foreigners arriving on business trips to San Pedro Sula and other cities, giving hope to a sector that has seen insecurity reduce the amount of leisure travelers.

Nicaragua: Law on Convention Tourism

January 2015

The approved law facilitates the promotion of the country as a destination for business tourism and creates a board for the Bureau on Conventions, composed of members from the private and public sectors.

The law aims to facilitate the promotion of Nicaragua as a destination for business tourism and creates a board for the Bureau on Conventions, composed of members from the private and public sectors.

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