The Hilton Hotel Chain will expand its Costa Rica operations

The company will invest $20.6 million dollars to enter the market with its Embassy Suites. The new six-storey project will be located in Escazú. It will have between 150 and 200 suites.

Monday, April 21, 2008

The hotel group will launch its Embassy Suites project in February 2010. The Embassy Suites brand is aimed at the corporate market.
The company will spend $20.6 million dollars to build its hotel in Escazú across from Plaza Roble and the Multiplaza Shopping Center.
The project will be owned by Florida-based Proyectos Multicentro.

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Plans for Salvadoran Tourism

June 2009

The new Minister of Tourism said that he will prioritize relationships with mayors and the private sector to increase investment in the sector.

Napoleón Duarte believes that the tourism plan that has been implemented is technically well designed, but it must undergo some changes to suit the economic and financial crisis.

Panama: No Pause in Hotel Construction

October 2013

Despite the low hotel occupancy levels between 2013 and 2015 $650 million will be invested in the construction of 23 hotels which will add 6,593 rooms.

2013 closed with 11 new hotels, some of which are already operating. In 2014 there will be 8 projects added to the list and in 2015 another 14 will be built.

Panama promotes incentive tourism

June 2008

Panama is promoting itself as a destination for "incentive tourism" that companies offer to their executives, employees and clients.

The Panamanian Tourism Institute (Ipat) believes that Panama and its coasts have much to offer in terms of incentive tourism, a growing sector of the international tourism industry.

El Salvador: Tourist tax collections increase

April 2008

The special tax that international tourists pay as they leave the country from the El Salvador International Airport has provided the country with 1.7 million dollars between January and March of this year.

Last year the tax yielded 7.1 million dollars, up from 6.1 million dollars in 2006. The goal for 2008 is to get 8.2 million dollars, said Tourism Minister Rubén Rochi.

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