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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Nicaragua: Gold, Energy, Wood, BPO

April 2012

The mining company Hemco is diversifying its activities and investing $138 million in hydropower, forestry and call centers in Bonanza on the Nicaraguan Atlantic.

Hemco Nicaragua SA is a good example of how private initiatives can contribute to the social and economic development of a country with its increase in investment following a strategy of diversification.

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.

Nicaragua's Chinandega gears up with five-star hotel

May 2008

The Nicaraguan department of Chinandega, west of Managua, will have its first five-star hotel by the end of next year.

Netherlands-based Guido Emile Vioen, which owns and manages the project – now under construction – says the hotel will be known as the San Francisco.
The US$8 million project includes 100 rooms, shops, a beauty parlor, gym and parking for 200 vehicles.

Golf tees off as big Costa Rican tourist draw

May 2008

Golf in becoming a key element in Costa Rica's tourist industry. The sport generates US$86.7 million a year in hotel accommodation, food, recreation and purchases of equipment.

Some 34,000 tourists a year – 2 percent of the total – visit Costa Rica for golf, and at least six real-estate developments under construction include courses.

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