Nicaragua: $ 3 Million for Tourism Promotion

More than $ 3 million will be allocated this year to promote the country as a tourist destination.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

The resources will be allocated in 2011 to strengthen the country's presence in international fairs, bringing foreign media and advertising guidelines abroad, according to the director of Promotion and Marketing of the Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism (Intur), Julio Videa.

"Included in the 2011 plan to promote the country we will have television ads in the U.S., in at least 15 cities," published Laprensa.com.ni.

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