Nicaraguan Tourism Affected by Honduran Crisis
The Tourism Chamber reported a 40% drop in tourists entering the country through Honduras.
Thursday, August 13, 2009
Leonardo Torres, director of the Chamber, added that tourism in Nicaragua will be "seriously affected" while the political crisis goes on in Honduras.
Costa Rica is going through the consequences of the international crisis in its main industry, tourism, being that it received 83 thousand less visitors than during same period in 2008.
The collection of the Fund for Victims of Traffic Accidents has caused tourism in the country to fall by 6% between January and May.
The number of visitors to the region dropped 19%, triggering a 20% decline in sales.
3.9% fewer tourists entered the country by air in the 3rd quarter than in the same period of 2010, worrying the sector's business leaders.
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