Russian Tour Operators Interested in Salvadoran Tourism

A group of tour operators visited the country to assess potential touristic destinations.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

The Salvadoran Ministry of Tourism and private companies have initiated commercial relations with tourism companies in Russia and Ukraine. Tour operator Grayline El Salvador Avitours was the promoter of this visit.

The Tourism Minister Jose Napoleón Duarte Durán, featured in Elsalvador.com, "... part of the Russian market is in an strong economic momentum, this coupled with demand for exotic destinations, makes Central America one of the sites selected when they think about traveling. Therefore we are betting on long-range markets that will be strengthened through a new Iberia air link, starting on October 2010".

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Nicaraguan Tourism Promoted in the U.S.

December 2011

Tourism industry representatives are participating in the Annual Meeting of the United States Association of Tour Operators, known by the acronym USTOA.

A press release from the newspaper "El Pueblo Presidente" reads:

The CEO of INTUR, Architect Mario Salinas Pasos, is heading a delegation that is participating in North America in the Annual Meeting of the United States Association of Tour Operators known by the acronym USTOA.

Quality Standards for Tourism in El Salvador

October 2014

Private trade and the Ministry of Tourism will start certifying the quality of tourism services in order to improve the sector's competitiveness against competition in the region.

Statement of the Ministry of Tourism of El Salvador (Mitur):

The Minister of Tourism, Mr.

El Salvador Promoted in London

December 2009

In the capital of England, taxis carry large images promoting Salvadoran touristic spots.

The campaign started on October, and will run until March.

José Napoleón Duarte, Tourism Ministry, stated: "One of our strategies for the next five years is to attract long-range tourism", reported Elsalvador.com.

El Salvador Assesses Changing Country Brand

December 2010

The country brand "El Salvador impresionante" (El Salvador impressive) will be subject to market research to determine if its worth keeping.

The tourism minister, Jose Napoleon Duarte, said the study is part of the new tourism plan for the next three years.

According to the official, a country brand is not enough; the country must sell as a tourist destination also.

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