Tourism Grew 6.2% in Guatemala

During 2010, the industry generated sales for $ 1,378 million, 6.2% more than the same period in 2009.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

According to the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism (Inguat), the number of visitors grew 5.6% to 1.875.777 people, compared to 2009.

Francisco Chaverry, Head of Marketing Research Inguat," said that 50 percent of visitors were from Central America, 34 percent from North America, 10 percent from Europe, 3 percent from South America and the remaining 3 percent from other countries," reports Prensalibre.com.

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Increased Tourist Arrivals in Nicaragua

September 2012

Information from the Nicaraguan Tourism Institute, INTUR reveals that 694,906 tourists came into the country up to July, representing an increase of 11.5% compared to the same period in 2011.

A press release from INTUR reads:

Data from the Nicaraguan Tourism Institute, INTUR reveals that up to July of this year 694,906 tourists came to Nicaragua, representing an increase of 11.5 percent compared to the same period last year, said the executive vice president of the governing institution of Tourism in Nicaragua, Mayra Salinas.

Tourism Up 17% in First Half 2010

November 2010

From January to June 2010 a total of 4.556.526 tourists visited Central America, 651.682 more than the same period of 2009.

Tourism has grown in Central America during the first six months of the year by 17% over the same period of 2009, according to preliminary data offered by the various Ministries of Tourism in the region (Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama).

Guatemala: Slight Increase in Tourism

September 2012

As of July 1, 069, 805 visitors have entered the country, 2.3% more than in the same period in 2011.

According to the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism (Intur), during the same period, the amount of foreign exchange recorded increased by 1.4%, with $784 million coming in.

Guatemala: Record Tourists Numbers in 2013

January 2014

More than 2 million visitors arrived in the country during 2013, exceeding by 2.5% arrivals in 2012.  

Statistics from the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism (INGUAT), reveal that in 2013 over 2,124,000 tourists visited Guatemala, 2.5% more than in 2012, generating $1.4 billion in income.

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