Tourism figures increase in Guatemala

The influx of vacationers to the various destinations in Guatemala during the first eight months of the year increased by 6.4%

Monday, October 6, 2008

Authorities from the sector said that from January to August, 1,178,606 foreign visitors arrived in the country.
Earnings generated from these visits totaled $838.5 million for said period, 8% higher than for the same period last year.

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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).

Tourism increases in Guatemala

August 2008

During the first semester of this year 829,242 tourists entered the country.

Despite the recent departure of three airlines, the number of foreign passengers entering Guatemala by air has gone up. Figures vary from agency to agency. Those from the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism (Inguat) are more optimistic than those from the Immigration Department, with 829,242 arrivals in the first six months of the year.

Costa Rica's tourism retains its shine

July 2008

Tourist arrivals in Costa Rica grew by 12.5 percent over last year during the first half of the year.

The Tourism Chamber said in a prepared statement that in the first six months of 2008 just over 1 million tourists arrived by air, an increase of almost 90,000 over the first half of 2007.

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