El Salvador: Final Revision of Tourism Plan

The vision of the sector for the country to become a world tourism destination by 2020.

Friday, September 19, 2008

The final review of the National Tourism Plan was completed with the participation of all the stakeholders in the national tourism sector. Said plan includes the widening of the panorama in the long term.
The strategies and long term vision include the need to develop basic airport and land infrastructure that provide for quick transfer to the various destination that tourist want to visit. It also calls for qualified human resources; as well as support for micro and small businesses, in addition to other aspects.

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Panama: Modernized Tourism Plan Urged

February 2015

In order to achieve maximum growth potential and position themselves as a major destination in the region, it is imperative to update the Master Plan for Tourism, developed in 2007.

In the view of tourism enterprises, some of the factors that need to be strengthened are related to the creation of a plan to boost tourism products, work with indigenous regions to boost tourism in these areas, update sector priorities and above all to create the concept of clusters, "... conglomerates which form a more integrated tourist circuit."

Panama Needs More Tourists

January 2015

In order to overcome the low hotel occupancy rates the private sector is proposing actions in logistics, infrastructure and urban planning; safety for tourists, domestic tourism and development of the country's brand image.

These six axes that govern the plan presented by the private sector aim to increase tourism in the country in the short term.

Salvadoran tourism expects %5 growth rate

December 2008

The new 2020 National Tourism Plan (PNT) includes growth provisions that are more conservative the 2014 PNT. This is due to the current economic situation.

The 8% growth in the tourism sector will not be reached this year. The figure have shrunk due to the economic crisis on the global stage, said Tourism Minister, Ruben Rochi.

Tourism "Master Plan" in Panama will need $741 million in investment

October 2008

The "Master Plan" should become the main tourism development tool in Panama in the next 12 years.

Along with the Tourism Law, the new offices of the institution and the publicity campaign, the preparation and execution of a Master Plan for Tourism was one of the strategic objectives established by the Ruben Blades administration of the Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP).

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