Guatemalans Travel More

As of August departures from international airports displayed an increase relative to the same period in 2009.

Monday, September 6, 2010

The number of people travel via the Guatemalan capital's La Aurora International Airport and the Mundo Maya airport in Santa Elena was, according to immigration (DGM in Spanish) statistics, 268,897 to August 2009 while in the same period of 2010 it was 279,211.

"During 2010, there has been a slight increase relative to the two previous years in Guatemalans travelling abroad," reports

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The Impact of the Tourism Business in Guatemala

April 2017

In 2016, 19,586 meetings were held with 1.2 million participants, 695 thousand hotel rooms were occupied and an estimated economic turnover of $1 billion was generated.

From a statement issued by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute:

Guatemala April 5, 2017. With the objective of finding out the significance of the segment for Meetings, Incentives trips, Conferences and Events, (MICE), the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism, INGUAT, disseminated the results of a study that measured, among other subjects, the contribution in consumption in the tourist industry and in other economic activities, as well as in the generation of jobs. 

Tourism Business Event in Guatemala

January 2017

From June 19 to 23 companies working in convention tourism will be meeting in Antigua with international buyers and suppliers in order to develop business opportunities.

From a statement issued by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute:

Guatemala January 26, 2017. The Guatemalan Tourism Institute, INGUAT together with the Convention Bureau of Guatemala, announced that the City of Antigua Guatemala will host the Latin America Meetings and Incentives Travel Exchange, Lamite, from June 19 to 23.

Business Tourism Growing in Nicaragua

December 2013

Travelers entering the country for work spend $85 per day and stayed more days than they did in 2012.

From a press release issued by the Central Bank of Nicaragua:

The Central Bank of Nicaragua issued on November 29, 2013 the results of a survey on Tourism up to the Third Quarter of 2013, revealing an average per capita daily spending of foreign tourists of $40.7, promoted by visitors from South America and Other Regions ($61.1 and $82.1, respectively). The statistics reflect a positive variation of 4.3% compared to the previous quarter.

Hotels Target Business Tourism

February 2012

Insecurity has affected the arrival of tourists to Honduras, but hotel owners and managers are pinning their hopes on business travelers.

Owners and managers of hotels are happy with the stability seen in the level of foreigners arriving on business trips to San Pedro Sula and other cities, giving hope to a sector that has seen insecurity reduce the amount of leisure travelers.

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