New Tourism Investments in Nicaragua

With an investment of about $20 million the Institute of Tourism has announced the construction of two marinas in the Caribbean and a hotel in Leon.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

The investments are of Italian and Spanish origin, explained the head of the Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism (Intur), Mario Salinas.

With an initial investment of about $15 million, one of the marinas will be built in Bluefields Bay and the other on Corn Island, in the south Caribbean, said Juan Manuel Muñoz, manager in charge of the proposed marinas. Construction work is scheduled to start in late December.

The "luxury" hotel to be built in Poneloya, Leon, will feature 54 rooms, a swimming pool and conference room, reported the Honorary Consul General of Nicaragua in Florence, the Italian Gabrielli Moreno.

"According to Salinas, with the aforementioned investments and promotion strategies encouraging the private sector, tourist flows will increase next year by between 9 and 10%. This year, Salinas said that they will more than meet their goals", reported

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