Nicaragua: Hotel Supply is Limited

Despite the increase in supply in recent years, it is still limited in relation to the other countries of the region.

Monday, September 3, 2012

According to the Institute of Tourism (Intur), as of December 2011, there were 10,235 rooms registered in the country.

For this year the sector expects growth of between 8% and 10%, said Miguel Romero, director of the Hotel Association of Nicaragua (AHN).

"Despite this growth, Romero acknowledged that the country still has the most limited accommodation supply in Central America, although the country has made progress in the availability of 'international quality' rooms", noted an article in

New hotel projects do not exceed thirty rooms and in order to achieve the minimum target of 20,000 rooms large developments are needed.

"Here you can not hold a convention of three or four thousand people because there is no place to take them, we would have to put them all over Nicaragua", added the executive.

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