Nicaragua Relaunches Granada as a Tourist Destination

The natural revitalization in preserved areas such as Mombacho Volcano, Granada islets and the archaeological park on Zapatera Island are part of the recovery plan.

Friday, May 3, 2013

From a press release issued by the Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism (Intur):

Through means of more than fifty of activities to be held this year, INTUR will be united with tourism businesses, the Alcaldías del Poder Ciudadano de Granada, as well as other government institutions, as part of the relaunch of Granada as a tourism destination.

Maria Victoria Martinez, a delegate from INTUR in the department of Granada said during the meeting of the relaunch that some of these activities are a result of joint municipal tourism plans, with a focus on shared responsibilities from local governments, INTUR, and the family, community and life for tourism cabinets, taking into account the criteria of sustainability tourism products. Other actions to be performed is carrying out the revitalization of natural reserve areas such as the Mombacho Volcano, Granada islets and the archaeological park Zapatera



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