Nicaragua: Tourism Figures in 2015

Of the million and a half tourists who visited the country in 2015, 60% came from other countries in Central America, 26% came from North America and the remaining 13% from Europe, South America and other regions.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

From the report "Satellite Account of Tourism in Nicaragua 2015," by the Central Bank:

The arrival of international visitors experienced an increase of 4.7 percent compared to the previous year, reaching a total of 1,456,189 visitors, of which 95.2 percent are tourists who stayed overnight at least one night, 3.2 percent of cruise passengers and the remaining 1.6 percent were day trippers.

By region of origin and route of entry into the country, 60.8 percent of visitors came from Central America (54.9% entered by land), followed by North America with 26.1 percent (21% by air), and the remaining 13.1 percent came from Europe, South America and other regions.

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