Nicaragua: Tourism Revenues Up 10%

Companies in the sector expect to generate $660 million in revenue this year, mainly driven by an increase in tourist spending.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

In addition to an increase in the number of visitors to the country, companies in the sector also expect a rise in the average daily expenditure of tourists, which at the close of the third quarter registered an increase of 8.5% compared to the previous quarter.

The former president of the National Chamber of Tourism of Nicaragua (Canatur), Silvia de Levy, told Elnuevodiario.com.ni "...'We are seeing that average spending is growing a little bit and that tourists are extending their stay in the country. We are diversifying, all tourism entrepreneurs are being asked to diversify their products, to see what other activities can be done. For example, in Managua there are more things to do because of all of the investments that have been made'."

See: "International Tourism Fair in Nicaragua"

For his part, "...Leonardo Torres, president of the Nicaraguan Chamber of Small and Medium Tourist Enterprises, projected a 16% increase in foreign exchange earnings from tourism for in 2017."

Do you need more information about your business sector?

Request more information:








this site is protected by reCAPTCHA and Google's privacy policy and terms of service.
Need assistance? Contact us
(506) 4001-6423


More on this topic

Nicaragua: Daily Expenditure of Tourists Up 8%

March 2017

In 2016 the average duration of tourist visits was 9% higher than in 2015, and daily spending grew by 8% compared to the previous year.

From a report by the Central Bank of Nicaragua:

The Central Bank of Nicaragua (BCN) published on March 21, 2017, its Annual Report, with the main indicators from the 2016 Tourism Survey.

Nicaragua Tourism Plan Announced

January 2015

The Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism has unveiled a strategy which aims to increase the number of tourists especially in summer, promoting the main tourist routes in the country.

It is expected that the plan called "Nicaragua Our Summer 2015", will be implemented from February and will run until April this year.

Tourism Continues to Grow in Nicaragua

October 2014

Between January and September, 965,369 tourists arrived in the country, 7.1% more than in the same period in 2013.  

From a statement issued by the investment promotion agency of Nicaragua:

Nicaragua, with a steadily growing tourism industry, received 965,369 visitors up to September this year, which is giving rise to new hotel investments, said the executive president of the Nicaraguan Tourism Institute, Intur, Mayra Salinas, yesterday after stating that "on October 21 we will probably pass the one million tourists figure. "

Nicaragua: South American Tourists Spend More

May 2014

The average expenditure of 1.27 million tourists who visited the country in 2013 amounted to $41 per day, while for South Americans the figure was $71.

In 2013 the number of tourists visiting Nicaragua increased by 3.3% compared to 2012, when the country received 1.23 million visitors. Of the total amount in 2013, 23.7% were from North America; 6.5% from Europe; 2.1% from South America and 2.2% from other parts of the world.

 close (x)

Receive more news about Tourism

Suscribe FOR FREE to CentralAmericaDATA EXPRESS.
The most important news of Central America, every day.

Type in your e-mail address:

* Al suscribirse, estará aceptando los terminos y condiciones


Gluten-free food business for sale

Operating Company dedicated to the manufacture of gluten-free and sugar-free products, OHNE brand.
The OHNE brand has 8 product lines: square bread, sweet...

Stock Indexes

(Apr 6)
Dow Jones
-5.60%
S&P 500
-5.10%
Nasdaq
-5.64%

Commodities

(Apr 2)
Brent Crude Oil
29.000
Coffee "C"
117.3
Gold
1,592
Silver
14.080