Nicaragua: Tourism Up 10%

In the first half of the year $218 million came into the country, 10.3% more than the $197.5 million generated in the same period in 2013.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Details from the Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism (Intur) show that "... Between January and June Nicaragua received 650,008 foreign visitors, representing a growth of 7.1% compared to the same period in 2013, when the country received 607.155 tourists. "

The chief executive of Intur, Mayra Salinas said in an article on Eleconomista.net that "... 'The arrival of tourists in Nicaragua has allowed us to generate $218 million in revenue in the first half of this year, an increase of 10.3% compared to 2013.'"

"... The official provided the data after officially presenting a domestic tourism campaign called 'My Nicaragua', which aims to encourage Nicaraguans to see different destinations around the country."



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