Tourism Continues to Grow in Nicaragua

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

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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. "

This represents an increase of 7.1% compared to the same season in 2013, which means that between January and September this year 64,063 more tourists came to Nicaragua, Salinas said.



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