Tourism Keeps Growing in Nicaragua

In contrast to the rest of the economy, tourism increased 8.7% in January-October 2009 when compared to the same period of 2008.

Friday, December 11, 2009

According to data from Intur, the Nicaraguan Tourism Institute, 750.000 tourists visited the country in said period.

"As for tourism investment, Intur has green-lighted 23 projects so far 2009, for a total $128.48 million", reported

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Nicaraguan Tourism Up 11% in 2012

December 2012

The country expects that by the end of 2012, 1.2 million visitors will have arrived and more than $400 million entered the country in foreign exchange earnings, which represents an increase of over 11% compared to 2011.

On meeting these projections by the Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism (Intur), the country will become the fastest growing in the region in terms of tourism indicators, surpassing even Panama.

Guatemala: Slight Increase in Tourism

September 2012

As of July 1, 069, 805 visitors have entered the country, 2.3% more than in the same period in 2011.

According to the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism (Intur), during the same period, the amount of foreign exchange recorded increased by 1.4%, with $784 million coming in.

Increased Tourist Arrivals in Nicaragua

September 2012

Information from the Nicaraguan Tourism Institute, INTUR reveals that 694,906 tourists came into the country up to July, representing an increase of 11.5% compared to the same period in 2011.

A press release from INTUR reads:

Data from the Nicaraguan Tourism Institute, INTUR reveals that up to July of this year 694,906 tourists came to Nicaragua, representing an increase of 11.5 percent compared to the same period last year, said the executive vice president of the governing institution of Tourism in Nicaragua, Mayra Salinas.

Tourism Increases 8.8% in Nicaragua

September 2009

626.170 tourists entered the country between January and August 2009.

According to data from the Nicaraguan Tourism Insitute, there were 50.533 more visitors than the same period of 2008, an increase of 8.8%.

Data from the Central Bank of Nicaragua shows that visitors spent $205.3 million in this time frame, 22% more than in 2008, when they spent $167.5 million.


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