Tourism in Nicaragua: Optimism Grows for 2018

After the year 2017 provided the sector with income of $840 million, 31% more than in 2016, the union has carried out a new review and plans to generate up to $900 million this year.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

At the beginning of the year the union of tourism entrepreneurs established its projections at $830 million for 2018, however, after seeing the official figures that revealed that the sector generated revenues of $840 million in 2017, the new figure expected for this year has been raised to $900 million.

See also: "The business of tour operators in Nicaragua"

Regarding the new projections, Lucy Valenti, president of the National Chamber of Tourism of Nicaragua, told Laprensa.com.ni that " ...They gave us the official figures of what generated tourism in 2017 and it was exactly $840 million, 31% compared to 2016, which is really extraordinary, it motivates us more, excites us more; which means that our projections in this 2018 have gone from 840 to 900 million dollars. "

Valenti added "... that if average spending were doubled, the tourism sector could be generating more than 1.5 billion dollars a year in the near future."

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