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Nicaragua reports 12 percent surge in tourism arrivals

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Nicaragua reports an 11.8 percent increase in tourist arrivals during the first eight months of this year, compared to 2011, Nicaraguan Tourism Institute, Intur, spokesman Julio Videa said.

Overall, tourism in Central America registered 6.8 percent growth during the first trimester of 2012, according to comparative numbers reported this week by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Mexico’s tourism industry, in comparison, is up only 1.3 percent, according to Cepal.

Source: Nicaragua Dispatch