Region sees 6 percent more tourism income this year
Central America is expected to see a 6.1 percent increase in tourism income this year, compared to 2012, according to a report by the Central American Integration System.
Last year, tourism generated revenues for the region of some $9.6 billion, of which Panama alone accounted for 46 percent.
The service sector, excluding data from Guatemala, generated 300,000 jobs across the region, up 1.3 percent from the year before.
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