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Tourism in Central America Up 6% from January to May 2012

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The Ministry of Tourism (MITUR) of El Salvador says the region of Central America saw an estimated growth in tourism of 6% this season, two percentage points higher than what was estimated for the year.

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Tourism in Central America up 6% from January to May 2012

The Ministry of Tourism (MITUR) presented this day the growth data that has won the Central American region in the first five months of 2012.

It is estimated that tourism in the region and reached a 6% growth two percentage points more than what was estimated for this year, benefiting the economy of these countries.

The head of Tourism, Jose Napoleon Duarte, said that what drove the growth is the effort with the private placement and work with countries.

The meeting also highlighted the agreement signed yesterday with their American counterparts to work in a tourism project they hope will create 22 profiles tourism by investing $ 1.9 million in El Salvador.

With this new initiative is expected to visit Central America receives at least 14 million tourists. For its part, El Salvador is betting on an influx in the areas of Mundo Maya, Surf, Sun and Beach Road and Volcanoes, trying to “fully exploit”.

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