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Central American Vacationers Spend $205 Million in Nicaragua

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Where do most Central Americans spend their vacation money? In Nicaragua, where travelers from Central America make up 60% of those visiting the country, bringing with them an estimated $205 million in revenue.

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Central’s most-visited Nicaragua

Nicaragua posted a total of 694 000 906 tourists in the first seven months of the year, representing a growth of 11.5% over the same period of 2011, according to the Nicaraguan Tourism Institute, Intur. Like a year ago, more than 60% of the visitors, as an entity, are from Central America. In revenues quantify 205.3 million dollars in the first half of 2012, according to the Intur, the trend indicates that the year will reach $ 435 million in foreign currency provided by the industry. Also, in terms of tourism investment, reports totaling 36 projects approved total of $ 26.8 million, and an initial generation of 2,688 direct jobs.

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