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Published on : Friday, July 7, 2017
He was representing the Nicaragua Tourist Board at the Experience Latin America (ELA) event in London last month.
With the tourist board having just pick up and moved the Lata Achievement Award for Sustainable & Responsible Tourism at ELA, Carioni said: “Tourism growing slowly means that we have preserved the ‘Nicaraguaness’ – our people are our biggest USP.” Lata (the Latin American Travel Association) saw that even as Nicaragua is enjoying a 9.6% growth rate in overseas tourism at present, it has concurrently grown its renewable energy use from 25% to 53% since 2007 and is expected to reach 90% by 2020 respectively.
Ana Carolina Garcia, director of promotion and marketing at the tourist board, also described that a public-private initiative, the National Tourism Strategy, has been developed to make certain “good practices of sustainability with all the sectors of the tourist industry”.
And moreover it’s a sector with extensively ranging draws for visitors. Garcia further explained that beyond the welcoming locals, Nicaragua contains 7% of the world’s biodiversity as well.
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