Panama: Flamenco Marina Expands
With an investment of $1.5 million, Fuerte Amador Flamenco Marina will go from 160 to 260 dock posts in 2010.
Monday, May 11, 2009
The Marina is currently at 100% capacity because 120 of the 160 floating dock posts are permanently for the local clientele and the remaining 40 are for yachts in transit.
With such stunning natural beauty, Guatemala should be one of the world's leading tourist destinations, not a country shunned by visitors fearful of its reputation for violent crime.
The arrival of tourists to Costa Rica, most of them from the United States, grew by 17 per cent in the first quarter of the year compared with 2007, according to figures from the nation's two international airports.
The economic slowdown in the United States is casting a shadow over Costa Rica's tourism sector. More than half of all tourists who visit Costa Rica are from the US.
Costa Rica is to invest US$14 million this year in tourist promotion in the United States and Canada amid fears that the difficulties faced by the US economy could lead to a decline in visitors, Tourism Minister Carlos Benavides said.
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