Nicaragua Safest for Tourists to Central America

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

The Latin American country has been dubbed the safest travel destination in Central America, recording the lowest homicides in the region last year.

According to United Nations Development Program (UNDP) figures, the country’s homicide rate fell below 12 per 100,000 inhabitants last year, while the region’s average sat at 26 homicides per 100,000.

Honduras recorded among the highest number of homicides in the region, with up to 86 respectively followed by El Salvador with 72.

According to the study, Nicaragua also had the lowest number of vehicles stoles, with only 272 reported while its neighbours Guatemala, Honduras and Costa Rice reported 7,334, 5,475 and 3,800 vehicles stolen last.

Recognised for its safety levels and picturesque settings, the 2012 Global Peace Index ranked Nicaragua as having one of the most peaceful and favourable climates in Latin America and ranked the country second in Central America has showing improvement in the overall score of the GPI.

Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.J

Hyatt Place coming to Managua, Nicaragua??

According to Nicaraguan Dispatch – Published Sept 11, 2012

International hotel chain Hyatt Place plans to build a new hotel next to Managua’s Galerías Santo Domingo shopping mall within the next six months, according to various media reports. El Nuevo Diario reports that Hyatt Place Managua will cost $16.2 million to build and will have 140 rooms, aimed mostly at business tourism. Construction of the hotel will coincide with two other Hyatt Places that will be built in San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa, Honduras—all within the next six months. The hotel chain then plans to build two additional hotels in the capital cities of El Salvador and Guatemala, for a total investment of $81.5 million in Central America.

International hotel chain Hyatt Place plans to build a new hotel next to Managua’s Galerías Santo Domingo shopping mall within the next six months, according to various media reports.

El Nuevo Diario reports that Hyatt Place Managua will cost $16.2 million to build and will have 140 rooms, aimed mostly at business tourism.

Construction of the hotel will coincide with two other Hyatt Places that will be built in San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa, Honduras—all within the next six months. The hotel chain then plans to build two additional hotels in the capital cities of El Salvador and Guatemala, for a total investment of $81.5 million in Central America.

http://www.nicaraguadispatch.com/news/2012/09/hyatt-place-coming-to-managua/5202

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