Tourism Minister Francisco Javier Garcia expects tourism receipts for 2010 to reach US$4.24 billion, making it the leading hard currency revenue producer in the country.
He says preliminary data shows the year will close with a 4% growth compared to 2009. Tourist arrivals to the country are expected to be 3% more than in 2009, according to preliminary statistical reports coming from the country’s Central Bank.
The Ministry of Tourism also stated that the government invested US$918.3 million in roads and other public works to keep tourists satisfied and coming back.
Source: Hispanically Speaking News
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