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Hotels in Nicaragua Juggling to Deal with the Crisis

Reducing prices to attract local tourists is the main strategy being used by Nicaraguan tourism entrepreneurs in areas such as Tola, San Juan del Sur and Ometepe Island. A tourist looks at the town from a church tower in Granada, 45 km from Managua, in...

135 Dead In 52 Days!

The number of people killed by violent protests against Daniel Ortega’s government rose to 135 this Friday, according to the Centro Nicaragüense de Derechos Humanos (CENIDH) – Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights. In a span of 48 hours, three were killed in Chinandega alone The most...

Granada, Nicaragua’s Main Tourist Destination In Chaos and Ruins Due to Clashes

The violence that has subjected Nicaragua since anti-government protests erupted in mid-April has spread to Granada, one of the country’s main tourism destinations. Granada on June 6, 2018. Photo END Two people were killed Tuesday, its city hall was also set on fire and some shops...

Anit-Government Protests Have Hit The Heart Of Nicaragua’s Tourism

Granada, the heart of tourism in Nicaragua has stopped beating. Almost all tourists have fled Granada, leaving behind a desolate town that is called by many the “Paris of Central America”. The famous Granada road, where tourists came to eat, drink and listen to music,...

Clashes in Masaya Leave One Dead and Fire in The Municipal Market

The clashes Saturday afternoon in the city of Masaya left a person dead and a young man wounded, an reported fire damage in the municipal market. Auner García, director general of the Nicaraguan Red Cross, said in a press conference that they have a report...

Nicaragua tourism board rolls out new ad campaign

The Nicaragua tourism board (INTUR) will use the bright lights of New York City to roll out its new promotional campaign. ‘Nicaragua Te Quiero As Sos’ or ‘I like you just as you are’ is geared towards highlighting Nicaraguan culture in all facets –...

Nicaragua: One Of The Best Destinations For a Sunny and Warm January

A country that is looking to get it’s share of the Central American tourist business is Nicaragua. Tourism in Nicaragua has grown considerably recently, and it is now the second largest industry in the nation. In the heart of Central America, Nicaragua truly deserves the...

Is Nicaragua the new Costa Rica?

NICARAGUA - Mention Nicaragua and a lot of people still think contras and rebels and civil war. “But that’s changing now,” says Raymundo Solorzano, a guide with 22 years of experience. “There are so many people saying ‘Forget Costa Rica, that’s over.’ Nicaragua is the...

Flight Route San Jose and Granada?

Q COSTA RICA - The union of Nicaraguan businessmen has reported that airlines may be interested in establishing flights between San Jose, Costa Rica and the resort city of Granada in Nicaragua. The President of the Superior Council of Private Enterprise (COSEP), Jose Adan Aguerri,...

Is Nicaragua the new Costa Rica?

A vibrant and popular choice with locals and tourists, the street Calle La Calzada in Granada fills up in the late afternoon. La Catedral de Granada is in the background.NICARAGUA TRAVEL – Mention Nicaragua and a lot of people still think contras and rebels...

Lunch On A Banana Leaf

TODAY NICARAGUA by Michael Miller - I just returned to a small outdoor restaurant in Granada, Nicaragua. They serve very local meals to mostly local people. It's fun to watch life's passing parade as you eat. Here is a story I wrote about this place...

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