Nicaragua’s New Luxurious Resort With A Social Mission

TODAY NICARAGUA - By any measure, Alfredo and Theresa Pellas have already transformed their home country of Nicaragua. With the help of 1,000-plus partnering nongovernmental organizations in the U.S. and beyond, their American Nicaraguan...

Nicaragua Among the 10 Best Places To Test Your Survival Skills

TODAY NICARAGUA - Can’t sit still while on holiday? Next time, swap the ‘fly and flop’ scenario for something more extreme – a cross-country race or desert island experience, an Australian outback survival course,...

Nicaragua World Surfing Competition Encourages Tourism

TODAY NICARAGUA - From May 31st to June 7th, 2015 Sardina beach, on the Pacific coast, will host the World Surfing Championship. For the third time the beaches in the municipality of Tola will be...

Tourism School Set Up in Granada

(TODAY NICARAGUA) -- Preparations are being made for the opening of a training center to improve the quality of services provided in the main tourist city of Nicaragua. The Tourism School will focus on training...

A Jewish Presence in a Nicaraguan Beach Resort

SAN JUAN DEL SUR, Nicaragua – It was quite easy to spot the rebbetzin, or the rabbi’s wife, within my first few minutes of a hot February afternoon in the Nicaraguan beach town of...

Nicaragua Among Where to go in 2015 Destinations

TODAY NICARAGUA - Before you book tickets to the same old, familiar resort, the Boston Globe asks your to consider these up-and-coming travel destinations. Easier access, more stable political climates, better infrastructure, and sometimes the...

Spirit Airlines To Add Three Weekly Flights To Managua Starting May 2015

NICARAGUA NEWS -- As of May 28, 2015 travelling between the U.S. and Central America will get easier and possibly cheaper, with more weekly flights by ultra low-cost American carrier Spirit Airlines Spirit announced seven...

Aeromexico to Begin Mexico City – Managua Service

TODAY NICARAGUA -- Aeromexico, Mexico's airline, announced that starting on December 10th will connect Mexico City to Managua, Nicaragua, six times a week. Managua will be Aeromexico's 5th Central American destination and the 14th place...

Revolutionary reminders around every corner

NICARAGUA TRAVEL - The beachside restaurant was a lantern-lit faux shack. The Pacific Ocean caressed the golden sands of Bahía Redonda. A passion-fruit mojito arrived, followed shortly after by a ceviche. A shooting star...

More than 1 Million Tourists And Counting!

NICARAUA NEWS -- Nicaragua has exceeded 1 million visits by foreign tourists, confirmed Mayra Salinas, president of the Instituto Nicaragüense de Turismo (Intur) - Nicaraguan Tourism Board. "Preliminarily we had 965.369 tourists at the end...

The Nicaragua Canal May Surpass the Panama Canal

TODAY NICARAGUA (CondeNast Traveler) In this week's Maphead column, Ken Jennings takes readers to Nicaragua, where the government may soon start work on a canal three times the size of the Panama Canal and...

Costa Esmeralda Airport Takes Off In November

TODAY NICARAGUA - It has been announced that a new air terminal will start operations in November to attract more tourists flying from Managua and from Liberia, Costa Rica The airport, which is part of...

Retire In Style In Nicaragua For Just US$1,200 A Month

TODAY NICARAGUA (By Kathleen Peddicord) - Daniel Ortega was re-elected president of Nicaragua in 2006. He's since been elected for a second consecutive term, in 2011, and sits as Nicaragua's president today. Those facts worry...

Volcano Boarding in Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAUGA TRAVEL (CNN) —On some forgotten day in 2004, Cerro Negro, a soot-colored volcano in Nicaragua, was host to an unusual visitor. On the steep flank of the mountain, a man was bent low...

Nicaragua: One of 10 Exotic Places You Can Visit on $10 a Day or...

  (TODAY NICARAGUA) Nicaragua is 7th in the list of "10 Exotic Places You Can Visit on $10 a Day or Less" according to the Gobankingrates.com. The site says that when you combine all of the...

Nicaragua: A Paradise Poised for Discovery

TODAY NICARAGUA TRAVEL - Yvan Cussigh came to Nicaragua in the most circuitous way—after fantasizing about Costa Rica for 25 years. As a young man, he’d been given a Costa Rican five-colón note by...

Nicaragua Attracts Attention of Foreign Visitors

(Prensa Latina) The arrival of a cruise liner today in the port of Corinto, in the department of Chinandega with 2,100 tourists on board, confirms tourist interest in Nicaragua, which is focusing on attracting...

Nicaragua’s Emerald Coast Is the next luxury destination

For the past few years, Nicaragua has been steadily gaining traction as a luxury travel destination, while managing to escape the kitschy reputation many tropical regions take on once they’ve been “discovered.” Nicaragua has long...

Is Nicaragua the new Costa Rica?

NICARAGUA TRAVEL - 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...

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Nicaragua’s Emerald Coast Is the next luxury destination

For the past few years, Nicaragua has been steadily gaining traction as a luxury travel destination, while managing to escape the kitschy reputation many...

Growing Call Center Market in Nicaragua

Concentrix announced that the company will be expanding its operations in Managua, where it has operated a call center since 2011. The announcement was made...

Nicaragua Gvt. Approves US$10 million for Electrification

With a loan from OPEC, the second phase of the rural electrification project on the Caribbean coast will be financed. The decree must still be...

More Fast Food in Nicaragua

The Mexican franchise Taco Inn has started operating its first fast food restaurant in Managua, and plans to open five more next year. The franchise...

Tourists Stay Longer in Nicaragua

In the third quarter of this year tourists who arrived in the country stayed an average of 10.3 days, registering an increase of 15%...

Nicaragua Appliance Imports Down 10%

Between January and September of this year, imports of durable consumer goods such as televisions, washing machines, refrigerators and telephones dropped by 10% compared...

U.S. Considers Nicaragua Sanctions for Venezuela links

The Venezuelan opposition met with members of Donald Trump’s administration last week to urge the White House to sanction Nicaragua and a company whose...

Rosario Murillo: La Heredera (The Heiress)

Rosarion Murillo, the "eternally loyal" to her husband and political partner, Daniel Ortega. In a profile by Confidencial in October 2016, before her election as...

Nicaragua: “Enhancing” the Dictatorship?

(HAVANA TIMES) - Nicaragua doesn’t need to enhance the Family-State-Party system to install a new dynasty. It needs to dismantle it. 1) The phantom of...

Nicaragua Bishops: Profound Electoral Reform Needed

(Agenzia Fides) - The Nicaraguan Bishops 'Conference (CEN) gathered at the annual plenary Assembly from 13 to 15 November to learn and share the...