Number of international tourist arrivals reached 1.79 mil in 2017 in Nicaragua, according to Eurostat. This is 18.8 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Nicaragua reached an all time high of 1.79 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.281 mil in 1995. When compared to Nicaragua's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Costa Rica amounted to 2.96 mil, 1.56 mil in El Salvador, 0.851 mil in Honduras and 39.3 mil in Mexico in 2017.
Nicaragua has been ranked 93rd within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 10 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The number of international tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.