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February tourist arrivals in Argentina increased 9.3% over a year ago

Saturday, April 16th 2011 - 09:48 UTC
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However the number of Argentines travelling abroad was higher However the number of Argentines travelling abroad was higher

The amount of tourists that arrived in Argentina during February increased 9.3% compared to the same month of 2010 and totalled 203,766 people, according to a government report.

The Indec national statistics bureau said that the expense of tourists was of 264.9 million dollars, 14.3% increase in comparison with February 2010.

During February 2011, a total of 235,252 Argentine citizens travelled abroad, 26.3% higher than the figures reported on February 2010.

Total expense of Argentine citizens abroad increased 14% to 282.6 million US dollars.

The information is gathered from the arrivals and departures at Ezeiza and Jorge Newbery airports, which are the main routes of access route to Argentina.

Categories: Tourism, Argentina.
Tags: Argentina, tourism.

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  • ptolemy

    “Argentine citizens travelled abroad, 26.3% ” It will be this percent of Argentina that will vote against Cristina Kirchner next October.

    Apr 16th, 2011 - 02:23 pm 0
  • xbarilox

    I believe she won't make it through months to come, just a thought.

    Apr 16th, 2011 - 06:02 pm 0
  • GeoffWard

    It may be that she makes it to election but then hands over the country to her Vice President.
    This may be the secret (illness) strategy to get a certain man into power.

    Apr 16th, 2011 - 08:47 pm 0
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