Meyer: “Tourism has become a source of income for the country”
Buenos Aires, September 2, 2012
Argentina is the country with the highest number of tourists from South America, particularly the Mercosur.
Minister of Tourism, Enrique Meyer, said that “the impact of the sector in terms of employment generation, boosting regional economies in various scales and foreign exchange earnings are now undisputed in the national economy.”
Meyer noted also that tourism is “the third of foreign exchange earnings to the country” and said that to boost the area’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner launched on Tuesday this week, the International Marketing Plan for Tourism Connect-AR 2012-2015.
“Argentina is the country with the greatest hits of South America, and a major change due to the global crisis, and the growth of our neighbors and brothers in Mercosur,” said the president, to lead the ceremony at Government House with Minister Meyer.