What Happens When CBS’ ‘Survivor’ Goes to Nicaragua?
Travel Blog • Jim Benning • 08.26.10 | 1:53 PM ET
For starters, the television company hypes the country’s “savage wildlife.”
A crew has been filming the next season of the hit TV show in the beach town of San Juan del Sur—it will debut on CBS next month.
Government officials apparently think “Survivor” could be good for foreign business investment and tourism, even though the CBS commercial for the show proclaims Nicaragua a land of “impenetrable terrain, smoldering volcanoes and savage wildlife.” (Savage wildlife? The mosquitoes?)
Yes, tourism to Nicaragua could skyrocket—and so could unfathomably horrific mosquito bites.