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Tourism To Costa Rica Continues To Grow, But Is Alo Diversifying

Tourism To Costa Rica Continues To Grow, But Is Alo Diversifying

Q COSTA RICA- No longer tourists come to Costa Rica only for the beaches, volcanoes or cloud forests, rather more foreigners come on business trips, to get medical treatments and study. According to the most recent data by the Central Bank (Banco Central de Costa Rica), in the past 12 months, ending last September, the […]

In A Decade Costa Rica Could Have More Visitors Per Year Than Inhabitants

In A Decade Costa Rica Could Have More Visitors Per Year Than Inhabitants

Q COSTA RICA – In less than two decades Costa Rica will have tripled the number of tourist arrivals, closing 2016 with almost three million. In 2004, the country set a record, receiving 1.5 million visitors, double the number of the previous decade. According to the Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT) – the tourism board […]

Things You Must Do in Costa Rica

Things You Must Do in Costa Rica

From Project Expedition –  Literally meaning “Rich Coast,” Costa Rica is home to thousands of exotic species of flora and fauna, pristine beaches, rain and cloud forests, and active volcanoes. Whether you are looking for a relaxed vacation, or an adventure-filled one, Costa Rica has it all. Here’s our top 11 things you must add […]

Clandestine Airstrips In Costa Rica’s National Parks Will Be Destroyed

Clandestine Airstrips In Costa Rica’s National Parks Will Be Destroyed

QCOSTARICA – More than a dozen clandestine airstrips used by illegal drug traffickers are believed to be operating in the southern zone of the country, part of some 33 clandestine airstrips along the Pacific coast in the provinces of Guanacaste and Puntarenas identified by Costa Rica authorities. These are airstrips not registered with Civil Aviation. […]

The Paqura – Playa Naranjo Road May Be Paved Next Year, Says MOPT

The Paqura – Playa Naranjo Road May Be Paved Next Year, Says MOPT

QCOSTARICA – After ten years of waiting, the road that connects Paquera to Naranjo, in the Nicoya Peninsula, may get paved next year. At least that is the expectation by the Ministry of transport and Public Works (MOPT). MOPT engineer, Carlos Villalta, explained the National Highway Council (CONAVI) has the project the shelf for the […]

More Than 130,000 Canadian Tourists Come To Costa Rica

More Than 130,000 Canadian Tourists Come To Costa Rica

Tuesday 06 November 2012 |QTravel 130,000 visitors from Canada entered the country this year, which makes them one of the main generators of tourism for Costa Rica. Furthermore, Canada is the second biggest foreign exchange generated by tourism in Costa Rica, with $142 million last year. Canadian airline WestJet opened direct service on Monday to […]