Sunday, 31 May 2020

2,665,000 Tourists Visited Costa Rica In 2015

en_nat_parks_01QCOSTARICA – The numbers are in, Costa Rica had 2.665.000 visitors in 2015, a growth of 5.5% over the previous year, according to the  Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT) – Tourism Board.

In 2014, a total of 2,526,066 people chose to vacation in the country.

The tourism sector generated US$2.9 billion dollars in revenue, up 9% in 2015 over the previous year.

Both figures are a record,  ICT authorities stressed in a press conference on Friday.

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The United States continues to be the main market for tourists in Costa Rica,  a total, 1,077,044 tourists arriving from that country.

Tourism Minister, Mauricio Ventura, highlighted the great performance of the tourism sector, explaining that tourism is the engine driving the national economy.

The outlook for 2016, according to Ventura, is a similar growth in income and number of vacationers choosing Costa Rica.

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