Ecotourism Contributes ¢809 Billion a Year To The Economy

Nature tourism, or ecotourism, generates about ¢809 billion in annual revenue to the economy, according to research from the National University (UNA). Ecotourism corresponds to activities related to national parks and biological reserves, and accounts for more than 3% of Gross Domestic Product. The contribution of this activity has grown by 48% between 2009 and […]

Garabito Will Have Its First Gastronomic Festival

Many national and foreign tourists can be part of the first Garabito Luces Del Mar Gastronomic Festival “See you in the park” that will take place next December. The Festival will be held from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Friday 6 and Saturday 7, from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM on Sunday, December 8. […]

¡Viva El Arte! A tribute to the National Theater

The most important exhibition of visual designers and artists in the country: Viva El Arte!, paid homage in this second edition of the year, to the National Theater with the guest exhibition: “A theater that lives, the National Theater in the Brush, the Lens and the line of artists.” The Fair took place from 25 […]

Costa Rica Promotes In Spain

The president of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado, applauded the efforts of his government to promote Costa Rica in Spain through a very particular initiative; this is how we promote our country Costa Rica in Barcelona and Madrid. Two trams completely covered with promotional images of Costa Rica travel through the Spanish cities, showing attractions of […]

Pura Vida: Costa Rica Is The Happiest Country In The World

With a score of 44.7, the nation was placed as the happiest of the entire world, followed by Mexico and Colombia, according to the Planet Happiness Index. Costa Rica ranks first worldwide as the happiest country in the world, according to the Happy Planet Index. It is followed respectively by Mexico and Colombia with 40.7 […]

Calderon Guardia Hospital´s New East Tower

Calderón Guardia Hospital will have one of the most modern radiology services in the countryDigitization will reduce the printing of results, plates, among other elements that are currently used. Once Rafael Ángel Calderón Guardia Hospital inaugurates its new East Tower in 2020, this medical center will have one of the most modern Radiology and Medical […]

Electric Cars and Lots Of Green: Costa Rica Promotes Itself In France

The Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) and the government of the Republic launched a new tourism campaign to strengthen the attraction of tourists coming from France. With small electric vehicles decorated with green vegetation alluding to the rainforest which characterizes the country, the idea of the campaign is to position Costa Rica as a destination […]

Costa Rica: 6th Best Ranked in the Cancer Approach Preparation Index (CPI)

To formulate the Index, the Study Approached the CPI in 3 Domains Costa Rica obtained the 6th best result, in Latin America, in the Cancer Approach Preparation Index (CPI), in a report published by The Economist. This indicative seeks to make a comparison of initiatives at the national level and open a debate on best […]

Costa Rica A Family Friendly Destination. Nature With No Additives

One of the best places in the world for a trip with children is Costa Rica. The main reason is that the destinations where nature is the protagonist are perfect for the little ones to enjoy, but the country has many other advantages: it is safe, comfortable and easy, qualities that help a lot in […]

Electric Bus Will Tour UCR Campus Promoting Its Technology

During the closing of this year, an electric bus will provide internal service for students, staff, and visitors at the Rodrigo Facio campus of the University of Costa Rica (UCR) in San Pedro de Montes de Oca. The announcement was made in the sports facilities of the UCR in Sabanilla, the First Lady of the […]