Destinations Central & South America

Costa Rica Reports 4 Percent Rise in Tourist Arrivals in 2013

Excerpt from The Tico Times

Jan 18, 2014 4:00 pm

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Costa Rica’s eco-friendly and adventure offerings have come into fashion in the U.S. and the country’s accessibility makes it popular with families and young travelers alike.

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Tourists cross a hanging brings in a Costa Rican national park. Darren Johnson / Flickr


Costa Rica welcomed some 2.4 million tourists during 2013, an increase of 3.6 percent compared to 2012, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) reported Thursday.

The Central American country logged 2,427,941 international arrivals, according to a report from the state tourism agency.

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