Articles tagged “costa rica”

Costa Rica Matures From Ecotourism Pioneer to Industry Leader

Costa Rica Matures From Ecotourism Pioneer to Industry Leader

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Costa Rica was calling things green and eco way before it was cool. Now it's going beyond ecotourism to embrace holistic sustainable tourism. Smart move, especially when arrivals keep growing.

4 days ago

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Costa Rica Offers Meeting Attendees a Natural Opportunity for Personal and Professional Development

Costa Rica Offers Meeting Attendees a Natural Opportunity for Personal and Professional Development

Visit Costa Rica + Skift

Costa Rica has all of the practical necessities and infrastructure in place that meeting planners need. But it also offers a unique geography and biodiversity that provides attendees with next-level transformational experiences.

2 weeks ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: How Costa Rica Is Staying Ahead of the Pack on Sustainability

Skift Global Forum Preview: How Costa Rica Is Staying Ahead of the Pack on Sustainability

Rosie Spinks, Skift

Costa Rica has long been associated with ecotourism. But now that the rest of the world is catching up, it is still intent on meeting the challenge of sustainability in newly innovative and ambitious ways.

3 weeks ago

Discovery Licenses Its Name for Costa Rica Eco-Tourism Park Means Big Business

Discovery Licenses Its Name for Costa Rica Eco-Tourism Park Means Big Business

Gerry Smith, Bloomberg

Discovery is eyeing millennial travelers with its new park plans but it should consider that many younger travelers do enjoy exclusively sitting on a beach rather than learning about biodiversity.

2 years ago

Costa Rica Balances Happiness of Its Residents With That of Planet Earth

Costa Rica Balances Happiness of Its Residents With That of Planet Earth

Associated Press

But is the country being transparent enough in its marketing messages to really convey what "ecotourism" really is, or just how sustainable Costa Rica really is for travelers, locals, and indigenous flora and fauna alike?

3 years ago

Costa Rica Tourism Enlists Singing Animals to Lure Overworked Americans

Costa Rica Tourism Enlists Singing Animals to Lure Overworked Americans

Dan Peltier, Skift

This video got all of us laughing, two thumbs up to Costa Rica for raising awareness in a funny way.

5 years ago

Bahamas, Barbados Lose Spots on 2015 Best Ethical Travel Destinations List

Bahamas, Barbados Lose Spots on 2015 Best Ethical Travel Destinations List

Dennis Schaal, Skift

There is plenty of room for debate over Ethical Traveler's choices and methodologies, but this is a useful list for travelers sensitive to use as a measuring stick to make their own choices.

5 years ago

Costa Rican Travel Companies Add Country’s Brand to Marketing Materials

Costa Rican Travel Companies Add Country’s Brand to Marketing Materials

L. Arias, Tico Times

Broader use of the country brand is good for companies that can promote the official stamp and Costa Rica, which can further brand itself as an eco-friendly destination.

5 years ago

Costa Rica to See New International Routes and New Airlines This Year

Costa Rica to See New International Routes and New Airlines This Year

Tico Times

The more easy routes into Costa Rica from the U.S. and Latin America, the better.

5 years ago

Controversial Documentary About Costa Rica Tourism Gets Second Chance

Controversial Documentary About Costa Rica Tourism Gets Second Chance

Robert Isenberg, The Tico Times

Usually we'd be against someone rewriting a story to make others happy, but in this case it appears it will allow the story to reach a wider audience that may make the proper changes.

5 years ago

Costa Rica Gets Dropped from Ethical Travel List as Country’s Brand Takes a Hit

Costa Rica Gets Dropped from Ethical Travel List as Country’s Brand Takes a Hit

Lindsay Fendt, Tico Times

Costa Rica's communications minister responded to the country's exclusion from the 2014 list of top destinations for ethical travel by seeking to spread the blame elsewhere. He's obviously a politician, and isn't doing the the country's global brand any favors.

6 years ago

Costa Rica’s Oldest City Reopens to Tourists

Costa Rica’s Oldest City Reopens to Tourists

Corey Kane, The Tico Times

Taking time to periodically restore and retouch history's oldest artifacts is a risk more countries have to take in order to protect sites from human destruction, an unfortunate side effect of tourism.

6 years ago