Articles tagged “costa rica”

Hotels

Marriott Officially Acquires 31st Brand, City Express

Marriott plans to absorb the select-service brand by August 3. The goal of this new brand is mainly to appeal to Latin American travelers and developers.

Marriott Officially Acquires 31st Brand, City Express

Tourism

Hostelworld Breaks Records in Central America, Helped by a New Social Network

Places like Costa Rica and Panama have long welcomed backpackers, but they now seem to be rushing back to the region after travel restrictions were lifted in 2022.

Hostelworld Breaks Records in Central America, Helped by a New Social Network

Tourism

Tourism Unprepared to Accommodate Growing Segment of Older Travelers

The tourism industry still treats amenities catering to seniors as another customer preference, not as a necessity. A lot of tourism businesses likely won't get serious until they see and hear about their failures to serve this lucrative demographic shift.

Tourism Unprepared to Accommodate Growing Segment of Older Travelers

Tourism

Costa Rica Offers Lessons in Converting Short-Term Tourists to Digital Nomads

Expect more destinations to develop marketing strategies to convince tourists to stick around much longer — as digital nomads.

Costa Rica Offers Lessons in Converting Short-Term Tourists to Digital Nomads

Business Travel

Digital Nomad Visas May End Up Being a Bureaucratic Hell for Big Companies

There's momentum building to make remote work a reality at some of the more progressive multinational companies, but the question of travel policies and tax liabilities could prove too much of a headache.

Digital Nomad Visas May End Up Being a Bureaucratic Hell for Big Companies
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Meetings

Costa Rica’s Well-Being and Sustainability Offerings Are a Glimpse Into the Future of Meetings and Events

Meeting and event planners are working to incorporate more wellness-focused elements and reduce their environmental impact as the industry’s goals shift. Costa Rica has been a leader in prioritizing personal well-being and environmental sustainability for decades.

Costa Rica’s Well-Being and Sustainability Offerings Are a Glimpse Into the Future of Meetings and Events

Tourism

Costa Rica Matures From Ecotourism Pioneer to Industry Leader

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.

Costa Rica Matures From Ecotourism Pioneer to Industry Leader
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Tourism

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

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.

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

Tourism

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

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.

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

Tourism

Costa Rica Tourism Enlists Singing Animals to Lure Overworked Americans

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

Costa Rica Tourism Enlists Singing Animals to Lure Overworked Americans