Costa Rica named top tourism destination in new global survey
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Costa Rica named top tourism destination in new global survey

Zach Dyer - June 11, 2014

Rain forests, volcanoes, world-class beaches, great weather, sloths, what's not to like? A new global survey confirmed that tourists love Costa Rica, naming the country most recommended tourism…

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Ecotourism conference highlights local sustainable businesses in Costa Rica

Zach Dyer - September 27, 2013

SAN ISIDRO, Heredia – The rain fell lightly outside as George Soriano, co-owner of Sibú Chocolate, served tiny cups of hot chocolate to beat back the chill…

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Finca Esperanza Verde: A Model for Ecotourism

Blake Schmidt - October 17, 2008

SAN RAMON – Whereas people were more likely to see Kalashnikov-toting guerrillas along these verdant mountaintops two decades ago, today visitors come to see the migratory birds,…

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Private Sector Helps Promotes Ecotourism

Tim Rogers - October 26, 2007

MANAGUA – Leaders of the tourism sector launched several initiatives last week aimed at strengthening the country’s position as an ecotourism destination. With the help of a…

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Dúrika Foundation and Reserve: Experiencing Ecotourism at Its Greenest

Dorothy MacKinnon - March 10, 2006

Part of the appeal of living in Costa Rica for many foreigners is the chance to downsize and simplify. But you haven’t seen the simple life until…

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Southern Gem: Aguila de Osa Takes Luxury Ecotourism to a New Level

The Tico Times - March 11, 2005

and tender, with a slight tang that complemented the meat’s naturalflavor.I enjoyed a light apple pie for dessert, and red and white winewere available throughout the meal.…

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Travel Guide Highlights Rural, Community-based Ecotourism

Katherine Stanley - December 17, 2004

DON’T let thetitle fool you;“The New Key toCosta Rica” isactually the country’soldest travelguide, founded in1976 by longtimeresident and eventualCosta Ricancitizen JeanWallace. Still,Beatrice Blake,Wallace’s daughter,who has editedthe guide…