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Alert: Costa Rica Just Screwed Its Tourism Sector

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Costa Rica will be severely affected in many ways by the cancellation of the FIFA U-17 Women’s Football World Cup tournament. Costa Rican officials say this is a serious loss in many ways to the nation, but especially for the country’s image and for the losses to be seen in the nation’s tourism sector.

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Original Article Text From Canator via Google Translate :

Country loses display case with the change of venue of the World Women Under 17

At the news issued by the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), which confirms that no Costa Rica will host the Women’s World Cup at the U-17 which is fo in 2014, the National Chamber of Tourism (CANATUR) mourns the loss of an opportunity as is to promote the country as a tourist destination.

“It is unfortunate that our bureaucratic system affect us to the point that how are you miss opportunities. The tourism sector lost a showcase to expose to the world and culture destinations offering Costa Rica ” said Juan Carlos Ramos, President of CANATUR.

To CANATUR tourism entrepreneurs had very high expectations and definitely the news fell like a cold water, and also lost the possibility of an increase in the number of tourists to the country.

“Costa Rica will have to change its working model, we can not hope to aspire to organize large events in advance but do not have the tools and infrastructure to do it, “Ramos concluded.

CANATUR lacks economic estimates of the amount the tourism sector failed to receive the Cancellation of Costa Rica to host the 2014 FIFA Women’s World Cup U-17, the fact is that a blow to the tourism industry.

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  • Kyle

    CR has now been given back the World Cup.

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