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Costa Rica’s Tourism Reputation Awarded by Renowned Travel Companies

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Costa Rica’s worldwide popularity as a sustainable tourism destination, its quality of service, the many options for adventure, along with tourists preference drove the country to be recently recognized simultaneously as a top tourist destination by four internationally renowned travel companies.

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Costa Rica Received Four Awards for Quality Tourist Destination
The positioning and Costa Rica’s popularity worldwide as a sustainable destination, the quality of tourism services, the many options for adventure and the preference of tourists drove our country to be recently recognized simultaneously, by means of internationally renowned as Travelzoo, Travel Weekly, Agent @ Home, Vacation Agent and TravelPulse.

To the Minister of Tourism, Allan Flores, awards obtained at the country level for the quality of tourist destinations, represent an encouraging news for the beginning of this year, which motivates the entire tourism sector to continue to promote national sustainable development of tourism, service quality and the conservation of our natural resources.

“It’s a great honor not one, not two, but five big-name media, recognize different aspects of tourism which together mark the differentiation of our destination and the products we offer as a country. This only encourages us to continue working towards strengthening the tourism industry generates revenues that so many in our country, “said Flores.

After several rounds of discussion and research, the online travel magazine Travelzoo, which has more than 24 million subscribers worldwide, ranked Costa Rica as “wow destination for 2012.” Hereby noted that the country offers an amazing value for travel customers, this due to the increase of airlines fly to this destination, as well as the quality and variety of offers and accessibility.

Also, being a pioneer in sustainable tourism, the readers of Travel Weekly magazine named Costa Rica as the best destination in Central and South America in 2011, giving recognition “Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards”.

Travel Weekly is considered the most influential business publication in the tourism industry, offering comprehensive coverage of all business sectors, including information on airlines, car rental, cruises, destinations, hotels and tour operators.

Costa Rica was also recognized as the leading destination for leisure, according to readers of Agent @ Home, Vacation Agent and TravelPulse. Agent @ Home, a magazine that has around 19,000 subscribers, is the only printed publication that is distributed exclusively for home-based agents, a rapidly growing segment in the market for travel agencies.

Vacation Agent, addressed to the leisure segment, has over 30,000 subscribers and TravelPulse is the website of leading travel agencies worldwide, which has almost 73,000 registered subscribers and about 153,000 visitors a month.

Flores said he was pleased because in addition to the destination surveys conducted by these three media, gave the Instituto Costarricense de Turismo the award as the best institution or organization of Tourism.

“This good news allows us to start the year with great enthusiasm and a strong commitment to continue working hard to benefit the tourism industry and the country as a whole,” Flores said.

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