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Costa Rica hotels are favorites of the region

Costa Rica hotels are favorites of the region

In a survey conducted by the renowned website Trip Advisor catalogued hotels of Costa Rica as the best in the Central American region in accordance with the opinions of the visitors of this site. According to Trip Advisor and its awarding of Traveller’s choice of the list of the 25 […]

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31 January, 2013 CommentsRead More
Costa Rica materialize this year its country brand

Costa Rica materialize this year its country brand

The Chamber of exporters (CADEXCO) and the promoter of foreign trade (PROCOMER) join forces to consolidate country brand plan for Costa Rica and could be ready very soon. The project presented in Costa Rica foreign trade authorities responds to needs identification and positioning of the country as a brand at […]

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Costa Rica will see revitalization of industry in 2013

Costa Rica will see revitalization of industry in 2013

This year 2013 promises to attract large amount of foreign investment which will be allocated to different sectors of the national economy. The year 2012 was characterized in Costa Rica by the large influx of foreign investment and large buildings, offi-centers and hotels developments, not only in the tourist regions […]

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29 January, 2013 CommentsRead More
Costa Rica, the best destination for investment in services in Latin America

Costa Rica, the best destination for investment in services in Latin America

Costa Rica is number one destination in Latin America for investment in services and also the thirteenth in the world, according to information from Costa Rican official sources, and global consultancy Tholons. CINDE (Coalition for development initiatives), entity responsible for attracting investment to Costa Rica, said in a press release […]

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28 January, 2013 CommentsRead More
Living Abroad Solutions to Scary Retirement Facts

Living Abroad Solutions to Scary Retirement Facts

Even in the best of times saving for retirement is often a monumental and difficult task, now with middle class opportunity shrinking, economic “cliffs” and austerity measures, it can be not just daunting but scary. Many Americans are starting to look at options to make their finances for retirement more […]

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27 January, 2013 CommentsRead More
Tico flower producers seek buyers in Europe

Tico flower producers seek buyers in Europe

Eleven companies exporting flowers and plants will exhibit their products this week at the world’s largest flora fair, the IPM Essen 2013 in Germany. The event brings together some 1,500 exhibitors showcasing their products to 60,000 buyers from 90 countries, according to Costa Rica’s Foreign Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER). Company […]

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26 January, 2013 CommentsRead More
Costa Rica becomes a country of high luxury for visitors

Costa Rica becomes a country of high luxury for visitors

Years ago the small country of Central America was known as a little explored natural destination and with limited possibilities to find accommodation and services of high luxury, found in the Caribbean and other countries. However that has changed and today it has become a tourist destination paradise and desired […]

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25 January, 2013 CommentsRead More
What do “baby boomers” wished to have when going on vacation?

What do “baby boomers” wished to have when going on vacation?

There’s no question that comfort and price are two important elements when going on vacation, and people between ages of 48-69, that have been called the baby boomer generation, become more demanding bout what they look for when traveling for leisure and pleasure. A recent survey conducted by WatchBoom.com an […]

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6.9% more tourists came to Costa Rica on the third trimester of 2012

6.9% more tourists came to Costa Rica on the third trimester of 2012

According to statistics of the Central Bank of Costa Rica (BCCR) and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) between January and September 2012 the income of tourists to the country, rose at a 6.9% leaving as the balance $ 1.7 billion to the State. These figures show that in […]

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Where are the “best buys” in Costa Rica?

Where are the “best buys” in Costa Rica?

Year after year we’ve seen that the more than 2 million tourists that show up to explore this country keep falling in love with it and become interested in purchasing property in Costa Rica; with such promising panoramas within the next years in the Real Estate business and with a […]

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