Recession? What Recession? Tourism Growth Up Again
Tourism was up during the first quarter of 2008, according to preliminary numbers released by the country’s two major international airports.
A release from the National Tourism Chamber (CANATUR) cites 436,719 passengers arriving at the country’s two main international airports from January to March, a 13.8% rise over the same period last year.
The release also points to strong performance of the industry during Easter week, with a survey of 50 hotels finding 70% occupancy, up from 67% during last year’s Easter vacation.
You may be interested
Slothy Sunday: Living with the ‘wrong’ side upAndrés Sáenz Bräutigam / Toucan Rescue Ranch - May 31, 2020
Have you ever tried hanging horizontally from your local monkey bars? How about doing a headstand? If you've ever tried,…
Costa Rica adds 9 new coronavirus cases, 11 recoveriesAlejandro Zúñiga - May 31, 2020
Costa Rica confirmed nine new cases of the coronavirus over the past day, totaling 1,056 cumulative known cases, the Health…
Latin America the new epicenter as pandemic causes international divisionValeria PACHECO and Mariano ANDRADE / AFP - May 31, 2020
The famous Temple Mount in Jerusalem reopened its doors Sunday in another example of the slow return to normality in…