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Costa Rica Tourism Board
INSTITUTIONAL SITE

To offer better customer service, the Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT in Spanish) is being renovated. As a part of this process, we put at your disposal a web site with a modern design that includes an array of information to help speed up institutional procedures, operations, and consultations.

We are the governing tourism institution in Costa Rica; our premise is constant innovation so that tourism activities become the engine for the economic growth of the country.

We are the governing tourism institution in Costa Rica; our premise is constant innovation so that tourism activities become the engine for the economic growth of the country.

Estadisticas

Statistics

Tourism Statistics

Every tourism indicator for Costa Rica in one place.

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Sostenibilidad

Sustainability

Tourism Sustainability

Our mission to protect the environment has made us stand out.

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Tramites

Procedures

and Citizen Information

Quick access list to every kind of ICT procedure and consultation.

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Esencial Costa Rica

Regional Offices

Where can you find us?

Our locations and what you can do in regional offices

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Tourism in Costa Rica

Viistantes por MOtivo de Viaje Placer

75% travel for vacation purposes.

75% of the people visiting Costa Rica travel for vacation, pleasure, and leisure; while only 13% do so for professional and business purposes.

Más de 2 Millones de visitas anuales

More than 2 million visits per year.

Costa Rica has a constant visit growth year after year; and, it remains as the main destination of the Region.

Satuisfacción del Turísta

68% enjoy the sun and beaches of Costa Rica.

Costa Rica offers idyllic beaches in both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, becoming a favorite destination for this activity

Notes Section

 

 

  • The tourist product seeks to invigorate local economies and generate productive chains in communities.
  • Wellness tourism is a $563 billion industry.

 

The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) launched the Wellness Pura Vida campaign, which aims to position Costa Rica as a wellness destination with the Tico seal. Tourism Minister Mauricio Ventura said that the development of this new product is part of a strategy to diversify

 

  • For the first time in history, the ICT has formed an alliance with the UNWTO and CNN International to develop a global campaign.
  • The global launch takes place on June 2.

For the first time in history, the Costa Rican Tourism Board has formed an alliance with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and CNN International, the global leader in news and one of the most respected media outlets, to dev

 

  •  Tourism minister becomes the first Costa Rican to receive the region’s most important award for promoting meetings tourism.
  • From June 5-7, the ICT is participating in the Latin American and Caribbean Meetings and Incentives Exhibition, FIEXPO Latinoamérica.

Costa Rica is consolidating its position in the global meetings industry and has moved up on the global meetings tourism rankings put out by the International Congress and

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Instituto Costarricense de Turismo