Costa Rica continues to consolidate its position in the area of tourism. In 2014 alone, Costa Rica received more than 30 awards in various international publications for the quality of the destination, its tourism product and natural attractions. This is supported by a dozen publications in prestigious international media which have recently recognized the country as an unbeatable tourist destination.
This Central American country was listed as one of the last year’s most amazing destinations, according to CNN, and as a destination to visit in 2015, according to the British Guardian newspaper. In addition, National Geographic ranks it in the top ten best adventure destinations for 2015.
A full page of the New York Times was also dedicated to it as one of the most reforested destinations and it ranks fifth as the best-selling destinations for US tourists in 2015, according to the Daily News, and other newspapers.
For Wilhelm von Breymann, Costa Rica’s Tourism Minister, the fact that numerous prestigious international media highlight the country’s assets in the area of tourism, strengthens the competitiveness of the destination as well as its international recognition.
Last year the country received more than 30 awards for the quality of the destination, its tourism infrastructure, the tourism products offered such as adventure, ecotourism and health tourism, coupled with the exuberance of its natural resources.
Also highlighted in this long list, is the fact that Costa Rica offers the world’s best holiday experience, and was recognized as the most recommended holiday destination, according to the Global Tourism Monitor Survey.
It was also described as the ultimate destination for enjoying a family vacation, among the eight best places for family trips in Central and South America, according to US News & World Report, and it was even the winning country in the category of Best Destination Central / South America at the prestigious Travel Weekly magazine’s “Readers Choice Awards”.