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Travel and Tourism - Costa Rica - August 2013

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Table of contents

  1. Costa Rica

    • Introduction

      • Data Sources

        • Background

          • History
            • Geography
            • Attractions

                • The national parks
                  • Beach resorts
                    • San José
                      • Medical tourism
                      • Tourism and the Economy

                        • Economic overview
                          • Travel and tourism revenues
                            • Figure 1: International visitor spending on business & leisure trips, 2008-13*
                          • Competitiveness in the tourism industry
                            • Tourism’s effect on employment and GDP
                              • Figure 2: Travel & tourism economy showing direct & indirect impact on employment & GDP, 2008-13*
                          • Arrivals

                            • International
                              • Leading source markets
                                • Figure 3: International tourist arrivals by region, 2008-12
                                • Figure 4: US outbound citizens to Central America, showing numbers of tourists who travel to Costa Rica, 2011-12
                              • The lure of living in the sun
                                • Other inbound tourists
                                  • Domestic
                                    • Figure 5: Domestic travel & tourism spending on business & leisure trips, 2008-13*
                                • Market Characteristics

                                  • International
                                    • Purpose of visit
                                      • Seasonality
                                        • Figure 6: Monthly international tourist arrivals showing seasonality, 2008-12
                                      • Length of stay
                                        • Domestic
                                          • Purpose of visit
                                            • Seasonality
                                              • Length of stay
                                              • Transport

                                                • Air
                                                  • Figure 7: International tourist arrivals at San José Airport & Liberia Airport (Daniel Oduber international), 2008-12
                                                • Santamaría International Airport – San José
                                                  • Daniel Oduber International Airport
                                                    • Road
                                                      • Rail
                                                        • Sea
                                                        • Accommodation

                                                          • Capital investment in travel and tourism
                                                            • Figure 8: Capital investment in travel & tourism in Costa Rica, 2008-13*
                                                          • A mini boom in the hotel sector
                                                            • Figure 9: Number of hotel rooms showing increase in the number of units from 2008-12
                                                          • Hotel classification
                                                              • Figure 10: Hotel rooms by region & category, 2012
                                                          • Tourism News

                                                              • New marketing campaign
                                                                • Travel trade fairs
                                                                • What Next?

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                                                                  Travel and Tourism - Costa Rica - August 2013

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