COSTA RICA ? As the global ecotourism pioneer, some say long-favoured Costa Rica is passé. Is it? Especially as fresh destinations like Colombia and Nicaragua hit adventurous travellers? radar?
Not a chance. The country recorded a record-breaking 2.2 million visitors in 2011. The tourism board says many are healthy-living mid-life world travellers, ?eco-conscious explorers? who appreciate sustainability. They want some beach but they go for eco-adventures...READ MORE
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COSTA RICA LEADS THE WAY IN ECOTOURISM ARTICLES: Costa Rica promotes greener Air Travel, Conscientious Tourism, Costa Rica to Lead Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization, NatureAir Launches Educational Eco-Tourism Blog. Link: http://www.thecostaricanews.com/travel-costa-rica.html