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2015 was a record year for Costa Rica tourist arrivals and revenue

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January 18th, 2016 (ICR News) Costa Rica set new records both for the number of tourist arrivals and tourism revenues in 2015, according to the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT).


The Institute reports that 2,665,608 tourists visited Costa Rica last year and spent more than US $2.8 billion, representing an increase of 5.5 percent in arrivals and an impressive 9 percent increase in revenues over 2014.


Tourist arrivals have increased year-on-year every year since 1984 with the exception of 2001 and 2009, according to official statistics.


Tourist arrivals from South America, particularly from Brazil and Argentina, increased by 13 percent last year, according to the ICT.  Arrivals from the United States grew 8 percent, while arrivals from the United Kingdom soared by more than 20 percent, ICT said.  European arrivals as a whole increased by 6.1 percent, according to the Institute.


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  • Jaco Ropes

    This is great news for Costa Rica! I feel like every year this country is getting better. I like all the work that is being done to the highways. I have a tourism business in Jaco that just opened in October 2015. Come visit us when you have a chance and help us have a good year:

  • torinakamori

    I would like to make a website about traveling to such places

  • hlukov

    good news!!

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