Costa Rica is Chosen “Best Destination For Long Distance Travel” in the Travelbook Awards

Commitment to caring for the environment and nature, as well as a sustainable tourism model, combined with a quality-price ratio tourism products and permitted services Costa Rica to me Get the prize in the category, “Best destination for business and long-distance travel”presented by the German travel magazine Travelbook.

“Costa Rica was the first country in the world to be honored for its environmental policy, making it a worthy winner in this category in the Travel Book Awards,” the magazine’s website noted.

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As part of the award ceremony held in Frankfurt, Germany, the organizers shared a video with a statement from the Minister of Tourism, William Rodriguez Lopez, who thanked the award and took the opportunity to invite potential German tourists to visit the land of Bora Life. And one of the happiest countries in the world.

The most sustainable destination

“This award allows us to continue to position the country as one of the destinations most committed to sustainability, caring for the environment and the ideal place to reconnect with nature. A destination that, within its broad and diverse tourist offer, allows to learn about the culture, gastronomy and traditions that allow tourists to feel like another tico while on vacation in Costa Rica” , said Eric Rodriguez, Head of ICT Promotion.

Costa Rica beat Australia, South Africa, the United States and Indonesia in this category. The winner was chosen by a jury of nine experts who responded to a detailed index of criteria for each destination and category.

high standards

The criteria applied to each specific destination were: value for money, sustainability (social sustainability, environment, human rights), safety, diversity of activities, accessibility, cleanliness, public transport quality and water quality.

Currently, Germany has been established as the second source market for tourists from Europe, surpassed only by the United Kingdom. According to ICT data, from January to August of this year, 43,505 Germans were logged in by air.

The ICT company is pleased to receive this award, which reflects its strategic promotional efforts in the German market. Likewise, it appreciates the support provided by the Costa Rican Embassy in Germany and economic diplomacy in its tourism-attracting pillar that strengthens our country’s position as a destination.

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