In Costa Rica the total amount of accommodation available for rent through the web platform Airbnb is now equivalent to 18% of the hotels in the country.
The figure has been confirmed by the union of hoteliers, who say there is now a total of 11,000 homes offering accommodation for tourism through Airbnb.On top of this data there are also residences rented to tourists through other platforms such as Homeaway or VRBO.
It has been announced that the Canadian airline Air Transat made 28 flights from Montreal and Toronto between December 2016 and March 2017.
The Nicaraguan Institute of Civil Aeronautics (INAC) told Elnuevodiario.com.ni that"... flights will start arriving from 19 December and will continue until March 2017. Tourists will mainly vacation in a beach hotel on the Nicaraguan Pacific."
Three out of four hotels reported not having shown an improvement in their operations in 2015.
Results from the study "Tourism sector 2015, challenges to overcome, "prepared by the Association for Research and Social Studies (ASIES), underscores the need to modernize industry, improve strategies for promotion and attracting tourists (50% of the hotel respondents claimed to have no website).
From November 4 2016 to May 2017 Colombian tourists arriving in Costa Rica as cruise passengers will not require a consular visa to enter the country.
The measure aims to boost trade and tourism in the province of Limón, providing more facilities and agility to Colombian tourists visiting the country for a few hours while the cruise makes its stop in Puerto Limon.
It has been announced that from October 5 the number of weekly flights between La Aurora and Los Altos in Quetzaltenango will increase to four.
The Guatemalan Tourism Institute (INGUAT) has reported that increasing demand on the part of passengers using Aero Ruta Maya(ARM) led to the decision to increase the number of frequencies it operates between the capital and the tourist destination Xela, from three to four.
The construction project planned in Limon, Costa Rica, is a mixed development that will include a four-star hotel, condos and commercial spaces.
The report "Construction Projects in Central America",prepared by the Business Intelligence Unit at CentralAmericaData.com, indicates that the developer Tangara Development Group S.A. submitted an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) study in July 2016 to build and operate the project called "Tangara Village Limón".
The number of visitors from North America who came into the country between January and July fell by 3% year on year, while the flow of European tourists grew by almost 7%.
In order to recover some lost ground in the US, Canadian and Mexican markets, an important part of international tourism promotion contract for the next two years will be run in North America.In the first months of the year the number of Canadian tourists who arrived in Panama fell by 27% compared to the same period in 2015, the flow of Mexican tourists fell nearly 5%.
From October 19 to 21 2016 professionals from the tourism sector in Costa Rica and other countries will be gathering together in San Jose.
The event is being organized by the Costa Rican Association of Tourism Professionals (Acoprot) and will be held at the Aurola Holiday Inn Hotel, San Jose.It will feature the participation of international exhibitors who will speak on Sustainable Tourism Intelligence and employment in the tourism sector, among other things.
The hotel is immersed in 45 hectares of primary and secondary forest , at the foot of the majestic Arenal Volcano , which makes it a true oasis of peace, enriched by an exuberant vegetation and diverse fauna. Montaña de Fuego has become one of the most beautiful hotels in the area, with one of the most privileged panoramic views of the Arenal Volcano.
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Hotel Makanda by the Sea in Costa Rica announced that is has been chosen by the Elegant Small Hotels division of Lanier Publishing International Inc. for the prestigious honor of cover hotel for the 25th Silver Edition Guidebook.