Costa Rica 2014: Record Tourism

Almost 70% of international arrivals by air corresponded to North American visitors, followed by Europe with 16.5% and South America with 6.9%.

Friday, January 23, 2015

From a statement issued by the Government of Costa Rica:

2014 was a momentous year for the tourism industry, in which all historical records of the country in tourism were exceeded . This is demonstrated by the data provided by the General Department of Immigration (DGME) which has been analyzed by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT).

Figures 2014

Costa Rica reported 2,526,817 international arrivals by all ports of entry, a growth of 4.1% compared to the previous year.

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