Costa Rica tourism fair draws hundreds of travel companies

Expotur, Costa Rica's leading tourism fair, will be attended by 219 representatives of 140 companies from the North and South America, Europe and Israel, the Costa Rican Association of Tourism Professionals (Acoprot) reported.

Friday, May 9, 2008

Acropot Lizama, the Acoprot president, said that 270 companies from Costa Rica and the rest of Central America would also be represented at the event, which runs from May 13 through 15.
María Amalia Revelo, deputy manager of the Costa Rican Tourism Institute, said she was particularly heartened by plans for a big attendance of Latin American companies. As fuel prices continue to rise, tourists are increasingly looking to destinations that are closer to home, she added.

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Local hotels, adventure tour companies and transportation services filled several rooms at the Ramada Plaza Herradura conference center in Cariari, a northwestern San José suburb, yesterday for the first day of EXPOTUR.

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