Tourist Arrivals Grew 4% up to June 2019

During the first half of the year, 1.73 million visitors arrived in Costa Rica, a figure 3.9% higher than that reported in the same period in 2018, behavior that is explained by the rise in the arrival of tourists from North America.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Figures from the Costa Rican Tourism Institute specify that only during June of this year, the arrival of 249 thousand visitors was registered, 11% more than those reported in the same month of 2018.

According to the report, in the first half of 2019, the number of tourists from Canada, the United States and Mexico, totaled 959,000, equivalent to a 5% increase over the period from January to June 2018.

In the case of visitors from Central American countries, the number of tourists totaled 365,000 for the months concerned this year, an amount that exceeds 3.4% recorded in the first half of 2018.

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