Tourist Projects Schedules Suspended

The Board of Directors of the Costa Rican Tourism Institute agreed to suspend the schedules for the execution of works, to all the companies that have a development permit in the Polo Turistico Golfo de Papagayo.

Monday, May 17, 2021

The measure was taken by the authorities to mitigate the effects caused in the tourism industry by the Covid-19 pandemic, informed representatives of the program that is administered by the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT).

With this resolution, all companies that have a permit for the development of activities in this area of Guanacaste, will not be obliged to comply with the schedule for the development of works of their projects until August 31, 2022.

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Henry Wong, executive director of the program, told that "... the agreement of the Board of Directors grants the possibility of suspending deadlines for execution and work schedules to all concessionaires of the Polo Turístico Golfo de Papagayo."

Wong specified that "... eight concessionaires processed modifications in the project deadlines as a result of the pandemic", being Monte del Barco y Goda, Grupo de Inversiones y Promociones El Almendro, La Casa Sin Nombre, Oceano Uno Cristal del Pacifico, Codohotel Loma Linda, Sun Vesta, Enjoy Hotel & Resorts, Aguas Pacificas Subterraneas and Inversiones Hoteleras Playa Pochote, the companies that carried out these actions.

The program consists of the concessionaires paying a fee for the use of the land and committing to develop tourism projects through a master plan.

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