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Support local economies through rural tourism

*** Note: Updated July 2018. This post was originally published in March 2016 and has been completely revamped for accuracy and comprehensiveness Supporting local economies is one of the goals of sustainable travel. However, since 1980 -1990 Costa Rica has been adopting a model of development, called: Rural Tourism. Sustainability. Is a trend. a good… Read more about Support local economies through rural tourism

National Parks in Costa Rica: See how easily you can impact nature and people

The nationals parks in Costa Rica conserve the best of the nation’s natural and cultural heritage. According to the National Parks Guide, we have in our forest: 221 mammals, 830 bird species, 150 amphibians, 215 reptiles and 1080 salt and freshwater fishes. Around 366,000 arthropods also 10,000 species of vascular plants identified. (National Parks Guide, 2002)… Read more about National Parks in Costa Rica: See how easily you can impact nature and people

What everyone ought to know about ecotourism in Costa Rica

Is “ecotourism” or “sustainable tourism” just another buzzword??  Does every destination in Costa Rica do ecotourism? In 2017, the World Tourism Board (UNWTO) celebrated the “International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development”  #IY2017. Also, the international campaign  “Travel, Enjoy and Respect” promoted actions that should be taken by travelers around the globe. The  UNWTO did this… Read more about What everyone ought to know about ecotourism in Costa Rica