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Why Costa Rica for meetings and incentive travel?

Costa Rica represents an excellent alternative for planning meetings and incentive travel. We offer a wide array of attractions for visitors and a tourist sector that is renowned for its creativity and professionalism. Numerous testimonials speak to the excellent results that have been obtained by events held in our country. We would like to share some of the most important reasons to consider us as a destination for your next meeting or incentive trip: connectivity, a strategic location, excellent infrastructure, well-being and quality, experience, a high educational level, sustainability and a diversity of activities.


8 reasons to choose Costa Rica

 

Costa Rica is situated in Central America, to the south of Nicaragua and north of Panama. The country has two major international airports: Juan Santamaría International Airport, close to the capital of San José, and Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport in the country’s northwestern Guanacaste province.

Reaching Costa Rica is a breeze from the main cities in Latin America, North America, and Europe, with twenty-nine airlines offering more than 500 flights weekly. In addition, numerous daily flights connect Juan Santamaría International Airport with the nearby hub of the Americas, Panama City’s Tocumén International Airport.

 


Costa Rica is situated in sunny Central America, with a variable and highly pleasant climate year-round. Temperatures range from 70-80°F (21-26ºC).



Number of hotels rooms

  • Guanacaste: 6,900
  • Central Pacific: 2,200
  • Central Valley: 8,300

Capacity of the largest conference hall

  • Guanacaste: 800
  • Central Pacific: 340
  • Central Valley (Costa Rica Convention Center): 3,000


 

An evaluation of the country’s public sanitation system ranked it seventh in the world in terms of its quality, as well as the best in Latin America.

 

Costa Rica has set the bar at the international level as a destination for organizing meetings and incentive travel.

 


Costa Rica’s educational system has a major digital emphasis, with 90% of schools and educational institutions currently offering access to digital technology. Some 44% of the population has studied at the post-secondary level.



Costa Rica is a world leader in clean energy production and practically free of fossil fuels.

  • The country runs on green electricity for 99% of the year.
  • Taxes on fossil fuels help protect Costa Rica’s forests.
  • Protected areas cover 25% of the nation’s territory.
  • According to the Happy Planet Index, Costa Rica was the happiest and most sustainable country on the planet in 2009, 2012, 2015 and 2016
  • The country has set itself the goal of being carbon-neutral by 2021



The country’s geographical diversity offers visitors a little bit of everything, from mountain chains and active volcanoes to gorgeous beaches on its Pacific and Caribbean coasts. This incredible geography creates a wide array of microclimates, meaning that there is always more to discover. With so many sights to behold, Costa Rica offers a rich experience for your meeting or incentive travel.


 

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Congreso Latinoamericano de Cirugía Endoscópica -ALACE-

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Congreso Iberoamericano de Informática Educativa & Discapacidades -CIED-

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Latin American Congress on Epilepsy -LACE-

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Congreso Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Ingeniería Agrícola -CLIA-

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Congreso Latinoamericano para el Desarrollo de la Lectura
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