Costa Rica News – As of September 2016, foreign currency entering the country rose 16% over the previous year.
There are people coming for pleasure, business, healthcare and education.
Dollars from tourism income reached $3.624 billion, 16% more than in the same period of the year 2015.
25 clinics and hospitals offer services up to international standards to foreigners, according to the Costa Rican Chamber of Health.
One example is the famous CIMA hospital.
Regular tourism is still 64% of the visitors but 15% come for business, 13% for health and 8% for education.
There are hundreds of foreign students in the universities as well as language academies.