Costa Rica News – For the first time in the history of Costa Rica keeping tabs on its tourism numbers, the land of “Pura Vida” surpassed a million US tourists visiting the country.
This number was hit Friday and was celebrated in San Jose’s Juan Santamaria airport. A family from Washington with the last name Kratochvil was the celebratory 1,000,000th visitor of the year.
The improvement in the US economy has been a large factor in achieving this objective.
Tourism is a large part of the economy of Costa Rica and many businesses survive on tourism during high season.