San Jose, CR.- Costa Rican Tourism Minister Allan Flores, announces the 30th anniversary of the country’s most important tourism fair.Expotur, in mid-May, with a focus on extreme sports, adventure tours and visitors from emerging markets such as Russia and China, announced The Tico Times, the official news outlet for the event.
Tourism minister Flores made the announcement about the May 14-16 expo alongside the heads of the Costa Rican Association of Tourism Professionals, or ACOPROT, at a press conference last week.
The expo will allow invitees from 37 countries to speak directly with 290 Costa Rican tourism businesses that plan to attend the conference. The event will be held at the Wyndham San José Herradura Hotel & Convention Center, 5 kilometers south of the Juan Santamaría International Airport, outside the capital.
The minister went on to say that this year is especially exciting as the small Central American country looks to expand its notoriety to Russia, whose citizens now have no visa requirement, and the emerging market of Chinese tourists. Flores added that Costa Rica will continue to strengthen bonds with visitors from the United States, Canada, France and Germany.
Source: Tico Times