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Top hotels in Costa Rica: W Hotel open its doors in Guanacaste

Top hotels in Costa Rica: W Hotel open its doors in Guanacaste


Written by MJ Blanco
December 6, 2018


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Costa Rica hotels awarded by Condé Nast Traveller

Costa Rica hotels awarded by Condé Nast Traveller


Written by MJ Blanco
November 27, 2018

The plenty of varied and high-quality accommodations in Costa Rica enable guests to experience the country during their vacations in any way they wish. It does not matter what sort of accommodati


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La Fortuna Costa Rica: Arenal is a place you cannot ignore anymore

La Fortuna Costa Rica: Arenal is a place you cannot ignore anymore


Written by MJ Blanco
November 13, 2018

La Fortuna de San Carlos in Costa Rica is the best destination in the world for travel experiences, according to the famous TripAdvisor platform.


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Lance Armstrong in Costa Rica for the toughest mountain bike race

Lance Armstrong in Costa Rica for the toughest mountain bike race


Written by MJ Blanco
November 4, 2018

The American Lance Armstrong was present in what is considered the toughest mountain bike race in the world, here in Costa Rica.   The Ruta de los Conquistadores 2018 (Route of the Conquerors) started on Thursday at Jacó beach and ended this Saturday at Playa Bonita de Limón, with a total length of 226 km in the middle of all types of land and landscapes. Former professional


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Costa Rica birdwatching: Bird Challenge positions the destination

Costa Rica birdwatching: Bird Challenge positions the destination


Written by MJ Blanco
October 17, 2018

With 900 species and unique places the Bird Challenge positioned Costa Rica as a destination for bird watchers from the USA, Sweden, Canada and the Netherlands.


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Costa Rica hotels: Planet Hollywood Beach Resort opens its doors

Costa Rica hotels: Planet Hollywood Beach Resort opens its doors


Written by MJ Blanco
October 5, 2018

The first hotel of the Planet Hollywood franchise opened its doors this week in Playa Manzanillo, Peninsula de Papagayo in the well-known province of Guanacaste


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Costa Rica rafting: “ticos” looking for a place to the World Rafting Championship

Costa Rica rafting: “ticos” looking for a place to the World Rafting Championship


Written by MJ Blanco
October 3, 2018

Rafting is one of the Costa Rica tours that has increased its popularity among locals and foreigners willing to enjoy nature and have an adrenaline rush!


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Costa Rica hotels: Gran Hotel Costa Rica Curio Collection by Hilton

Costa Rica hotels: Gran Hotel Costa Rica Curio Collection by Hilton


Written by MJ Blanco
July 26, 2018

Located in San Jose downtown in front of the National Theater, Gran Hotel Costa Rica is part of the global curio collection of unique hotels, representing the 16th Hilton property in Central America.


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Costa Rica Tours: What to do during your vacations?

Costa Rica Tours: What to do during your vacations?


Written by MJ Blanco
July 26, 2018

One day tours in Costa Rica are as diverse as the country is. You can enjoy both, adventurous tours and tranquil activities that will make the most of your travel holidays. Discover them here!


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Costa Rica sports: Second edition of Ironman Costa Rica was held this Sunday

Costa Rica sports: Second edition of Ironman Costa Rica was held this Sunday


Written by MJ Blanco
June 26, 2018

Costa Rica is gaining great reputation among sport lovers and athletes of different disciplines, which consider that the country has the ideal conditions to practice sports and develop high quality ra


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Costa Rica travel: More people coming for sports tourism!

Costa Rica travel: More people coming for sports tourism!


Written by MJ Blanco
June 15, 2018

Costa Rica increased the offer of competitions and events that attract sports' lovers from all over the world. Sports tourism is now gaining strength here!


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Sarapiquí Costa Rica Travel Guide

Sarapiquí Costa Rica Travel Guide


Written by MJ Blanco
June 8, 2018

The town of Sarapiqui is the largest county of the province of Heredia. Sarapiqui covers over the 85% of Heredia’s total area. Located in the northeastern region of the country and bordered


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Costa Rica is awarded as the international destination of the year

Costa Rica is awarded as the international destination of the year


Written by MJ Blanco
May 11, 2018

Condé Nast Traveler magazine nominated 25 international destinations in the Gold List 2018 and Costa Rica received the recognition of the public to the best international destination


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Why do you need to have vacations in Costa Rica?

Why do you need to have vacations in Costa Rica?


Written by MJ Blanco
May 8, 2018

When you decide to travel it is important to considering different things like the driving distances between places, the different and varied lodging options, tourist attractions, history, m


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Festival will strengthen Costa Rica as a destination for lesbian tourism 2019

Festival will strengthen Costa Rica as a destination for lesbian tourism 2019


Written by MJ Blanco
May 5, 2018

It is expected that 2 thousand women will concentrate in the country next year for the Ella festival, opening this way even more the LGTBI tourism market in the destination


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Costa Rica golf: a date of the PGA Tour Latin America will be held here

Costa Rica golf: a date of the PGA Tour Latin America will be held here


Written by MJ Blanco
May 4, 2018

The country will be the scenario for the Essential Costa Rica Classic. The recognized golf tournament will have part of the dates here in Costa Rica in Reserva Conchal, Guanacaste this May


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Gran Fondo New York will be held for the first time in Costa Rica

Gran Fondo New York will be held for the first time in Costa Rica


Written by MJ Blanco
April 22, 2018

Sport and bike lovers will be reunited this Sunday in the first edition of this massive and well-known event, to be held in La Fortuna Costa Rica this April


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Complete guide on how & where to see Sloths in Costa Rica

Complete guide on how & where to see Sloths in Costa Rica


Written by MJ Blanco
April 12, 2018

Sloths are found almost everywhere in Costa Rica are a well-known part of the country's wildlife. These creatures steal the heart of everyone who sees them, and visitors love that


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Costa Rica airports: New direct flight will start in April

Costa Rica airports: New direct flight will start in April


Written by MJ Blanco
April 6, 2018

A new direct flight to Europe, to Lisbon, Portugal, made by an airline belonging to the Barceló Business Group, will connect Costa Rica with the Old Continent


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Costa Rica Convention Center in Heredia was finally inaugurated

Costa Rica Convention Center in Heredia was finally inaugurated


Written by MJ Blanco
April 6, 2018

The National Center for Congresses and Conventions had its opening in a special event with the presence of the President of the Republic and the Tourism Minister


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Costa Rican satellite launched in space aboard a Falcon 9 of SpaceX company

Costa Rican satellite launched in space aboard a Falcon 9 of SpaceX company


Written by MJ Blanco
April 3, 2018

The satellite passed all the tests and the Japanese Agency of Aerospace Exploration was in charge of taking it to space aboard a Falcon 9 of the US company SpaceX.


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Travel Excellence in 4th Global Forum of Business for Gender Equality

Travel Excellence in 4th Global Forum of Business for Gender Equality


Written by MJ Blanco
March 18, 2018

As part of Travel Excellence’s commitment with the gender equality and also as part of the experience the company have in this topic


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Costa Rica Cruises: 2019 Central America Cruise Summit will be here

Costa Rica Cruises: 2019 Central America Cruise Summit will be here


Written by MJ Blanco
March 13, 2018

The ICT participated in the Seatrade Cruise Global, the most important cruises’ workshop of the world, from March 6th-8th in Fort Lauderdale, United States. 


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Nosara & Samara Costa Rica Travel Guide

Nosara & Samara Costa Rica Travel Guide


Written by Travel Excellence
March 1, 2018

Nosara and Samara are known as some of the best surfing beaches in Costa Rica, however it is not only about surf; these are natural and beautiful areas off the beaten track.


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Tambor, Montezuma, Malpais & Santa Teresa Costa Rica Travel Guide

Tambor, Montezuma, Malpais & Santa Teresa Costa Rica Travel Guide


Written by Travel Excellence
March 1, 2018

Have you ever heard that Costa Rica is a perfect surfing spot? Do you know that there are top beaches in Costa Rica? If you are planning your next trip, take a look to this travel guide


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Travel Excellence in Regional Conference of gender equality

Travel Excellence in Regional Conference of gender equality


Written by MJ Blanco
February 9, 2018

Regional Conference "Equal pay between men and women for more prosperous and inclusive economies" was held in Panama last week and Travel Excellence was there.


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Costa Rican hotel enters the prestigious association Relais & Châteaux

Costa Rican hotel enters the prestigious association Relais & Châteaux


Written by MJ Blanco
January 30, 2018

The Association brings together world class hotels and restaurants. This means that is a great recognition for the Costa Rican hotel and an opportunity to be internationally recognized.


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Costa Rica received world recognition during Fitur 2018

Costa Rica received world recognition during Fitur 2018


Written by MJ Blanco
January 22, 2018

The country’s new identity "Costa Rica, my choice, naturally” continues to position in the world. In this occasion, the opportunity took place in Spain, during Fitur. 


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South American airline Latam inaugurates flights to Costa Rica

South American airline Latam inaugurates flights to Costa Rica


Written by María José Blanco
January 15, 2018

Company will flight from San Jose to Lima three times a week strengthening the traffic of our Costa Rica airports and offering new opportunities to travel


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San Gerardo de Dota Costa Rica Travel Guide

San Gerardo de Dota Costa Rica Travel Guide


Written by Travel Excellence
December 26, 2017

San Gerardo de Dota Costa Rica is one of the smallest spots in the Central American beautiful country, an unparalleled area to rest, relax and be off the beaten track.


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Costa Rica Reaches Global Positioning as a Reference in Sustainable Tourism

Costa Rica Reaches Global Positioning as a Reference in Sustainable Tourism


Written by MJ Blanco
December 26, 2017

The UN concluded the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development in Geneva, Switzerland and Costa Rica reaches a great position due to its efforts.


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Two must-visit Costa Rica hotels with worldwide recognition

Two must-visit Costa Rica hotels with worldwide recognition


Written by MJ Blanco
November 15, 2017

Costa Rica has a lot to offer to its visitors, proof of this are the international recognitions given to some of its most prestigious hotels. Here two of them.


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Costa Rica airports: KLM flights to Costa Rica are offered twice a week

Costa Rica airports: KLM flights to Costa Rica are offered twice a week


Written by MJ Blanco
November 9, 2017

KLM now flies twice a week to the main Costa Rica airports, on Tuesdays and Thursdays since last October 31 with the most modern aircraft in its fleet, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner


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Dominical & Uvita Costa Rica Travel Guide

Dominical & Uvita Costa Rica Travel Guide


Written by Travel Excellence
November 3, 2017

Have you ever heard about the whale tail that can be seen from the air? Maybe the annual whale festival?  Well, we will tell you a little bit about this amazing spot. This is a natural place, not


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Turrialba Costa Rica Travel Guide

Turrialba Costa Rica Travel Guide


Written by Travel Excellence
October 28, 2017

Turrialba is a small beautiful valley, an authentic and nice place to be off the beaten track. This is a perfect run off for adventurous tourists, a village surrounded by rivers and mountains, rural,


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Costa Rica coffee consolidated as a leader in the transformation of a sustainable coffee

Costa Rica coffee consolidated as a leader in the transformation of a sustainable coffee


Written by MJ Blanco
October 24, 2017

As part of efforts to achieve the goal of becoming a carbon neutral country in 2021 and to comply with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, Costa Rica has made significant progress towards the conso


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Southern Caribbean - Puerto Viejo, Manzanillo, Cahuita

Southern Caribbean - Puerto Viejo, Manzanillo, Cahuita


Written by Travel Excellence
October 21, 2017

The South Caribbean region is a place that people must visit when coming to Costa Rica, this is the home of the Afro Caribbean culture, is a site where you can taste delicious, unique and different fo


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PLANET, PEOPLE, PEACE: 6th. International Conference on Sustainable Tourism was held in Costa Rica

PLANET, PEOPLE, PEACE: 6th. International Conference on Sustainable Tourism was held in Costa Rica


Written by MJ Blanco
October 19, 2017

The P3 Conference: Planet, People, Peace is the only international event that Costa Rica offers to the world in the field of sustainable tourism. 


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Costa Rica, host country of the Pan American Kayak Championship

Costa Rica, host country of the Pan American Kayak Championship


Written by MJ Blanco
October 18, 2017

Costa Rica is the host country of the Pan American Canoe Slalom Championship (obstacles in river), organized by the Costa Rican Kayak and Canoeing Federation (Fecokac, due to its name in Spanish).


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The first edition of Trans Costa Rica 2017 successfully concluded

The first edition of Trans Costa Rica 2017 successfully concluded


Written by MJ Blanco
October 2, 2017

This Thursday, September 28th, the mountain biking event everyone was talking about in Costa Rica started. Trans Costa Rica was a demanding race in terms of mileage


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Tamarindo Beach will host more than 3200 athletes this Saturday

Tamarindo Beach will host more than 3200 athletes this Saturday


Written by MJ Blanco
September 15, 2017

One of the most anticipated events of the Costa Rica’s athletics calendar will take place at dawn this Saturday: the Tamarindo Beach Marathon.  With a record participation in the distance o


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Travel Excellence became today the first company to achieve the Gender Equality Mark in Costa Rica

Travel Excellence became today the first company to achieve the Gender Equality Mark in Costa Rica


Written by Travel Excellence
August 25, 2017

The implementation of a fairer and more dignified conditions for women working in our company led us to be the first company in Costa Rica to be certified with the Mark of Gender Equality. Wit


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Tamarindo Costa Rica Travel Guide

Tamarindo Costa Rica Travel Guide


Written by Travel Excellence
August 1, 2017

Tamarindo is one of the nicest Pacific West Coast beaches, located at the second largest province of the northwest area of Costa Rica, Guanacaste.


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Tortuguero Costa Rica Travel Guide

Tortuguero Costa Rica Travel Guide


Written by Travel Excellence
July 28, 2017

Tortuguero, in the Northern Caribbean of Costa Rica, flourished because of the National Park of the same name, established in the early 1970’s.


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Costa Rica Hotels Travel Guide

Costa Rica Hotels Travel Guide


Written by Travel Excellence
July 18, 2017

Costa Rica's assorted accommodations enable guests to experience the country any way they wish. At Travel Excellence, we are proud to offer an extensive selection of Costa Rica hotels


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Jaco Costa Rica Travel Guide

Jaco Costa Rica Travel Guide


Written by Travel Excellence
June 18, 2017

Jaco Costa Rica Travel Guide will give you a glimpse of this town of contrasts that through the years has become a popular destination for local and foreign surfers lured by its waves and families loo


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Monteverde Costa Rica Travel Guide

Monteverde Costa Rica Travel Guide


Written by Travel Excellence
June 16, 2017

The town of Monteverde, up in the mountains, overlooks the Gulf of Nicoya in the province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica.  Its lush green scenery, cool weather, history and biodiversity all make it a


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IRONMAN® 70.3® Costa Rica to be held for the first time this June 2017

IRONMAN® 70.3® Costa Rica to be held for the first time this June 2017


Written by MJ Blanco
June 16, 2017

Finishing details cause the big day is coming! ... So are all the public and private companies involved in this worldwide recognized event the first IRONMAN® 70.3® Costa Rica


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Positioning of Costa Rica as a Destination for Tourism Investment

Positioning of Costa Rica as a Destination for Tourism Investment


Written by MJ Blanco
June 9, 2017

Costa Rica Tourism Board brought together Spanish tourism entrepreneurs of the highest level to present Costa Rica as an ideal destination for tourism investment. This activity was carried out in the


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ICT invests $1.8 million in New Global Tourist Identity:

ICT invests $1.8 million in New Global Tourist Identity: "Costa Rica: My Choice, Naturally"


Written by MJ Blanco
June 2, 2017

For the first time in history, the Costa Rica Tourism Board has established an alliance with the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and CNN International, a world leader in news and one


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