Leading Central American travel company Namu Travel Group specialises in personalised, boutique vacations to Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua. Here Breaking Travel News catches up with Rob Harper, director of business development to discuss the group’s recent re-brand.
The Costa Rica Tourist Board has officially presented Essential Costa Rica, the new country brand that Costa Rica will use to project its image internationally. The decision is part of a bid to attract more tourists and investors to the country, boost exports of home products and in particular technology, and differentiate itself from competitors.
A powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake has struck the western coast of Costa Rica, according to reports from the United States Geological Survey. The quake was centred about 38 miles south of Liberia, Costa Rica, at a depth of 11.8 miles.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its travel advice for Costa Rica following an increase in the number of missing tourists reported in the country. A total of eight foreigners - including one British national – are presently believed to have gone missing in the last two years, with some related to criminal activity.
An ecotourism pioneer, wild Costa Rica is a small piece of Central America spectacularly perched along the Continental Divide between the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean.