Costa Rica recently hosted three days of Expotur, a major travel industry marketplace in Central America. The event, which ran from May 14-16 in San Jose, brought entrepreneurs from 37 countries and more than 300 tourism and hospitality businesses from the Central American region together. International participants and buyers learned about tourism products and services ranging from hotels and airlines to tour operators and major attractions.
Expotur is organized by the Costa Rican Association of Professionals in Tourism (ACOPROT) and sponsored by the Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT). The annual event provides opportunities for networking and business development through numerous seminars and exhibitions focused on a variety of niche markets including sustainable tourism, adventure, weddings and honeymoons, wellness tourism, meetings, incentives and conventions, corporate travel, educational tourism and active adult travel, among others.