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Nov 3rd, 2010

Eco Vacations Costa Rica, member of the National Camber of Tourism


Created in 1974 the National Chamber of Tourism (CANATUR for its name in Spanish Camara Costarricense de Turismo) is a non-profit organization with the main goal of integrating the Costa Rica Tourism initiative.

CANATUR is the leading entity of Costa Rican tourist organizations that brings together the highest hierarchy of the chambers and associations. There members represent the national tourism industry, and it represents the entire business sector. Due to all this, CANATUR is one of the civil society organizations with greatest prominence within the national area.

The main objectives of CANATUR are unifying the criteria of the different entities through dialogue and agreements, in order to define a single position of the business sector. Represent the Costa Rican Tourism industry before the Supreme Powers of the Republic and the different national instances.

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In order to provide our customers with a better service, and a guarantee of credibility from this present month of November 2010 Eco Vacations Costa Rica, is an active member of the Costa Rica National Chamber of Tourism.

Eco Vacations Costa Rica offers you the best Costa Rica Vacation, at a reasonable price and the most important… with a different perspective, a Natural Perspective



Costa Rica will host the 2011 World Rafting Championships Oct 5 - 10, 2011


It is fact… The International Rafting Federation (IRF) confirmed on September 29th, 2010 on its web site that the 2011 World Rafting Championships will be in Costa Rica. The event will be held from 5 to October 10 next year and will take place on the Pacuare River (considered one of the best 10 rivers for this extreme sport in the world), and more than 25 countries will be part of this competition.



"This high-profile international competition puts Costa Rica in an advantageous position to show its fauna and flora around the world," said Tourism Minister Carlos Ricardo Benavides.

This is the second time that Costa Rica is chosen to host World Rafting Championships, the first time was in 1998, a year after the founding of the Federation. Since 2000, this sporting event takes place every two years.

The country was chosen over Italy and Australia, the two other major candidates to host the most important event of the discipline of adventure.


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