Measuring the Success of Tourism – It’s not All in the Numbers
“Tourism acts like fire. If used right, it can change the world for the better. But if it gets out of control, its powers can be highly destructive.” Those are the wise words of Costas Christ, one of the world’s most renowned sustainable tourism consultants, shared in a meeting at National Geographic last month. His comments come at […]
Why we don’t fire our staff in low season!
Costa Rica has very pronounced tourism seasons. Christmas vacation through spring break is the high season with high occupancy (and rates) across the country. And then comes the low season (we like to call it the green season), and hotel occupancies drop sharply. This is especially true for Guanacaste that attracts more of a sun and beach […]