COSTA RICA  : A destination for sustainable hotel developments
<ul><ul><li>Private, non profit, apolitical organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Founded in 1982 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
Market Opportunities
Tourism Industry
Planning Units Source: Costa Rica Tourism Board
Tourist Arrivals* Projected tourist arrivals, 2012: 2.3 M * Real numbers up to 2005, the rest are projections. The project...
Costa Rica  International Tourist Arrivals 1997-2005 Source: Costa Rica Tourism Board Year Number of tourists
International tourist arrivals per month  1999-2005 Source: Costa Rica Tourism Board
International Tourist Arrivals 2006
Number of tourists per region 2002-2005
Tourist arrivals by region Source: Costa Rica Tourism Board
$167.8 Total average daily spending (2004) USA average daily spending (2004) $161.7 Development Opportunities   13 nights ...
Offer of rooms with Tourism Declaratory - by Province and category -
Variation of  tourist arrivals & room growth Source: Costa Rica Tourism Board
Competitive Costs
Construction Costs <ul><li>Construction cost per square meter:   </li></ul><ul><li>- US$700 to US$1200 </li></ul><ul><li>C...
Infrastructure
Local and International Airports Source: DGAC. Nov/04/www.maptak.com
Road Network and Ports <ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Road network of 35,705 km/  22,186 miles </li></ul><...
Electrical Service Coverage Countries Source: World Bank Percentage
Internet Coverage (per 1000 people) Countries Percentage
Competitive Advantages
<ul><ul><li>More than 100 years of democracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No army since 1948.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eq...
Political Stability
  Human Resource <ul><li>Population to July, 2006:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4.3 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>15 to 35 ...
<ul><li>Life expectancy: 78.73 years  </li></ul><ul><li>Access to telephone service:  92% </li></ul><ul><li>Percentage of ...
  Competitive Tourism Cluster Source: Tourism in Costa Rica, INCAE, 2002
GOLF Source: ANAGOLF, Golf courses 19,302 Golf Tourist/Year 1,500 Members ANAGOLF Rates: $40-$160 12 Golf Courses & 4 proj...
MARINAS 55,949 Sport fishing tourists 960-1080 boats/year Prices: $27 - $47 per Sq.Ft./Month Source: CIMAT, MOPT, Marina L...
www.cinde.org CINDE Costa Rica Tel: (506) 201-2800 [email_address] CINDE New York Phone: (212) 997-9662 [email_address] To...
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  • The Costa Rica Tourism Board, in its National Plan for Sustainable Tourism Development 2002-2012 has divided the country in 10 Planning Units.
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    1. 1. COSTA RICA : A destination for sustainable hotel developments
    2. 2. <ul><ul><li>Private, non profit, apolitical organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Founded in 1982 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Declared of public interest in 1984 </li></ul></ul>COSTA RICAN INVESTMENT PROMOTION AGENCY <ul><li>Services </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Establishment </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment </li></ul><ul><li>Post-Establishment </li></ul>
    3. 3. Market Opportunities
    4. 4. Tourism Industry
    5. 5. Planning Units Source: Costa Rica Tourism Board
    6. 6. Tourist Arrivals* Projected tourist arrivals, 2012: 2.3 M * Real numbers up to 2005, the rest are projections. The projections for 2005 were exceeded . Source: Costa Rica Tourism Board 45% US, 2005 14% Europe , 2005
    7. 7. Costa Rica International Tourist Arrivals 1997-2005 Source: Costa Rica Tourism Board Year Number of tourists
    8. 8. International tourist arrivals per month 1999-2005 Source: Costa Rica Tourism Board
    9. 9. International Tourist Arrivals 2006
    10. 10. Number of tourists per region 2002-2005
    11. 11. Tourist arrivals by region Source: Costa Rica Tourism Board
    12. 12. $167.8 Total average daily spending (2004) USA average daily spending (2004) $161.7 Development Opportunities 13 nights ( Average stay, 2006) Source: Costa Rica Tourism Board
    13. 13. Offer of rooms with Tourism Declaratory - by Province and category -
    14. 14. Variation of tourist arrivals & room growth Source: Costa Rica Tourism Board
    15. 15. Competitive Costs
    16. 16. Construction Costs <ul><li>Construction cost per square meter: </li></ul><ul><li>- US$700 to US$1200 </li></ul><ul><li>Construction cost per room : </li></ul><ul><li>- US$30,000 to US$120,000, or more </li></ul><ul><li>Land: </li></ul><ul><li>- Depends on size and location </li></ul><ul><li>Residential (Villas): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>US$365 to US$2000 /m2 </li></ul></ul>Note: Without fixtures and equipment, design or land. Hotels with 80-120 rooms, Construction time( 7-12 months) Source: G á lvez & Volio, 2005/Brisa Real Estate
    17. 17. Infrastructure
    18. 18. Local and International Airports Source: DGAC. Nov/04/www.maptak.com
    19. 19. Road Network and Ports <ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Road network of 35,705 km/ 22,186 miles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Ports on both coasts (Pacific and Atlantic) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- 24 international shipping companies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Main international airport is 10 minutes from San José </li></ul></ul>Source: Maptak.com
    20. 20. Electrical Service Coverage Countries Source: World Bank Percentage
    21. 21. Internet Coverage (per 1000 people) Countries Percentage
    22. 22. Competitive Advantages
    23. 23. <ul><ul><li>More than 100 years of democracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No army since 1948. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equal conditions for Costa Ricans and foreigners, by Constitution. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal guaranties, predictability and economic liberty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Political, economic and social stability . </li></ul></ul>Country Strengths
    24. 24. Political Stability
    25. 25. Human Resource <ul><li>Population to July, 2006: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4.3 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>15 to 35 years old: 34.2% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Labor Force, 2006: 1,8 million </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unemployment, July 2006: 6.6% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Universal Healthcare and Education systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pillars of the national stability and development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Literacy Rate: 95.6% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Educational infrastructure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>488 High Schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>89 Technical Schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>52 Private & 4 Public Universities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 Universities have a Major in Tourism </li></ul></ul>
    26. 26. <ul><li>Life expectancy: 78.73 years </li></ul><ul><li>Access to telephone service: 92% </li></ul><ul><li>Percentage of dwellings with electricity: 97.07% </li></ul><ul><li>Health-Care Public Services Coverage: 98,3% </li></ul><ul><li>Percentage of sewage coverage 60% </li></ul><ul><li>Infant mortality very similar to those of developed countries: 9,19 death per each 1000 born alive. </li></ul> Human Resource
    27. 27. Competitive Tourism Cluster Source: Tourism in Costa Rica, INCAE, 2002
    28. 28. GOLF Source: ANAGOLF, Golf courses 19,302 Golf Tourist/Year 1,500 Members ANAGOLF Rates: $40-$160 12 Golf Courses & 4 projects
    29. 29. MARINAS 55,949 Sport fishing tourists 960-1080 boats/year Prices: $27 - $47 per Sq.Ft./Month Source: CIMAT, MOPT, Marina Los Sueños
    30. 30. www.cinde.org CINDE Costa Rica Tel: (506) 201-2800 [email_address] CINDE New York Phone: (212) 997-9662 [email_address] Toll Free: 1 (866) 577- 4783

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