Social Progress Index in Tourist Destinations of Costa Rica

Image: Taken from the UNWTO Knowledge Network website
Published: Monday, April 10th, 2017

The Costa Rica Star reports on how the Costa Rican President Solís was Named Special Ambassador for the UN Tourism Organization. The Tourism Minister said that the President was given the title of Ambassador because Costa Rica is using innovative tools/instruments such as the Social Progress Index.


“Tourism Minister Mauricio Ventura spoke of the importance of Costa Rica’s tourism development model that focuses on social, environmental, and economic concerns. These aspects are measured in the country’s Social Progress Index in Tourist Centers and the Sustainable Tourism Certification, both of which are instruments recognized by United Nations.”
Read the entire article on The Costa Rica Star website.