Safe Tourists

The United States Embassy joined the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT), the National Tourist Security Council (CONSETUR), and the National Women Institute (INAMU) to create the Guide to Good Security Practices in Tourism Operations, a document that supports the work of tourism services operators on safety and security issues. These guides will contribute to enhancing ...
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Security Alert: Planned Protest Near Legislative Assembly and ICT- February 22

Location: San Jose, Costa Rica (21 February 2021) Event: Planned Protests – Monday, February 22nd The U.S. Embassy has received credible open-source information from social media sites indicating several municipalities plan to conduct a protest in front of the Legislative Assembly on Monday, February 22.  A specific time for the protest has not yet been announced.  According to ...
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A Hackathon for Tourist Security

San José, November 18, 2018 Students from CEDES Don Bosco formed the Vico team that won #DestinoSeguro Hackathon competition, an event sponsored by event that the U.S. Embassy, the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT), and Ideas en Accion in order to create a tech solution to Costa Rica’s security challenges. Throughout 30 continuous hours, software ...
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