Chambers and Associations of Costa Rica
Interbus is a company dedicated to tourist transportation in Costa Rica, participating actively in associations and chambers related to tourism; as well as programs that encourage the development of the sector.
Tourism Costa Rican Institute (ICT); Is the rector and leader of tourism institution in Costa Rica; It works to strengthen strategic engagement, development, promotion, national coordination, and strengthen the sustainable tourism as the main economic activity of the country; seeking to offer a pleasant stay to local and foreign tourists. www.visitcostarica.com
Tourism National Chamber (CANATUR); It is an organization without profit, with the fundamental aim of integrating the private tourism sector, supporting the sustainable development of the sector. It is composed of members representing the national tourism industry, Chambers and Associations of Costa Rica’s private tourist sector. www.canatur.org
Costa Rican Association of Tourist Operators (ACOT); It is a private, non-profit entity that brings together the most qualified tour operators companies in the country. Its purpose is the promotion and development of tour operators. www.acot.co.cr
Code of Conduct: Protection Against the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children; Paniamor Foundation fights for the rights of minors in our country. www.paniamor.org
Environmental Services Certificate (CSA); This certificate is awarded by FONAFIFO (Forestry Financing Fund of Costa Rica); The main objective is to finance small and medium producers; through credits or other mechanisms to promote forest management, reforestation, afforestation, forest nurseries, agroforestry systems, recovery of areas and technological changes for the exploitation and industrialization of forest resources. FONAFIFO captures financial resources for Payment for Environmental Services (PES), a direct impact on the protection and improvement of the environment. Accordance with Law No. 7575, www.fonafifo.go.cr