14 million in improvements for Manuel Antonio National Park

first_imgEnvironment Minister René Castro announced Wednesday that the Costa Rican government will invest $1.4 million in improving the popular tourist destination Manuel Antonio National Park, located in the Pacific province of Puntarenas.The funds are part of a $19 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank.Environment Vice Minister Ana Lorena Guevara said the funds will be used to make improvements to the infrastructure of the park – one of the most visited in Costa Rica – to better serve visitors, starting next year.In 2011, Manuel Antonio received some 318,000 tourists, according to the Costa Rican Tourism Board.During the announcement, officials from the Social Protection Council presented a lottery ticket for the Nov. 4 drawing, with a design made to commemorate the park’s 40th anniversary. Facebook Comments No related posts.last_img

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