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Costa Rica: Geotourism & Adventure Tourism STUDY ABROAD Info Session

Costa Rica: Geotourism & Adventure Tourism STUDY ABROAD Info Session

Date and Time

Thursday, November 16, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location

  • 111D DeVos Center, Pew Campus

Description

Are you interested in studying abroad in Cost Rica on the Geotourism & Adventure Tourism program? Attend this info session! 

About the program: 

San José, Costa Rica —   ¡Pura Vida!  Join us on an adventure through Costa Rica, the geo– and adventure tourism capital of Central America. During this program, we will participate in a variety of tourism experiences including rainforest hikes, white water rafting, and zip lining. We will explore tourism sites including Costa Rican National Parks, farm areas, cocoa plantations, museums and natural areas along the coasts of the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. We will also stay in a variety of accommodations, including luxury eco-lodges throughout the country, and share experiences with Costa Rica’s biodiversity and abundant wildlife.  We will participate in volunteer projects involving sea turtle conservation and mangrove forest restoration. Experience the culture and beauty of Costa Rica, and gain hands-on experience in the growing field of geo– and adventure tourism.


Highlights: 

· Engage in zip lining and white water rafting activities to gain a better understanding of Adventure Tourism

· Visit National Parks and Preserves to facilitate an understanding of Nature Tourism and wildlife conservation

· Explore museums and animal sanctuaries in the capital city of San Jose, to facilitate an understanding of history and conservation 

Information

gvsu.edu/studyabroad/search-details.htm?programId=7C881930-0A25-84B4-E3859079597A682E

Contact

Mark Gleason
Hospitality & Tourism
Management Department
284C Richard M. DeVos Center
616-331-8828
gleasonm@gvsu.edu
 
John Lipford
Hospitality & Tourism
Management Department
225C Richard M. DeVos Center
616-331-8827
lipfordj@gvsu.edu 

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