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Costa Rica’s Solis named UN ambassador on tourism

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The General Assembly of the United Nations declared 2017 as the “International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development,” and elected the President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis, as special ambassador for the activity.

Taleb Rifai, secretary general of the World Tourism Organization, said the recognition was given because of Costa Rica’s unequaled commitment to sustainable development.

Source: The Costa Rica Star