An app(lication) with warnings and safety tips for tourists would be ready in December, at the beginning of the peak tourist season, reported Friday the Tourism Board – the Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT)
The application will have geolocation to alert the user about the dangers according to where they are, explained the Minister of Tourism, María Amalia Revelo.
Revelo said that it will also work to provide tourists with tips on renting a car and “how to safely leave their valuables in the hotel.”
Once active, the app can be used to receive warnings of security risks, including dangerous currents on the beaches, information from embassies and links to applications on earthquakes and websites such as the national weather service.
“The updates and improvements will be implemented throughout