About Us

Who are we?

We are ADETUR, Empresa Accesoria y Desarrollo de Empresas de Turismo Ltda. (The Accessory and Development of Tourism Businesses). ADETUR (cedula jurídica #3-102-308795) was founded October 1, 2003 and is composed of three branches: Tour Agency, Accessory Services for tourism related businesses and INTERAMIGOS, an international exchange program.

Travel Agency:
This tour agency is under the Receptive Tourism and National Tourism Department of Costa Rica (Turismo Receptivo y de Turismo Nacional). We offer several travel packages, including: one day excursions, packages for families, honeymoons, groups, and fishing excursions.

Accessory Services:
• Representatives from companies within the tourism industry (hotels, restaurants, tour agencies, transportation companies, etc.)
• Marketing programs
• Personal Evaluation
• Financial Analysis
• Functional Analysis (personal attention to each client, the selling process and operations)
• High quality service
• Personal Development (workshops, seminars, speeches, etc).

INTERAMIGOS is an international exchange program that combines the experience of learning Spanish, living with a Costa Rican host family, and exploring Costa Rica. The program is for high school students, professionals, and retirees. High school students will have the opportunity to attend public or private high schools in order to continue their high school career and learn about the Costa Rican education system. Professionals and retirees can serve as volunteers doing community service projects or work as interns or advisors with a local business.

ADETUR is affiliated with the National Chamber of MIPYMES (Camara Nacional De Mipymes- Micro, Pequeña Y Mediana Empresa Turistica De Costa Rica/Micro, Small, and Médium Tourist Businesses of Costa Rica).

Luis Carlos Palazuelos Irusta, Lic. Sub-manager of Travel Agency and Executive Consultor. He has 25 years’ experience in the tourism industry of Costa Rica and Bolivia. He received his Masters of Tourism in Italy from the International School of Tourism Science, and his license from the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, in La Paz, Bolivia. Palazuelos is a member of ACOPROT (Asociación Costarricense de Profesionales en Turismo/Costa Rican Association of Tourism Professionals).

He is the ex-president of the Asociación de Guías Bolivianos/Association of Bolivian Guides and was a university professor in tourism, specializing in tour agencies at the Colegio Universitario de Cartago CUC, Costa Rica. Palazuelos is also the author of various articles in the tourism magazine Ultima Hora (Ultimate Hour), and of the book, Guiando Muy Cerca Del Cielo (Guiding Close to the Sky). asesorias@allcostaricaadventures.com

Ginnette Prado Cubillo, General Manager and Marketing Director, has 16 years’ experience in tourism. She graduated with a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in hospitality management from the Colegio Universitario de Cartago-Costa Rica. Prado also specialized in Hotel Improvement at the International School of Tourism Science, in Italy. She also attended a course in micro-enterprise tourism in Israel.
Prado is affiliated with ACOPROT (Asociación Costarricense de Profesionales en Turismo/Costa Rican Association of Tourism Professionals) and is president of CANAMET (Cámara Nacional de Microempresa Turística/ National Chamber of Microenterprise Tourism). info@allcostaricaadventures.com, reservas@allcostaricaadventures.com.
Ing. Wilfredo Prado Cubillo is Systems Engineer and Consultant for the Travel Agency.
Prado has 13 years’ experience as an electronic and systems engineer and attended the Hispano-American University in San José, Costa Rica.
Instructor de CISCO CCNA.

He has taught courses at the Interamerican University as a consultant for electronics and communications. wprado@allcostaricaadventures.com

Lic. Yamileth Prado Cubillo is the financial advisor for the Travel Agency
She worked for 15 years in business administration, focusing in finance. Her degree, Business Administration with an emphasis in Management and Decision Making, is from the Metropolitan University of Castro Carazo (UMCA) San José, Costa Rica

She is currently a law student at UMCA under the School of Professionals in Economic Sciences.

Cámara Nacional de Empresarios y Empresarias de la Micro y Pequeña Empresa Turística