Why AIRBNB and UBER may not be a safe way to travel in Costa Rica

Traveling to Costa Rica and staying at an AIRBNB and taking an UBER may not be a safe decision. be A body was reportedly found Monday on the Costa Rican property where a Florida woman who recently disappeared was staying. A family is searching for answers after a Florida woman celebrating her birthday with her sister-in-law vanished last week in Costa Rica -- just hours before she was reportedly set to return to the United States.

Why AIRBNB and UBER may not be a safe way to travel in Costa Rica

Traveling to Costa Rica and staying at an AIRBNB and taking an UBER may not be a safe decision. be A body was reportedly found Monday on the Costa Rican property where a Florida woman who recently disappeared was staying. A family is searching for answers after a Florida woman celebrating her birthday with her sister-in-law vanished last week in Costa Rica — just hours before she was reportedly set to return to the United States.

A body was discovered at the back of an Airbnb location where Carla Stefaniak, of Miami, had been staying while celebrating her 36th birthday, according to the Costa Rica Judicial Investigation Department.

Author: Juergen T Steinmetz

Juergen Thomas Steinmetz has continuously worked in the travel and tourism industry since he was a teenager in Germany (1979), beginning as a travel agent up through today as a publisher of eTurboNews (eTN), one of the world’s most influential and most-read travel and tourism publications. He is also Chairman of ICTP. His experiences include working and collaborating with various national tourism offices and non-governmental organizations, as well as private and non-profit organizations, and in planning, implementing, and quality control of a range of travel and tourism-related activities and programs, including tourism policies and legislation. His major strengths include a vast knowledge of travel and tourism from the point of view of a successful private enterprise owner, superb networking skills, strong leadership, excellent communication skills, strong team player, attention to detail, dutiful respect for compliance in all regulated environments, and advisory skills in both political and non-political arenas with respect to tourism programs, policies, and legislation. He has a thorough knowledge of current industry practices and trends and is a computer and Internet junkie.

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