Elizabeth Cardoso

Tell me about yourself and your experience in the travel industry?

Currently living in Costa Rica & truly enjoying my time here.  I have been working in marketing & sales within the travel industry for 6+ years – everything from educational & group travel to all inclusive vacation packaging.  I speak Portuguese & English fluently…oh & I speak basic Spanish now as well!.


What is your position at Rain Forest Tours?

Marketing Consultant

Tell me about your job and how long have you been with the company?

I’m fairly new to the team but will tell you that everyone here is very welcoming & they make you feel like a part of the family from day one.  My job involves analyzing the business & looking for new marketing opportunities.  Working closely with the webmaster on any website updates, banners, etc.  Also creating & managing the Rain Forest Tours newsletter.  If you are not part of our email list, please visit our home page & sign up today to start receiving our travel newsletter packed with fabulous information on Costa Rica!

What do you love most about your job?

I have always had a passion for travel therefore I truly enjoy working in the industry.  It’s great to be part of a wonderful & smart team who are dedicated in making every client have a memorable vacation to Costa Rica.

What do you love most about Costa Rica, what makes this destination special?

Costa Rica is a special & unique place & you see that upon your arrival. The wonderful people & the natural beauty of the country make it a magical place to visit.  If you are looking for a change & to get away from life’s daily stresses, Costa Rica is the place! I loved it so much, I moved here from the States!  If you are thinking of moving, we offer wonderful real estate tours :)

What travel advice do you have for our clients on Costa Rica?

Listen to the advice of your Travel Agent at Rain Forest Tours!  They really do give you the best options for your stay here & will do everything they can to keep you safe & happy on your travels to Costa Rica.

What's your favorite Costa Rican dish?

Well, Gallo Pinto of course!  It’s the national dish of Costa Rica.  There are many variations, but at its most basic, it is composed of pre-cooked rice & beans fried together with spices such as onion, peppers & cilantro.

What's your favorite tourist attraction in all of Costa Rica?

I enjoy spending time down in Golfito/Playa Zancudo area. It’s very beautiful and tranquil.