Meet the Team


Meet Julio Cesar Calvo the Founder of Essence Of Costa Rica!!


Julio is President and Founder of the Costa Rica Diverse Chamber of Commerce  with more than 18 years of experience in the tourism industry in Costa Rica, he is also the founder of the Travel Agency Specialized in LGBTI tourism to Costa Rica.


His main goal in a personal level is to help others to feel equal in the society at a economic and social level. As of now from his work on the chamber of Commerce he is developing a strategy to help understand other tourism companies the importance of stop discrimination within this companies and to developing tools to achieve equality in day to day business.


Meet Tiffany Richards a Founding Member and Marketing Coordinator!

Tiffany has been a part of the travel industry for more than 20 years; working in hotels, airlines and the last few years building her own travel agency.


With her Gypsy Soul and love of event planning she is the perfect fit for Essence of Costa Rica.