Why Resorts Are Racist Garbage

Lisa Martens
ZORA
Published in
3 min readMar 24, 2023

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Photo by Cory Bjork on Unsplash

I know an American woman who wanted to come to Costa Rica and stay at a resort. Since she has three kids, it made sense: No cooking, no cleaning, and no taxis. Just beach and sunshine.

She’s also Latina, and after a night there, she started to notice something.

White guests received more attention and received help faster. When she asked something in Spanish, she had to wait to be…

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Lisa Martens
ZORA

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