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Tourism Board invests $1.5 million in lifeguard program for Costa Rican beaches
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tourism Board invests $1.5 million in lifeguard program for Costa Rican beaches

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 3, 2019

Costa Rica plans to make its beaches safer with a $500,000 annual investment between 2020 and 2022 to establish lifeguard programs at the country’s most dangerous beaches.…

Safe travels in Costa Rica: aiming for the sweet spot
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Safe travels in Costa Rica: aiming for the sweet spot

Katherine Stanley - March 26, 2019

Traveling in Costa Rica is one of life’s great privileges, and The Tico Times has been proud to inspire, guide and report on hundreds of thousands of…

European airlines plan to increase flights to Costa Rica, ICT says
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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European airlines plan to increase flights to Costa Rica, ICT says

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 11, 2019

The sight of a long-haul jetliner arriving in Costa Rica from Europe may soon become even more common. The seven airlines that fly non-stop to Juan Santamaría…

Inside Limón’s plan to develop as a tourist hotspot
Tico Times Deep Dive
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Inside Limón’s plan to develop as a tourist hotspot

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 1, 2019

The president of Limón’s Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Rubén Acón, wants to bolster the Caribbean city as a top tourism destination in Costa Rica. Their…

Number of tourists to Costa Rica increases despite strike
Tourism numbers
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Tourism numbers
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Number of tourists to Costa Rica increases despite strike

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 18, 2018

According to data from the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT), more people visited the country in September and October 2018 than over the same period in 2017.…

Costa Rica feels the chill from North America’s cold snap
Weather
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Weather
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Costa Rica feels the chill from North America’s cold snap

AFP - January 6, 2018

Tropical Central America has been feeling the chilly outer rim of the weather phenomenon that has plunged the eastern United States and Canada into a deep freeze.…

U.S. tourist killed in shark attack off Costa Rica’s Isla del Coco
Isla del Coco
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Isla del Coco
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U.S. tourist killed in shark attack off Costa Rica’s Isla del Coco

AFP - December 3, 2017

A 49-year-old female tourist from the United States was killed by a tiger shark this week while diving off the Isla del Coco, a Costa Rican island…

Four Dutch tourists and guide treated for injuries after Arenal Volcano rescue
Hiking
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Hiking
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Four Dutch tourists and guide treated for injuries after Arenal Volcano rescue

Katherine Stanley - November 5, 2017

Four Dutch tourists and a Costa Rican guide were successfully rescued from Arenal Volcano Saturday morning after being injured during a summit hike to an area off-limits…

Football legend Dave Rimington: ‘There’s a lot to like about Costa Rica’
The World in Costa Rica
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The World in Costa Rica
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Football legend Dave Rimington: ‘There’s a lot to like about Costa Rica’

Todd Staley - October 25, 2017

Unless you are a hardcore fan of American football, the name Dave Rimington may not immediately ring a bell. Offensive lineman, especially centers, don’t usually get the…

Tico Times #TBT: Into the millions
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Tico Times #TBT: Into the millions

The Tico Times - September 7, 2017

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