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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts to open in Costa Rica

The U.S.-based doughnut chain plans to open 10 shops here in the next five years.

Chili’s opens fourth restaurant in Costa Rica

Casual Tex-Mex restaurant Chili's Grill & Bar on Monday opened a new location at Mall Paseo de las Flores in Heredia province, the chain's fourth in the country and the first outside the capital, San José.

Costa Rica’s restaurant franchise sector plans new openings, more jobs

Costa Rica's restaurant sector – and specifically its fast-food sector – is showing improvement in the number of openings in the second half of this year, a trend Costa Rican Restaurants Chamber President Jorge Figueroa said is good news for job growth.

Local franchises look for investors at open house in San José

A total of 34 new franchises launched operations last year in Costa Rica. Twelve of them were Costa Rican businesses.

Johnny Rockets opens third location in Costa Rica

California-based burger chain Johnny Rockets on Thursday inaugurated its third restaurant in the country, which represents a $400,000 investment and 15 jobs, bringing to 90 the total number of jobs the local franchisee currently has here.

Another fast-food chain closes in Costa Rica

Last Saturday, the restaurant chain Bagelmen’s closed all of its locations in Costa Rica, laying off 110 employees.

Wendy’s leaves Costa Rica

Looks like aficionados of the franchise will have to dip their fries in a McDonald’s shake instead of a Frosty from now on.

Costa Rica’s franchise sector grows by nearly 13 percent in 2014

Despite reports of slow growth in Costa Rica’s business sector, those operating under the franchising regime grew by 12.7 percent, according to the National Franchise Center, part of the Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce.

Quiznos, KFC opening more Costa Rica locations in $2.5 million regional expansion

Costa Rica-based QSR International, a fast food franchise developer, confirmed it will invest $2.5 million in opening new locations in the region this year.

Two fast food chains to open new locations in Costa Rica

Restaurantes Subs, the local franchise of Subway restaurants, this week reported they will add four more locations by the end of the year, bringing the total number of sandwich shops in Costa Rica to 63.

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Bloomberg says Costa Rica among top 2021 vacation destinations

Planning your 2021 travel? Consider Costa Rica, Bloomberg says.

Meet the Crew: Good Day Sportfishing

Good Day Sportfishing, Marina Pez Vela, Quepos, Costa Rica Meet the crew of GOOD DAY, owner/mate Benn Gilmour, and Captain Manuel

‘Recovering together’ is primary 2021 goal for Costa Rica Tourism Board

Costa Rica's values give it a considerable advantage on the road to recovery compared to other destinations, the Tourism Minister says.