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Customs form no longer a requirement for international arrivals
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Customs form no longer a requirement for international arrivals

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 27, 2019

When you're flying to Costa Rica, you can now leave your pen in your bag. As of mid-2019, Costa Rica's Customs Administration no longer requires the majority…

Space Ticos: Astronaut Franklin Chang with Barack Obama in 2015
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Space Ticos: Astronaut Franklin Chang with Barack Obama in 2015

The Tico Times - July 20, 2019

Saturday, July 20 marks 50 years since the Apollo 11 crew made their historic landing on the moon. To commemorate the occasion, we're sharing a 2015 story…

Costa Rica on a budget: Three cheap vacation destinations
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica on a budget: Three cheap vacation destinations

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 13, 2019

Want to vacation in Costa Rica without breaking the bank? The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) has released a short list of options for exploring on a…

Pic of the Day: Hiking Jacó
Destinations
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Destinations
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Pic of the Day: Hiking Jacó

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2019

Jacó, Puntarenas — Jacó Beach is one of the most popular destinations in Costa Rica due to its relative proximity to San José and its surfing conditions. While…

‘Come to Limón’: Costa Rica launches tourism campaign for Caribbean
Tourism
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Tourism
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‘Come to Limón’: Costa Rica launches tourism campaign for Caribbean

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 4, 2019

The Costa Rican government has launched "Come to Limón: ¿Qué te nace hacer en el Caribe?," a tourism campaign intended to boost local tourism to Limón. According…

American Airlines launching direct flights from New York to Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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American Airlines launching direct flights from New York to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 26, 2019

Big Apple, meet Pura Vida. Beginning in November, American Airlines will launch new direct routes between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Costa Rica.…

Costa Rica becoming a more accessible and inclusive tourist destination
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica becoming a more accessible and inclusive tourist destination

Magdalena López / Semanario Universidad - June 20, 2019

Last weekend, Costa Rica presented its new model of inclusive and accessible social tourism, with activities aimed at older adults, youth, children, adolescents and people with disabilities.…

Expohore 2019 reflects growth of tourism in Costa Rica
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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Expohore 2019 reflects growth of tourism in Costa Rica

Jacob Spetzler - June 15, 2019

The Costa Rican Hotels and Restaurants Expo, Exphore, took over the Pedregal Events Center in Heredia from Tuesday to Thursday this week. More than 150 business had…

Authorities cite ‘helpful and effective’ meetings with FAA as Costa Rica seeks to restore status
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Authorities cite ‘helpful and effective’ meetings with FAA as Costa Rica seeks to restore status

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 12, 2019

Costa Rican authorities on Wednesday reported "helpful and effective meetings" with the Federal Aviation Administration as the country takes steps to restore its Category 1 rating. The…

Costa Rica signs decree to protect its coral reefs
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica signs decree to protect its coral reefs

AFP and The Tico Times - June 10, 2019

Costa Rica launched on Saturday a project to protect its corals from the impact of climate change. President Carlos Alvarado signed a decree for the "promotion of…

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