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French tourists in Costa Rica ‘awaiting repatriation’ after Covid diagnosis
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French tourists in Costa Rica ‘awaiting repatriation’ after Covid diagnosis

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 17, 2021

Six French tourists in Costa Rica remained hospitalized — two in serious condition — with Covid-19, a French news agency reported last Friday. BFM TV says a group…

Spanish airline Iberojet will offer flights to Costa Rica
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Spanish airline Iberojet will offer flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 13, 2021

Spanish holiday airline Iberojet will offer flights between Madrid and Costa Rica starting in June 2021, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) announced. “The arrival of new…

American Airlines resumes flights between Costa Rica and New York
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American Airlines resumes flights between Costa Rica and New York

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 12, 2021

American Airlines is resuming flights between Costa Rica and New York City, the carrier announced Friday via a press release. Routes from New York (JFK) to both…

Costa Rica now reports 231 tourists with Covid since August
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Costa Rica now reports 231 tourists with Covid since August

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 12, 2021

Costa Rican health authorities now say that at least 231 tourists have tested positive for the coronavirus since the country reopened its air borders in August. "For…

Please don’t BASE jump off Costa Rica’s tallest bridge, authorities say
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Please don’t BASE jump off Costa Rica’s tallest bridge, authorities say

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 12, 2021

You won't find trains crossing the Río Grande railway bridge these days. Costa Rica's Pacific railroad is in a state of disrepair (and has been for years,…

Six tourists hospitalized as Covid spreads through group
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Six tourists hospitalized as Covid spreads through group

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 10, 2021

Six tourists in Costa Rica were hospitalized with Covid-19 after their group of 20 tested positive for the virus, the Health Ministry reported Tuesday. The 20 French…

Unprecedented 66% drop in air passengers last year: IATA
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Unprecedented 66% drop in air passengers last year: IATA

AFP - February 4, 2021

Global air passenger traffic plunged by an unprecedented 66% in 2020 owing to travel restrictions imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic, an industry group said Wednesday. The International…

KLM says it will continue long-haul flights, but rebook passengers
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KLM says it will continue long-haul flights, but rebook passengers

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 25, 2021

After initially saying that it would suspend all long-haul flights, KLM announced it has established coronavirus protocols that will allow it to continue operating its international routes.…

Playa Hermosa inaugurates accessible beach project
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Playa Hermosa inaugurates accessible beach project

The Tico Times - January 25, 2021

Playa Hermosa in Carrillo, Guanacaste, has handicap-accessible facilities, which the Tourism Board says makes it the first “100% accessible beach” in Costa Rica. The project is part…

KLM suspending long-haul flights due to Covid policies, report says
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KLM suspending long-haul flights due to Covid policies, report says

The Tico Times - January 21, 2021

Dutch airline KLM will suspend all of its 270 weekly long-haul flights from the Netherlands starting Friday, according to a report from Reuters. The news comes after…