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Costa Rica tourism: What states will be allowed next?
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Costa Rica tourism: What states will be allowed next?

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 7, 2020

Since September 1, Costa Rica has welcomed tourists from eight U.S. states, and three more will be added to the authorized list next week. According to Gustavo…

Watch: United plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights return to Guanacaste
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Watch: United plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights return to Guanacaste

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 5, 2020

For the first time since mid-March, a plane with tourists has arrived in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport welcomed United Airlines flight 1442 from…

Return of commercial flights from U.S. brings tourists, and criticism
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Costa Rica
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Return of commercial flights from U.S. brings tourists, and criticism

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 5, 2020

After more than five months of restrictions due to the coronavirus crisis, the first commercial flight from the United States to Costa Rica arrived Thursday at Juan…

News briefs: ‘Made in Costa Rica’ promotion for U.S. and Canada
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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News briefs: ‘Made in Costa Rica’ promotion for U.S. and Canada

The Tico Times - September 4, 2020

Costa Rica's tourism industry is beginning its long journey toward normality. Starting this month, tourists from select U.S. states — plus more than 40 countries — are…

Colombia announces $370 mn loan to pandemic-hit airline Avianca
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Travel & Tourism
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Colombia announces $370 mn loan to pandemic-hit airline Avianca

AFP - September 4, 2020

Colombia's government announced last week a $370 million loan to the airline Avianca, which has grounded almost its entire fleet because of the pandemic. The second-largest carrier…

Costa Rica celebrates National Parks Day
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica celebrates National Parks Day

The Tico Times - August 24, 2020

Costa Rica on Monday is celebrating National Parks Day. The holiday, held every Aug. 24 since 1986, commemorates the creation of the country's national parks system. Aside…

El Salvador will resume international flights on September 19
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Travel & Tourism
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El Salvador will resume international flights on September 19

AFP and The Tico Times - August 18, 2020

Óscar Arnulfo Romero International Airport in San Salvador will reopen to international passenger flights on September 19, after a six-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the…

Travel Alert: Structural damage forces closure to Costanera Sur bridge
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Business
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Travel Alert: Structural damage forces closure to Costanera Sur bridge

The Tico Times - August 17, 2020

A damaged bridge on Costa Rica's Route 34 near Ciudad Cortés, Puntarenas, will affect driving on the Costanera until at least September, the Public Works and Transport…

Costa Rica’s cleanest beaches get blue flags
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s cleanest beaches get blue flags

The Tico Times - August 5, 2020

A total of 135 beaches along the Caribbean and Pacific coasts will begin displaying blue flags to let visitors know that they are among the cleanest in…

Watch: Iberia plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights resume in Costa Rica
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Watch: Iberia plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights resume in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 3, 2020

For the first time since mid-March, a plane full of tourists has arrived in Costa Rica. Juan Santamaría International Airport welcomed Iberia 6317 from Madrid, Spain in…