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…

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Costa Rica 101: Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO)

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 19, 2019

Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) is both the first and last destination for the majority of tourists to Costa Rica. Air travel can be stressful enough before…

International tourism to Costa Rica continued to rise in 2018
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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International tourism to Costa Rica continued to rise in 2018

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 7, 2019

Despite incidents that may have dissuaded international tourism to the country, more people visited Costa Rica in 2018 than in 2017. According to data from the Costa…

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…

Friends launch GOPlaya website to explore more than 200 beaches in Costa Rica
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Beach Living
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Friends launch GOPlaya website to explore more than 200 beaches in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - February 1, 2019

Costa Rica boasts hundreds of beaches across more than 800 miles of coastline. For a year, Carlos Alpízar and José Pablo Alfaro set out to explore them.…

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.…

Friends launch GOPlaya website to explore more than 200 beaches in Costa Rica
Beach Living
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Beach Living
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Friends launch GOPlaya website to explore more than 200 beaches in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - December 6, 2018

Costa Rica boasts hundreds of beaches across more than 800 miles of coastline. For a year, Carlos Alpízar and José Pablo Alfaro set out to explore them.…

A tour through Café Viñas and a great cup of coffee
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Coffee
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A tour through Café Viñas and a great cup of coffee

Duncan Anderson - October 29, 2018

Cartago — Tucked away in the foothills of the Turrialba Volcano is Café Viñas, an artisanal Costa Rican coffee experience. Sixty-year-old Gustavo Vargas Cordoba produces natural, high-altitude,…

Tico Times 360: Whale watching tour in Marino Ballena National Park
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tico Times 360: Whale watching tour in Marino Ballena National Park

The Tico Times - September 24, 2018

It's whale watching season in Costa Rica. Every year, thousands of humpback whales come to Costa Rica to give birth. The warm waters keep predators at bay…

Free entry to all national parks tomorrow for National Parks Day
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Free entry to all national parks tomorrow for National Parks Day

The Tico Times - August 23, 2018

Entry to all Costa Rican national parks is free for National Parks Day tomorrow. The holiday, celebrated every Aug. 24 since 1986, commemorates the creation of the…

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