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Airport expansion leads to higher capacity, fewer delays at SJO
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Airport expansion leads to higher capacity, fewer delays at SJO

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 3, 2019

Juan Santamaría International Airport is accommodating more airplanes with greater efficiency thanks to recent infrastructure improvements, Costa Rica's Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) says. According to DGAC, the…

From ‘No Artificial Ingredients!’ to ‘Save the Americans’: Costa Rica’s tourism campaigns
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Costa Rica
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From ‘No Artificial Ingredients!’ to ‘Save the Americans’: Costa Rica’s tourism campaigns

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 3, 2019

Costa Rica's economy relies on tourism, and the country has worked hard to increase the flow of international visitors to the country. Monday, the Costa Rican Tourism…

Tourism vs. ecosystem: Dock project angers some in Puerto Viejo
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tourism vs. ecosystem: Dock project angers some in Puerto Viejo

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 27, 2019

Update [Aug. 29 at 9 a.m.]: The Municipality of Talamanca is inviting all interested residents of Puerto Viejo to an open forum about the dock project. The discussion…

Costa Rica on a budget: Three cheap vacation destinations
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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
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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…

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.…

Tourism Board invests $1.5 million in lifeguard program for Costa Rican beaches
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tourism Board invests $1.5 million in lifeguard program for Costa Rican beaches

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 3, 2019

Costa Rica plans to make its beaches safer with a $500,000 annual investment between 2020 and 2022 to establish lifeguard programs at the country’s most dangerous beaches.…

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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…

Inside Limón’s plan to develop as a tourist hotspot
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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…

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