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Global Entry: Costa Ricans could soon apply for a fast pass through US customs
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Global Entry: Costa Ricans could soon apply for a fast pass through US customs

The Tico Times - March 4, 2020

Costa Rica could soon join the short list of countries whose citizens can apply for customs and immigration pre-approval for low-risk travelers to the United States. If…

Lufthansa expanding service between Germany and Costa Rica
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Lufthansa expanding service between Germany and Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 3, 2020

Lufthansa will add a third weekly flight between Frankfurt and Juan Santamaría International Airport near San José, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) announced. The new offering…

Airlines offer increased flexibility in face of spreading coronavirus
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Costa Rica
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Airlines offer increased flexibility in face of spreading coronavirus

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 2, 2020

Concerned about booking travel in the face of the expanding coronavirus epidemic? Some U.S. airlines have relaxed their change and cancellation fees to give prospective flyers extra…

Puntarenas inaugurates new oceanside park
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Puntarenas inaugurates new oceanside park

The Tico Times - February 18, 2020

Puntarenas inaugurated last week an oceanside park that intends to help revitalize a previously underutilized area of the port city. Muellero Park extends 800 meters from the…

Monteverde plans to grow with focus on sustainable tourism
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Costa Rica
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Monteverde plans to grow with focus on sustainable tourism

The Tico Times - February 12, 2020

The mountain community of Monteverde hopes to become a global symbol of sustainable tourism. With support from the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) and the Culture Ministry…

Returning to Level 1 travel advisory ‘very difficult,’ US tells Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Returning to Level 1 travel advisory ‘very difficult,’ US tells Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 29, 2020

Costa Rican authorities met with the Bureau of Consular Affairs of the State Department last week for an explanation of the U.S. agency's issuing of a Level…

Condor will fly nonstop between Frankfurt and Costa Rica next year
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Costa Rica
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Condor will fly nonstop between Frankfurt and Costa Rica next year

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 6, 2019

German leisure airline Condor will fly non-stop between Frankfurt and Costa Rica beginning next year, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) said. The route will commence in…

Lonely Planet names Costa Rica as one of top travel destinations in 2020
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Costa Rica
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Lonely Planet names Costa Rica as one of top travel destinations in 2020

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 21, 2019

On Monday, Lonely Planet released its best travel destinations for 2020. Costa Rica, the publication says, is among the best of the best. Checking in at No.…

Drunk driver kills three U.S. tourists in car accident in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Drunk driver kills three U.S. tourists in car accident in Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - October 20, 2019

Three United States tourists and a Costa Rican died when the minibus in which they were traveling collided head-on with a truck, which was being driven by…

World Tourism Day in San José: Visiting some of the city’s best attractions
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San Jose
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World Tourism Day in San José: Visiting some of the city’s best attractions

Nate Doughty - October 2, 2019

The Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM), which contains the capital of San José, is the most densely populated area in Costa Rica. We've covered fun things to do there…