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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…

Tourism Board warns against possible phone scams
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Tourism
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Tourism Board warns against possible phone scams

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 18, 2019

Costa Rica's Tourism Board (ICT) issued a statement warning the public against a telephone scam carried out by people posing as members of the government agency. ICT…

Equipment failures causing missed approaches, cancellations at Costa Rica’s busiest airport
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Costa Rica
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Equipment failures causing missed approaches, cancellations at Costa Rica’s busiest airport

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 17, 2019

Issues with the instrument landing system, coupled with the rainy season weather, have caused numerous missed approaches and flight cancellations at Costa Rica's busiest airport. Fourteen flights…

First look: Costa Rica’s new tourism campaign in the United States
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Eco tourism
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First look: Costa Rica’s new tourism campaign in the United States

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 5, 2019

Costa Rica this week launched a new tourism campaign in major U.S. and Canadian markets. Branded "Only the Essentials," the marketing push promotes Costa Rica as “an…