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Guanacaste Airport will receive flights from Switzerland

The Swiss airline Edelweiss will start operations from Zurich (ZHR) to Guanacaste Airport (LIR), Costa Rica, for the first time beginning November 28. Edelweiss will...

Number of tourists to Costa Rica increases despite strike

The increase comes despite feared impacts resulting from the public-sector strike that began Sept. 10.

Limón sees 60 percent jump in cruise ships

The most recent cruise ship season at the Caribbean port of Limón officially ended Friday with a total of 107 cruise ship arrivals from October to March, a nearly 60 percent increase over the previous season, the Atlantic Port Authority's (JAPDEVA) reported.

Cruise ship season on Costa Rica’s Caribbean is off to a good start

Costa Rica's Caribbean port of Limón attracted nearly 60 cruise ships in the first few months of the season. The government hopes the port's recent designation as a boarding spot will boost the industry.

Costa Rica aims to become major conference destination

Officials pledged Thursday to build a major convention center in the coming years to attract a share of the multi-billion dollar convention tourism market.

Lawmakers propose tax cut for cruise ships docking at Caldera port

The measure aims to attract more cruise ships to the area and boost income for the tourism industry in Costa Rica's central Pacific area.

Ziplining, bungee jumping in Costa Rica should not be taxed, court rules

Tourism sector leaders are asking President Luis Guillermo Solís to refrain from filing an appeal against the court's ruling.

Costa Rica tourism entrepreneurs report millions lost to bad weather, street protests

Flooding in recent weeks and road blockades staged by porteadores on Wednesday caused losses in the tourism sector at a time when businesses expected to profit from the mid-year school vacations.

Costa Rica rises in global ranking of travel, tourism competitiveness

The World Economic Forum ranked Costa Rica the fourth most tourism-ready economy in Latin America. Still, tourism sector leaders believe the country “can and should rank better.”

No booze allowed during Holy Week in 27 cantons

Representatives of the main tourism business chambers are not happy with municipalities that plan to enforce the ban.
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