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Low-cost carrier Wingo now flies between Costa Rica and Colombia
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Low-cost carrier Wingo now flies between Costa Rica and Colombia

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 4, 2019

Low-cost carrier Wingo now offers direct flights between Costa Rica and Colombia. The budget airline, which is part of the same parent company as Copa, on Tuesday…

Authorities cite ‘helpful and effective’ meetings with FAA as Costa Rica seeks to restore status
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Authorities cite ‘helpful and effective’ meetings with FAA as Costa Rica seeks to restore status

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 12, 2019

Costa Rican authorities on Wednesday reported "helpful and effective meetings" with the Federal Aviation Administration as the country takes steps to restore its Category 1 rating. The…

KLM, Air Canada increase flights to Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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KLM, Air Canada increase flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 28, 2019

Costa Rica’s status as a tourist destination continues to grow. This month, two major international airlines have announced additional flights to Costa Rica. KLM, the flag-carrier airline…

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…

Costa Rica ranks high in new U.S. travel information system
Travel News
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Travel News
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Costa Rica ranks high in new U.S. travel information system

AFP - January 10, 2018

The U.S. State Department unveiled a new system Wednesday to inform its citizens about travel safety around the world by introducing a four-point country safety ranking  and…

Crossing Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula by ATV
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Crossing Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula by ATV

The Tico Times - May 2, 2017

SANTA TERESA, Puntarenas – Land crabs scatter from the dirt path in a parting motion, imitating the sounds of the nearby sea as their legs skitter across fallen leaves.…

In Arenal real estate market, the lake takes center stage
Arenal
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Arenal
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In Arenal real estate market, the lake takes center stage

The Tico Times - April 27, 2017

NUEVO ARENAL, Guanacaste – If you build it, they will come. When it comes to Lake Arenal and the beautiful properties surrounding it, the famous quote from the…

5 good restaurants in La Fortuna, from pizza to parrilla
Arenal
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Arenal
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5 good restaurants in La Fortuna, from pizza to parrilla

The Tico Times - April 24, 2017

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — We ate at more eateries here than we could name, and we almost always found some little detail we didn't like. Still, at times we enjoyed…

10 great hotels in Arenal for backpackers, billionaires and everyone in between
Arenal
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Arenal
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10 great hotels in Arenal for backpackers, billionaires and everyone in between

The Tico Times - April 20, 2017

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — We got wet in our private hot tub. We ate three-course meals ending in cheesecake. We soaked in magma-heated springs until even our…

Caliche’s Wishbone in Jacó is a seafood paradise for the hungry surfer
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Central Pacific Coast
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Caliche’s Wishbone in Jacó is a seafood paradise for the hungry surfer

The Tico Times - February 20, 2017

JACÓ, Puntarenas — The first thing you notice in Caliche's Wishbone, located smack-dab in the middle of Jacó's main street, is all the signed surfboards decorating the…