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Colombian airline Avianca files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in U.S.
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Colombian airline Avianca files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in U.S.

AFP - May 11, 2020

Avianca, the second-largest airline in Latin America, filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States on Sunday to reorganize its debt "due to the unpredictable impact" of…

Cruise ship arrives in Puntarenas to return Costa Rican crew
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Travel & Tourism
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Cruise ship arrives in Puntarenas to return Costa Rican crew

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 30, 2020

Residents near Costa Rica's Central Pacific coast awoke Thursday to a strange but familiar sight. Seven Seas Navigator, a 490-passenger, eight-deck ship, was arriving to the port…

Airlines start alerting travelers with flights to Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Airlines start alerting travelers with flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 18, 2020

Airlines have begun warning travelers with flights to or from Costa Rica to review and, if necessary, adjust their itineraries. The communications come in response to Costa…

Tourism Board closes some attractions due to COVID-19
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Costa Rica
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Tourism Board closes some attractions due to COVID-19

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 16, 2020

The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) has temporarily closed four attractions as part of the country's containment efforts in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The following locations…

Coronavirus pandemic begins to affect Costa Rica’s tourism industry
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Costa Rica
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Coronavirus pandemic begins to affect Costa Rica’s tourism industry

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 12, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a significant reduction in international travel, a trend with direct impacts on one of Costa Rica's most important industries. The National Tourism…

Two cruises to Costa Rica cancelled amid coronavirus fears, report says
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Two cruises to Costa Rica cancelled amid coronavirus fears, report says

The Tico Times - March 9, 2020

Costa Rica will not receive a pair of cruise ships that planned stops in the Pacific city of Puntarenas as their operators adjust itineraries amid the coronavirus…

Traveling in the time of coronavirus: What you need to know
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Travel & Tourism
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Traveling in the time of coronavirus: What you need to know

The Tico Times - March 9, 2020

We've fielded several questions in recent days regarding whether or not to travel as the novel coronavirus spreads worldwide. Since the novel coronavirus first emerged in late…

Playa Hermosa to inaugurate accessible beach project
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Playa Hermosa to inaugurate accessible beach project

The Tico Times - March 2, 2020

International support will help turn Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste, into a beach accessible to all. Booking Cares, the humanitarian arm of the travel engine Booking.com, awarded funding to…

Top App Helps Costa Rica Anglers
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Top App Helps Costa Rica Anglers

Todd Staley - February 24, 2020

Since man began taking fish from the ocean, they have used natural occurrences and eventually man-made technology to help them find fish. Before modern fish-finder sonar, grouper…

Review: Flying Spirit Airlines to Costa Rica
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Travel & Tourism
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Review: Flying Spirit Airlines to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 18, 2020

Before you fly Spirit Airlines, make sure you know what you’re getting yourself into. As part of our ongoing series reviewing the airlines that fly to and…