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International arrivals to Costa Rica down 83% in first two months of 2021
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International arrivals to Costa Rica down 83% in first two months of 2021

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 12, 2021

International arrivals to Costa Rica dropped 83% in January and February 2021 compared to the same months last year. According to official data from the Tourism Board…

Avianca to offer direct flights between Miami and Costa Rica
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Avianca to offer direct flights between Miami and Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 10, 2021

Avianca announced a daily nonstop flight between the San José area and Miami, Florida, scheduled to start July 1. According to a press release from the Colombia-based…

Costa Rica turns to influencers to promote tourism
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Costa Rica turns to influencers to promote tourism

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 9, 2021

The Costa Rica Tourism Board is hiring social-media influencers to help promote the country to foreign visitors. As part of the ICT's international advertising strategy, "a program for…

United States maintains test requirement for international travel
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United States maintains test requirement for international travel

AFP - April 3, 2021

Fully vaccinated people can start traveling again if they take precautions such as wearing a mask and observing social distancing, US health authorities said Friday. Within the…

As air travel picks up, United says it is hiring pilots
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As air travel picks up, United says it is hiring pilots

AFP - April 2, 2021

United Airlines announced Thursday it will immediately start hiring pilots, beginning with a group of 300, to be ready to meet growing demand for air travel. "With…

Costa Rica rolls out the welcome mat to the yachting world
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Costa Rica rolls out the welcome mat to the yachting world

Todd Staley - March 23, 2021

One of the most spectacular ways to see Costa Rica is from the water. Gentle waves roll toward the shore, turning from blue to emerald green, and…

Domestic airlines prepare Semana Santa flights and deals
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Travel & Tourism
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Domestic airlines prepare Semana Santa flights and deals

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 23, 2021

Two domestic airlines, SANSA and Costa Rica Green Airways, continue to offer intra-national flights during the coronavirus pandemic. Between them, the carriers offer flights from the San…

Illegal fishing kills Costa Rica marine life and tourism in Golfo Dulce and Southern Zone
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Illegal fishing kills Costa Rica marine life and tourism in Golfo Dulce and Southern Zone

Todd Staley - March 18, 2021

The Osa Peninsula has always been considered the “wild west” of Costa Rica. Until recently, it was difficult to access, which made it attractive to people hiding…

One year later, Tourism Board reopens popular attractions
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One year later, Tourism Board reopens popular attractions

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 18, 2021

More than a year ago, the Ruins of Ujarrás and two lookouts in Cartago became the first tourist attractions in Costa Rica to close in context of…

United Airlines expanding routes to Costa Rica during U.S. summer
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United Airlines expanding routes to Costa Rica during U.S. summer

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 16, 2021

United Airlines is preparing a significant expansion into Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean during the upcoming U.S. summer. According to The Points Guy, the Chicago-based airline…