With the announcement by Costa Rica President Alvarado that restrictions due to Covid-19 are being removed the tourism sector is optimistic that travel numbers...
Costa Rica's tourism sector on Monday voiced its opposition to a request from medical professionals to mandate a negative Covid-19 test for foreign arrivals.
Four of Costa Rica’s 82 municipalities have confirmed that they will prohibit the sale of alcohol during Holy Week.
Three influential figures in Costa Rica's tourism sector asked the government to set a firm date for reopening the nation's borders to international tourism.
The patent holder wants the owners of all canopy businesses operating in Costa Rica to apply for a license. He plans to collect royalties from canopy tours of $15 for every foreign tourist and $10 for locals.
The National Tourism Chamber asked tourists not to neglect the Poás area altogether, where businesses have been hard hit, many located outside of the security perimeter.
Business owners who disobey the dry law will face fines of up to 10 base salaries, or ₡4.2 million (some $7,500).
Airbnb representatives said Costa Rica would be the first Latin American country to approve legislation to regulate sharing economy businesses.