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KLM will resume Costa Rica flights next month
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KLM will resume Costa Rica flights next month

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 19, 2021

Dutch airline KLM plans to resume its Costa Rica flights starting June 29, the Tourism Board (ICT) announced Monday. The carrier will operate three weekly flights (Tuesdays,…

Costa Rica promotes itself during Spanish soccer match
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Costa Rica promotes itself during Spanish soccer match

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 19, 2021

Costa Rica on Saturday promoted itself as a "Sustainable Tourist Sanctuary" during the Copa del Rey soccer final between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao. The Tourism Board (ICT)…

Spanish TV show to feature Costa Rica travel
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Spanish TV show to feature Costa Rica travel

The Tico Times - April 14, 2021

The Spanish television program "Planeta Calleja" will feature Costa Rica in its upcoming season, the Tourism Board (ICT) says. Jesús Calleja, producer of the adventure travel program,…

WestJet flights to Costa Rica remain suspended until June
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WestJet flights to Costa Rica remain suspended until June

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 14, 2021

Canadian airline WestJet announced Tuesday that all "sun flights" to destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean will remain suspended until June 4. Routes to Costa Rica are…

Air passenger traffic maintains downward trend
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Air passenger traffic maintains downward trend

AFP and The Tico Times - April 7, 2021

Air passenger transport in the world represented a quarter of the levels registered before the pandemic in February, IATA announced on Wednesday, specifying that ten times fewer…

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 lab offers at-airport Covid tests
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Costa Rica lab offers at-airport Covid tests

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 29, 2021

Laboratorios Echandi is advertising rapid antigen tests at Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) in Liberia, Guanacaste, for travelers who need a negative result in order to…

National Geographic launches TikTok with video of Costa Rica
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National Geographic launches TikTok with video of Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 26, 2021

National Geographic is now on TikTok, and while we don't fully understand the social-media platform, we do understand their first video. The scientific and educational organization launched…

Working from the tropics: Costa Rica promises digital nomads a life of ‘Pura Vida’
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Working from the tropics: Costa Rica promises digital nomads a life of ‘Pura Vida’

George Soriano - March 26, 2021

A year into the brave new world of pandemic-related issues, it appears that some important changes to the way we live are here to stay. One positive…