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Here’s how Costa Rica promoted itself as a tourism destination in 2019
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Here’s how Costa Rica promoted itself as a tourism destination in 2019

The Tico Times - December 30, 2019

Earlier this year, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) launched "Only the Essentials," a worldwide tourism campaign meant to brand the country as “an opportunity to connect…

Air Transat launches expanded service between Canada and Costa Rica
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Air Transat launches expanded service between Canada and Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 18, 2019

Canadian airline Air Transat will connect both Liberia and San José with Vancouver starting Wednesday when it launches twice-weekly service between the three cities.  The seasonal route…

‘Only the Essentials’: Costa Rica launches new tourism campaign in U.S. and Canada
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‘Only the Essentials’: Costa Rica launches new tourism campaign in U.S. and Canada

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 2, 2019

Costa Rica hopes to drive more U.S. and Canadian tourism to the country with a new international marketing campaign titled "Only the Essentials." Over the next two…

Costa Rica named as Mexico & Central America’s Leading Destination
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Costa Rica named as Mexico & Central America’s Leading Destination

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 18, 2019

Costa Rica was named "Mexico & Central America's Leading Destination" at the 2019 World Travel Awards Latin America. Considered the “Oscars” of the travel industry, the World…

Air Transat announces routes between Vancouver and Costa Rica
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Air Transat announces routes between Vancouver and Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 8, 2019

Canadian airline Air Transat will connect both Liberia and San José with Vancouver when it launches twice-weekly service between the three cities in December. The seasonal route…

KLM, Air Canada increase flights to 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…

Monteverde revisited: New reasons to return to the green mountain
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Monteverde revisited: New reasons to return to the green mountain

Dorothy MacKinnon - April 9, 2019

Agoutis galore, colossal art, a walk through history, saving Bellbirds and a reincarnated eco-lodge: Some new reasons to head back up the green mountain. Senda Monteverde Hotel…

Number of tourists to Costa Rica increases despite strike
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Tourism numbers
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Number of tourists to Costa Rica increases despite strike

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 18, 2018

According to data from the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT), more people visited the country in September and October 2018 than over the same period in 2017.…

Costa Rica airport restricts liquids in carry-ons
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Costa Rica airport restricts liquids in carry-ons

L. Arias - April 14, 2016

Starting April 19, the Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) will enforce the same airport restrictions on liquids, aerosols or gels in carry-on luggage as the U.S. Transportation Security Administration.…

Ziplining, bungee jumping in Costa Rica should not be taxed, court rules
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Ziplining, bungee jumping in Costa Rica should not be taxed, court rules

L. Arias - September 4, 2015

A San José court ruled Wednesday that sales tax should not apply to a range of popular outdoor tourism activities in Costa Rica. The ruling reverses a previous…

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