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

3.1 million tourists visited Costa Rica last year. Here’s where they all came from
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3.1 million tourists visited Costa Rica last year. Here’s where they all came from

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 10, 2020

Costa Rica received 3.1 million foreign visitors last year, 4.1% more than in 2018, according to figures released by the government earlier this month. Where did they…

Costa Rica registers increase in tourist visits in 2019
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Costa Rica registers increase in tourist visits in 2019

AFP - February 6, 2020

Costa Rica received 3.1 million foreign visitors last year, 4.1% more than in 2018, and tourism remained one of the country's economic pillars, the government said Wednesday.…

In Davos, tourism industry promises less plastic and more sustainability
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In Davos, tourism industry promises less plastic and more sustainability

Pol Costa / AFP and The Tico Times - January 24, 2020

Faced with the tons of disposable plastic used by hotels every year, the CO2 emitted by airplanes or the overcrowding in Barcelona, ​​Everest and Machu Picchu, the…

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…

Liberia airport in Costa Rica:  Improvements Nearly Complete
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Liberia airport in Costa Rica: Improvements Nearly Complete

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 16, 2019

Improvements to the runway at Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) in Liberia, Guanacaste are expected to be completed by the end of the month, officials said.…

European airlines plan to increase flights to Costa Rica, ICT says
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European airlines plan to increase flights to Costa Rica, ICT says

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 11, 2019

The sight of a long-haul jetliner arriving in Costa Rica from Europe may soon become even more common. The seven airlines that fly non-stop to Juan Santamaría…

Number of tourists to Costa Rica increases despite strike
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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.…