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Gradual recovery: International arrivals to Costa Rica increased in December
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Gradual recovery: International arrivals to Costa Rica increased in December

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 13, 2021

Costa Rica welcomed nearly 75,000 people in December, almost double the prior month, according to Tourism Board (ICT) data. International arrivals to Costa Rica tallied 74,974 people…

Costa Rica responds to U.S. travel policy, hopes to increase private testing
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Costa Rica responds to U.S. travel policy, hopes to increase private testing

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 13, 2021

Costa Rica hopes to increase private coronavirus testing options for visitors, the Tourism Board said Tuesday, after the United States announced it will require a negative result…

Official: United States will require negative Covid-19 test for all international travelers
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Official: United States will require negative Covid-19 test for all international travelers

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 12, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has announced that all international airline passengers flying to the United States must show proof of a negative Covid-19 test before boarding…

United States to require negative Covid-19 test for all international travelers, report says
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United States to require negative Covid-19 test for all international travelers, report says

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 12, 2021

The United States will require that all international airline passengers show proof of a negative Covid-19 test before boarding a flight to the country, The Wall Street…

Malpaís among top ‘places to love in 2021,’ New York Times says
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Malpaís among top ‘places to love in 2021,’ New York Times says

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 11, 2021

The New York Times named Malpaís, Puntarenas, as one of its 52 "Places to Love in 2021." "We asked readers to tell us about the spots that…

Guanacaste airport receives several new flights
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Guanacaste airport receives several new flights

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 11, 2021

Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport in Liberia, Guanacaste just got a lot busier. Over the weekend, Costa Rica's second-largest airport welcomed two new routes from the U.S.…

‘Recovering together’ is primary 2021 goal for Costa Rica Tourism Board
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‘Recovering together’ is primary 2021 goal for Costa Rica Tourism Board

The Tico Times - January 11, 2021

Gustavo Segura, Costa Rica's Tourism Minister, wrote an op-ed for the Spanish-language site Panorama in which he offered some details about the institution's 2021 goals. You can…

Costa Rica not currently planning vaccine requirement for entry
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Costa Rica not currently planning vaccine requirement for entry

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 8, 2021

Costa Rica is not currently planning to mandate that international tourists receive a coronavirus vaccine as a requirement for entry, the Tourism Board said. Gustavo Segura, Minister…

KLM resumes direct flights to Liberia, Costa Rica
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KLM resumes direct flights to Liberia, Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 8, 2021

KLM has resumed direct flights from Amsterdam to Liberia, Costa Rica. President Carlos Alvarado shared an image of the Dutch flight after it arrived to the Guanacaste-area…

Costa Rica’s tourism sector reserved despite spike in holiday travel
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Costa Rica’s tourism sector reserved despite spike in holiday travel

Maria Nuñez Chacón / Semanario Universidad - January 7, 2021

The last weeks of December brought a little comfort to entrepreneurs and workers in the tourism sector, with a hotel occupancy that reached between 70% and 80%…