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Costa Rica tourism: What states will be allowed next?
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Costa Rica tourism: What states will be allowed next?

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 7, 2020

Since September 1, Costa Rica has welcomed tourists from eight U.S. states, and three more will be added to the authorized list next week. According to Gustavo…

Watch: United plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights return to Guanacaste
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Watch: United plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights return to Guanacaste

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 5, 2020

For the first time since mid-March, a plane with tourists has arrived in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport welcomed United Airlines flight 1442 from…

Return of commercial flights from U.S. brings tourists, and criticism
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Return of commercial flights from U.S. brings tourists, and criticism

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 5, 2020

After more than five months of restrictions due to the coronavirus crisis, the first commercial flight from the United States to Costa Rica arrived Thursday at Juan…

Bringing a Boat to Costa Rica: An Essential Guide
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Bringing a Boat to Costa Rica: An Essential Guide

The Tico Times - August 31, 2020

Many of us "landlubbers" assume that boat owners just buy a boat and bring it with them wherever they go. This can run them into trouble with…

Authorities received 3,128 calls over weekend reporting people violating measures
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Authorities received 3,128 calls over weekend reporting people violating measures

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 18, 2020

Costa Rican authorities received 3,128 phone calls between Friday and Sunday as people reported others who were violating coronavirus measures, Public Security Minister Michael Soto said Tuesday.…

Disappointing weekend for Costa Rican businesses, despite holiday
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Disappointing weekend for Costa Rican businesses, despite holiday

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 17, 2020

Despite the long holiday weekend, coronavirus-related restrictions led to "absolutely non-existent" sales at many local businesses, the Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce said. In Orange Alert zones,…

Chambers launch campaigns to encourage Costa Rican tourism
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Chambers launch campaigns to encourage Costa Rican tourism

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 12, 2020

The Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) has launched the second phase of "Vamos a Turistear," its campaign dedicated to domestic travel. Via its website, Vamos a Turistear…

U.S. State Department lifts global travel advisory, but keeps Costa Rica at Level 4
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U.S. State Department lifts global travel advisory, but keeps Costa Rica at Level 4

AFP and The Tico Times - August 6, 2020

The United States on Thursday lifted a warning to its citizens to avoid all foreign travel due to the coronavirus pandemic, pointing to improvements. The State Department…

Watch: Iberia plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights resume in Costa Rica
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Watch: Iberia plane receives water-cannon salute as commercial flights resume in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 3, 2020

For the first time since mid-March, a plane full of tourists has arrived in Costa Rica. Juan Santamaría International Airport welcomed Iberia 6317 from Madrid, Spain in…

Global air traffic won’t return to pre-crisis level before 2024: IATA
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Global air traffic won’t return to pre-crisis level before 2024: IATA

AFP and The Tico Times - July 30, 2020

Global air traffic will not return to levels seen before the coronavirus pandemic until at least 2024, the International Air Transport Association said Tuesday. Uncertainty about the…