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Afro-Caribbean Day in Costa Rica: Government Promises New Cruise Ship Terminal
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Afro-Caribbean Day in Costa Rica: Government Promises New Cruise Ship Terminal

L. Arias - September 1, 2016

The Caribbean province of Limón will have a new cruise ship terminal thanks to a ₡93 million ($166,000) government investment, President Luis Guillermo Solís said. That's one…

Limón sees 60 percent jump in cruise ships
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Limón sees 60 percent jump in cruise ships

L. Arias - May 18, 2016

The 2015-2016 cruise ship season at Costa Rica's Caribbean port of Limón officially ended Friday with a total of 107 cruise ship arrivals from October to March. That's…

Cruise ship season on Costa Rica’s Caribbean is off to a good start
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Cruise ship season on Costa Rica’s Caribbean is off to a good start

L. Arias - December 30, 2015

After 20 years as a stopover on cruise routes, in September the Caribbean port of Limón became a boarding port for cruise ship passengers. And in the first few…

Lawmakers propose tax cut for cruise ships docking at Caldera port
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Lawmakers propose tax cut for cruise ships docking at Caldera port

L. Arias - October 9, 2015

A special legislative commission evaluating problems in the coastal province of Puntarenas wants to cut in half the tax charged to tourists arriving on cruise ships to the central…

Tourists in Costa Rica now can board cruise ships in Limón
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Tourists in Costa Rica now can board cruise ships in Limón

L. Arias - September 12, 2015

The Caribbean port of Limón became a boarding port for cruise-ship tourists this week, after 20 years as a stopover on cruise routes. On Wednesday a total of 1,189 tourists…

Carnival will cruise to Cuba
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Carnival will cruise to Cuba

AFP - July 7, 2015

MIAMI, United States – The world’s top cruise liner, Carnival, announced Tuesday that the U.S. government had authorized it to begin operating cruises to Cuba in May…

El Salvador to host event aimed at promoting Central American cruise-ship tourism
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El Salvador to host event aimed at promoting Central American cruise-ship tourism

Larry Luxner - April 20, 2015

Next month, the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association will hold its 2015 regional meeting in El Salvador – the only Central American nation without a Caribbean coast. The FCCA…

Costa Rica tourism minister calls cruise ship industry a ‘cornerstone’ for economic recovery
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Costa Rica tourism minister calls cruise ship industry a ‘cornerstone’ for economic recovery

L. Arias - August 27, 2014

The cruise ship season began on Costa Rica's Pacific coast last Sunday with the arrival of the Carnival Legend in Puntarenas. At the same time, Tourism Minister Wilhelm…