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CDC advises ‘all people’ to avoid cruise ships, citing COVID risk
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CDC advises ‘all people’ to avoid cruise ships, citing COVID risk

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 24, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States issued an updated warning advising “all people” to avoid traveling on cruise ships during the coronavirus pandemic.…

Cruise ships arrive in Costa Rica to return citizens
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Cruise ships arrive in Costa Rica to return citizens

The Tico Times - June 5, 2020

Residents near Costa Rica's Caribbean coast will see Friday a strange but familiar sight. Two cruise ships — the Oceania Marina and the Caribbean Princess — will dock…

Cruise ship arrives in Puntarenas to return Costa Rican crew
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Cruise ship arrives in Puntarenas to return Costa Rican crew

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 30, 2020

Residents near Costa Rica's Central Pacific coast awoke Thursday to a strange but familiar sight. Seven Seas Navigator, a 490-passenger, eight-deck ship, was arriving to the port…

Two cruises to Costa Rica cancelled amid coronavirus fears, report says
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Two cruises to Costa Rica cancelled amid coronavirus fears, report says

The Tico Times - March 9, 2020

Costa Rica will not receive a pair of cruise ships that planned stops in the Pacific city of Puntarenas as their operators adjust itineraries amid the coronavirus…

Costa Rica to renovate Limón cruise terminal
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Costa Rica to renovate Limón cruise terminal

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 19, 2019

The 193,000 cruise passengers who arrive annually to Costa Rica’s Caribbean will soon enjoy renovated facilities. The Costa Rican government announced this week it is investing more…

4,000-passenger cruise ship inexplicably sails into Atlantic mega-storm
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4,000-passenger cruise ship inexplicably sails into Atlantic mega-storm

Angela Fritz | The Washington Post - February 8, 2016

A massive storm exploded in intensity just off the Southeast U.S. coast on Sunday afternoon, driving hurricane force winds and whipping waves into a frenzy. And in…

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…

Central America upgrades cruise ship, airport facilities in race to attract more tourists
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Central America upgrades cruise ship, airport facilities in race to attract more tourists

Larry Luxner - January 23, 2014

While Costa Rica remains Central America’s top tourist destination, the region’s six other countries are vying to lure tourists and increase revenues by aggressively investing in airports,…

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