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National Geographic launches TikTok with video of Costa Rica
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National Geographic launches TikTok with video of Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 26, 2021

National Geographic is now on TikTok, and while we don't fully understand the social-media platform, we do understand their first video. The scientific and educational organization launched…

News briefs: CNN, Condé Nast, USA Today highlight Costa Rica travel
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: CNN, Condé Nast, USA Today highlight Costa Rica travel

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 15, 2021

A trio of international publications has featured Costa Rica in recent news coverage. In a story published March 5, Janna A. Zinzi of Condé Nast Traveler described…

Costa Rica promotes tourism at ITB Berlin Now
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Eco tourism
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Costa Rica promotes tourism at ITB Berlin Now

The Tico Times - March 9, 2021

ITB Berlin, which bills itself as the world's leading travel trade show, has a bit of a Costa Rican flair. The Tourism Board (ICT) and 20 Costa…

TripAdvisor names Arenal Volcano among world’s best national parks
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TripAdvisor names Arenal Volcano among world’s best national parks

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 8, 2021

TripAdvisor has awarded Arenal Volcano National Park among its Travelers' Choice Best of the Best for 2021. Arenal is sixth on the travel company's list of top-10…

News briefs: National Geographic, Wall Street Journal highlight Costa Rica
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News briefs: National Geographic, Wall Street Journal highlight Costa Rica

The Tico Times - February 2, 2021

Two prominent international publications have featured Costa Rica in their recent news coverage. In a story that appears in its February magazine, National Geographic explored how the…

National Geographic names Costa Rica to ‘Best of the World’ list
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Costa Rica
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National Geographic names Costa Rica to ‘Best of the World’ list

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 1, 2021

National Geographic Traveller (UK) has included Costa Rica as part of its Best of the World 2021 list. Costa Rica is one of 35 total destinations selected to…

Costa Rica launches crowdfunding campaign for northern reforestation
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Costa Rica launches crowdfunding campaign for northern reforestation

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 9, 2020

Costa Rica on Wednesday launched a fundraising campaign titled "Huella del Futuro" with the goal of planting 200,000 trees in nine northern cantons by September 2021. In…

Costa Rica receives $54.1 million from Green Climate Fund for reducing emissions
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica receives $54.1 million from Green Climate Fund for reducing emissions

AFP - November 10, 2020

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) awarded Costa Rica $54.1 million for the protection of forests, in recognition of the country's achievements in reducing emissions, the government reported…

Costa Rica bets on carbon offsets to conserve environment, support eco-tourism
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Costa Rica bets on carbon offsets to conserve environment, support eco-tourism

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 29, 2020

SARAPIQUÍ, Heredia — Costa Rica is offering tourists the opportunity to reduce their carbon footprint as part of a program to support ecotourism. Visitors who choose to…

How one Costa Rican non-profit responded to the tourism crisis
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How one Costa Rican non-profit responded to the tourism crisis

Garry Wallace - July 1, 2020

We've told you about Camino de Costa Rica, a 280-km hike from Costa Rica's Atlantic to its Pacific coast.  Reader Garry Wallace, who completed the Camino de…