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Costa Rica celebrates International Coffee Day with free brew in New York City
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Costa Rica celebrates International Coffee Day with free brew in New York City

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 2, 2019

Hundreds of New Yorkers got a taste of Costa Rica during International Coffee Day on Tuesday. As part of Costa Rica's new "Only the Essentials" tourism campaign,…

Tourism Board warns against possible phone scams
Tourism
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Tourism
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Tourism Board warns against possible phone scams

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 18, 2019

Costa Rica's Tourism Board (ICT) issued a statement warning the public against a telephone scam carried out by people posing as members of the government agency. ICT…

First look: Costa Rica’s new tourism campaign in the United States
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Eco tourism
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First look: Costa Rica’s new tourism campaign in the United States

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 5, 2019

Costa Rica this week launched a new tourism campaign in major U.S. and Canadian markets. Branded "Only the Essentials," the marketing push promotes Costa Rica as “an…

Watch: Costa Rica’s new tourism ad promises ‘Only the Essentials’
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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Watch: Costa Rica’s new tourism ad promises ‘Only the Essentials’

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 3, 2019

Costa Rica on Monday announced a new tourism campaign targeting major markets across the United States and Canada. The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) is branding the…

‘Only the Essentials’: Costa Rica launches new tourism campaign in U.S. and Canada
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Costa Rica
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‘Only the Essentials’: Costa Rica launches new tourism campaign in U.S. and Canada

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 2, 2019

Costa Rica hopes to drive more U.S. and Canadian tourism to the country with a new international marketing campaign titled "Only the Essentials." Over the next two…

Tourism vs. ecosystem: Dock project angers some in Puerto Viejo
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tourism vs. ecosystem: Dock project angers some in Puerto Viejo

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 27, 2019

Update [Aug. 29 at 9 a.m.]: The Municipality of Talamanca is inviting all interested residents of Puerto Viejo to an open forum about the dock project. The discussion…

Air travel to Costa Rica up 4.5% over 2018
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Costa Rica
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Air travel to Costa Rica up 4.5% over 2018

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 7, 2019

More than 1.3 million people flew to Costa Rica through the first six months of 2019, according to data from the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT). The…

International tourism to Costa Rica continued to rise in 2018
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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International tourism to Costa Rica continued to rise in 2018

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 7, 2019

Despite incidents that may have dissuaded international tourism to the country, more people visited Costa Rica in 2018 than in 2017. According to data from the Costa…

Expotur organizers announce ‘multidestination’ focus for this year’s edition
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Tourism
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Expotur organizers announce ‘multidestination’ focus for this year’s edition

The Tico Times - March 14, 2018

This year's Expotur will highlight Costa Rica's appeal to a wide variety of tourists, all throughout the year – not only because of its famed biodiversity and increasingly…

Lufthansa to fly nonstop between Costa Rica and Germany
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Airlines
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Lufthansa to fly nonstop between Costa Rica and Germany

L. Arias - July 14, 2017

German carrier Lufthansa announced that it will fly nonstop between Frankfurt and Costa Rica twice a week starting on March 29, 2018. The flights will depart from…