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KLM names airplane after Costa Rican national park
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KLM names airplane after Costa Rican national park

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 14, 2020

KLM has named one of its newest airplanes after Costa Rica's most remote national park. The Boeing 777-300 was baptized "Cocos Island National Park" in honor of…

Costa Rica’s Liberia International wins ‘best airport’ award
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Costa Rica’s Liberia International wins ‘best airport’ award

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 26, 2020

Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport in Liberia, Guanacaste, has once again been awarded by Airports Council International (ACI). The industry trade group named the Costa Rica airport…

Guanacaste Tourism Chamber asks for Costa Rica to allow U.S. tourism
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Costa Rica
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Guanacaste Tourism Chamber asks for Costa Rica to allow U.S. tourism

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 11, 2020

In an open letter to the government, the Guanacaste Tourism Chamber (CATURGUA) has asked that Costa Rica welcome tourists from the United States.  The letter, published last…

U.S. mother, son killed in car crash on way to Liberia airport in northern Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. mother, son killed in car crash on way to Liberia airport in northern Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 2, 2019

Three people died, including two United States citizens, in a Monday morning crash between a minibus and another vehicle, Costa Rica's Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) said. The…

Sun Country Airlines increasing flights to Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Sun Country Airlines increasing flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 5, 2019

Ultra-low-cost carrier Sun Country Airlines will increase its service to Costa Rica, it announced Tuesday. The Minnesota-based airline will operate a direct flight from Dallas/Fort Worth International…

Sky is the limit: Liberia International Airport’s rapid growth
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Costa Rica
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Sky is the limit: Liberia International Airport’s rapid growth

The Tico Times - October 30, 2019

To commemorate Liberia International Airport's new KLM service between Guanacaste and Amsterdam, we're re-running this 2004 story about the airport's growth.  * * * * GUANACASTE, prepare for…

Watch: KLM plane receives water-cannon salute in first flight to Liberia, Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Watch: KLM plane receives water-cannon salute in first flight to Liberia, Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 29, 2019

Daniel Oduber Quirós Airport in Liberia, Guanacaste has come a long way. Less than two decades after it served fewer than 100,000 passengers a year, the Costa…

Liberia airport in Costa Rica:  Improvements Nearly Complete
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Costa Rica
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Liberia airport in Costa Rica: Improvements Nearly Complete

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 16, 2019

Improvements to the runway at Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) in Liberia, Guanacaste are expected to be completed by the end of the month, officials said.…

Costa Rica airport wins service quality award
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Travel & Tourism
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Costa Rica airport wins service quality award

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 6, 2019

Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport has seen dramatic passenger growth over the past 15 years, and it hasn’t come at the expense of quality. Costa Rica’s second-busiest…

Off the eaten path: Bar La Selegna
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Bar La Selegna

Wililam Ayre - September 28, 2018

Bar La Selegna has been run by the same family in Liberia since the 1970s. While the family has stayed the same, the name hasn’t. It started…