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Costa Rica will announce this week a firm date for return of international tourism
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Costa Rica will announce this week a firm date for return of international tourism

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 24, 2020

Costa Rica will announce this week a firm date for the return of international tourism, President Carlos Alvarado said Wednesday. “As part of the announcements we’ll make…

No tourism from countries with heavy coronavirus transmission, Health Ministry says (again)
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No tourism from countries with heavy coronavirus transmission, Health Ministry says (again)

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 22, 2020

Costa Rica is planning a very gradual reopening for international tourists, Health Minister Daniel Salas said last week. Salas on Sunday again spoke on the possibility of…

Costa Rica creating more long weekends in 2020 and 2021
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Costa Rica creating more long weekends in 2020 and 2021

The Tico Times - June 22, 2020

The Costa Rican Legislative Assembly last week approved in a first debate a law project that will strategically move several holidays in order to boost domestic tourism.…

Tourism sector ‘can no longer endure’ economic crisis, asks for borders to reopen
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Tourism sector ‘can no longer endure’ economic crisis, asks for borders to reopen

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 19, 2020

Three influential figures in Costa Rica's tourism sector asked the government to set a firm date for reopening the nation's borders to international tourism. In a letter…

No international tourism until citizen safety can be guaranteed, Health Ministry says
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No international tourism until citizen safety can be guaranteed, Health Ministry says

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 18, 2020

Health Minister Daniel Salas on Thursday offered more comments about the factors Costa Rica is considering before it will welcome international tourists. Salas said that the Health…

Health Ministry suggests ‘very gradual’ return for international tourism to Costa Rica
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Health Ministry suggests ‘very gradual’ return for international tourism to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 16, 2020

Costa Rica is planning a very gradual reopening for international tourists, Health Minister Daniel Salas said Tuesday. In his most direct comments on the subject in weeks,…

U.S. Embassy announces June 24 repatriation flight from Costa Rica to Florida
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U.S. Embassy announces June 24 repatriation flight from Costa Rica to Florida

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 11, 2020

The United States Embassy in Costa Rica has coordinated with Spirit Airlines to offer a repatriation flight from Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) near San José to…

Costa Rica’s airports prepare health measures for return of international travel
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Costa Rica’s airports prepare health measures for return of international travel

The Tico Times - June 10, 2020

Costa Rica's airports are preparing for the return of international travel — whenever that may be. In an interview with the daily La Nación, Juan Belliard, director of…

UK announces repatriation flight from Costa Rica to London
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UK announces repatriation flight from Costa Rica to London

The Tico Times - June 2, 2020

The United Kingdom has announced a repatriation flight from Costa Rica for Britons who need to return home during the coronavirus crisis. The flight is scheduled for…

Lufthansa announces June flights to Costa Rica
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Lufthansa announces June flights to Costa Rica

The Tico Times - May 29, 2020

Lufthansa will resume flights to Costa Rica in June, the airline said in a press release. Starting in mid-June, the German carrier plans to resume several international…