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Singing animals will ‘save the Americans’ (and the Canadians) in a new Costa Rica tourism ad campaign
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Singing animals will ‘save the Americans’ (and the Canadians) in a new Costa Rica tourism ad campaign

L. Arias - December 12, 2014

The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) on Thursday presented a new advertising campaign to draw tourists from the U.S. and Canada starting on Dec. 17. The campaign's messages were…

Tourism chamber leaders vow to escalate fight against added sales tax
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Tourism chamber leaders vow to escalate fight against added sales tax

L. Arias - September 9, 2014

Leaders of the National Tourism Chamber (CANATUR) on Tuesday said they will use all available legal tactics to challenge a Finance Ministry order to start collecting 13 percent…

Costa Rica tourism minister calls cruise ship industry a ‘cornerstone’ for economic recovery
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Costa Rica tourism minister calls cruise ship industry a ‘cornerstone’ for economic recovery

L. Arias - August 27, 2014

The cruise ship season began on Costa Rica's Pacific coast last Sunday with the arrival of the Carnival Legend in Puntarenas. At the same time, Tourism Minister Wilhelm…

Another decree angers Costa Rica’s tourism sector
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Another decree angers Costa Rica’s tourism sector

L. Arias - August 26, 2014

A reorganization of the Solís administration has the tourism sector on edge. On Monday, the Costa Rican Chamber of Hotels criticized a decree signed by President Luis…

Dismantling Costa Rica’s lesbian and gay closet
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Dismantling Costa Rica’s lesbian and gay closet

Gary L. Lehring - May 12, 2014

Luis Guillermo Solís has barely begun his presidency and already the LGBTI communities have much to celebrate. For one, Solís is the first president of Costa Rica…

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