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Spanish TV show to feature Costa Rica travel
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Spanish TV show to feature Costa Rica travel

The Tico Times - April 14, 2021

The Spanish television program "Planeta Calleja" will feature Costa Rica in its upcoming season, the Tourism Board (ICT) says. Jesús Calleja, producer of the adventure travel program,…

Expect delays at immigration on Saturday
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Expect delays at immigration on Saturday

The Tico Times - April 13, 2021

On Saturday, April 17, planned system maintenance will cause delays at all immigration control posts in Costa Rica, the Immigration Administration says. The Judicial Branch conducted similar…

Costa Rica turns to influencers to promote tourism
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Costa Rica turns to influencers to promote tourism

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 9, 2021

The Costa Rica Tourism Board is hiring social-media influencers to help promote the country to foreign visitors. As part of the ICT's international advertising strategy, "a program for…

Air passenger traffic maintains downward trend
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Air passenger traffic maintains downward trend

AFP and The Tico Times - April 7, 2021

Air passenger transport in the world represented a quarter of the levels registered before the pandemic in February, IATA announced on Wednesday, specifying that ten times fewer…

U.S. updates guidance for vaccinated travelers
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U.S. updates guidance for vaccinated travelers

The Tico Times - April 5, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the United States on Friday issued updated guidance for travelers who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. While…

As air travel picks up, United says it is hiring pilots
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As air travel picks up, United says it is hiring pilots

AFP - April 2, 2021

United Airlines announced Thursday it will immediately start hiring pilots, beginning with a group of 300, to be ready to meet growing demand for air travel. "With…

Costa Rica lab offers at-airport Covid tests
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Costa Rica lab offers at-airport Covid tests

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 29, 2021

Laboratorios Echandi is advertising rapid antigen tests at Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) in Liberia, Guanacaste, for travelers who need a negative result in order to…

Lufthansa to increase flights to Costa Rica
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Lufthansa to increase flights to Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 27, 2021

Starting Sunday and for a month, German airline Lufthansa will increase the frequency of its weekly flights to Costa Rica from three to five. The routes are…

72 hours in Turrialba, Costa Rica 
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72 hours in Turrialba, Costa Rica 

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 25, 2021

Hundreds of thousands of people visit Costa Rica every year to enjoy the country’s natural beauty and wildlife, but only a small fraction of them travel to…

Domestic airlines prepare Semana Santa flights and deals
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Travel & Tourism
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Domestic airlines prepare Semana Santa flights and deals

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 23, 2021

Two domestic airlines, SANSA and Costa Rica Green Airways, continue to offer intra-national flights during the coronavirus pandemic. Between them, the carriers offer flights from the San…