Tourism Chamber: Please support businesses outside Poás safety perimeter
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Tourism Chamber: Please support businesses outside Poás safety perimeter

L. Arias - April 18, 2017

The National Tourism Chamber (CANATUR) is calling on the population not to forget about the Poás Volcano region altogether, but rather to visit the many destinations in…

Municipal project to build cableway to Chirripó’s peak faces opposition
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Municipal project to build cableway to Chirripó’s peak faces opposition

L. Arias - March 5, 2017

The Municipality of Pérez Zeledón, south of San José, approved an initiative to promote the construction of a cableway to Chirripó, Costa Rica’s highest peak. The project,…

Health Ministry extends deadline to perform improvements at Manuel Antonio
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Costa Rica
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Health Ministry extends deadline to perform improvements at Manuel Antonio

L. Arias - February 14, 2017

The administration of Manuel Antonio National Park failed to comply with a Health Ministry deadline to conduct improvement works in the park’s infrastructure, prompting the Ministry to extend…

Health Ministry orders improvements at Manuel Antonio National Park
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Health Ministry orders improvements at Manuel Antonio National Park

L. Arias - February 13, 2017

This year, Valentine's Day is also the deadline that the Health Ministry set for administrators of Manuel Antonio National Park to conduct a series of infrastructure improvements. Among other requirements for…

Costa Rican Electricity Institute launches construction of artificial reef
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Costa Rican Electricity Institute launches construction of artificial reef

L. Arias - January 24, 2017

Eight divers from the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) are using waste material from the national electrical grid to build a structure expected to become an artificial reef. The institute reported on…

Guanacaste airport expansion set to begin in January
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Guanacaste airport expansion set to begin in January

L. Arias - December 14, 2016

Works to expand and improve Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR), in Liberia, Guanacaste will begin next month, Casa Presidencial confirmed in a  statement. Airport administrator Corporación…

Two low-cost airlines launch operations in Costa Rica
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Two low-cost airlines launch operations in Costa Rica

L. Arias - December 2, 2016

The travel market in Costa Rica expanded this week with two low-cost airlines opening new flights to and from Juan Santamaría International Airport, outside of San José. Mexican…

Low-cost airlines increase presence in Costa Rica
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Airlines
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Low-cost airlines increase presence in Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 25, 2016

Low-cost airlines are targeting Costa Rican travelers and, just in the past few days, three of them announced new routes to enter the battle for the Tico…

PHOTOS: Chasing Moby at Uvita’s Whale and Dolphin Festival
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PHOTOS: Chasing Moby at Uvita’s Whale and Dolphin Festival

Kristel Segeren - September 16, 2016

The annual Whale and Dolphin Festival was held earlier this month for the eighth time in the small, Pacific coast town of Uvita. September is probably the best…

Caminos de Osa rural tourism project takes you to the doorsteps of Costa Rica’s people
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Caminos de Osa rural tourism project takes you to the doorsteps of Costa Rica’s people

Jill Replogle - September 5, 2016

Milking a cow was not something I expected to do on my three-day tour of Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula with the organization Caminos de Osa. And yet, once…