Expotur organizers announce ‘multidestination’ focus for this year’s edition
Tourism
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Tourism
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Expotur organizers announce ‘multidestination’ focus for this year’s edition

Elizabeth Lang - March 14, 2018

This year's Expotur will highlight Costa Rica's appeal to a wide variety of tourists, all throughout the year – not only because of its famed biodiversity and increasingly…

The growth of the Tamarindo Diria Hotel
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Business
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The growth of the Tamarindo Diria Hotel

Elizabeth Lang - January 24, 2018

It's a landmark on Tamarindo's main road and in many ways a symbol for the rapid growth of the area: the Hotel Diria, a hotel that has…

Costa Rica ranks high in new U.S. travel information system
Travel News
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Travel News
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Costa Rica ranks high in new U.S. travel information system

AFP - January 10, 2018

The U.S. State Department unveiled a new system Wednesday to inform its citizens about travel safety around the world by introducing a four-point country safety ranking  and…

Costa Rica feels the chill from North America’s cold snap
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Weather
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Costa Rica feels the chill from North America’s cold snap

AFP - January 6, 2018

Tropical Central America has been feeling the chilly outer rim of the weather phenomenon that has plunged the eastern United States and Canada into a deep freeze.…

Winds seen as factor in Costa Rica plane crash that killed 12
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Plane Crash
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Winds seen as factor in Costa Rica plane crash that killed 12

AFP - January 1, 2018

Strong winds are now being viewed as a factor in the crash of a small plane in Costa Rica that killed all 10 U.S.. passengers on board…

Low airfares to Mexico increase tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Low airfares to Mexico increase tourism

The Tico Times - August 10, 2017

Volaris, Interjet, Aeromexico, Avianca and other aeronautical companies offer direct flights to Mexico starting at $198 for a round trip. Just last year, visitation of Costa Rica…

Tourism entrepreneurs oppose license, royalty payments to canopy patent holder
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Tourism entrepreneurs oppose license, royalty payments to canopy patent holder

L. Arias - June 5, 2017

A new chapter has begun in a long-running Costa Rican tourism business controversy: The Civil Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala I, has ruled that the…

Manuel Antonio National Park administration moving to comply with Health Ministry orders
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Manuel Antonio National Park administration moving to comply with Health Ministry orders

L. Arias - May 9, 2017

The Environment Ministry's National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) reported that it will invest approximately ₡600 million (some $1 million) in improvements to Manuel Antonio National Park before…

Construction of Discovery Costa Rica set to begin in 2018
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Construction of Discovery Costa Rica set to begin in 2018

L. Arias - April 19, 2017

Leaders of government, business and diplomacy met at the the National Theater Tuesday to provide details about the massive new adventure park that Discovery will open in Guanacaste in…

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…