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Monday 22 May 2017

Costa Rica Tourism Is Promoted In The U.S.

With more than 900.000 American tourist arrivals last year, the United States continues to be the largest market...

Costa Rica Among World’s Top Destinations For Medical Tourism

QCOSTARICA - Healthcare seekers contemplating value-based treatment overseas and looking for just the right destination should know that...

The Most Important Phrase to Know When Visiting Costa Rica

COSTA RICA TRAVEL  - First-time visitors to Costa Rica will notice a particular saying that flows from the...

Costa Rica is a Top Port of Call for Cruise Ships

Travelers who are looking for a tropical destination on their next vacation might want to consider a cruise. There...

Government Says Playa Naranjo Ferry Service Will Be Restored Next Week

UPDATE: March 27, 2015 - The ferry service will resume on Sunday, March 29, says Coonatamar and with...

What $16,500/night gets you in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL (via New York Post) - Costa Rica’s Papagayo peninsula, situated along the Central American country’s northwest...

Costa Rica’s Cruise Ship Season Begins With The Arrival of the Carnival Legend

COSTA RICA TRAVEL - The cruise liner season in the Costa Rican Pacific began with the arrival Sunday...

Hotel Punta Islita in Costa Rica Joins Autograph Collection

(Hotel News Source) The milestone is significant one for Autograph Collection, having reached 50 hotels in 13...

Garza, Guanacaste

Located just off Route 160 in Guanacaste, the town of Garza is a charming beachside community. Home to...

South Africa’s Tourism Sector Can Learn From Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS -- South Africa's tourism sector can learn a lot from Costa Rica, which managed to...

Places To Stay In Costa Rica You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

COSTA RICA TRAVEL - Thinking of visiting Costa Rica? or already in Costa Rica and looking for something...

Visiting and Travel in Costa Rica: Should You Fly Or Drive From Arenal to Manuel Antonio?

COSTA RICA TRAVEL -- A shuttle flight from Arenal to Manuel Antonio is quick, but driving allows you...

Sea Turtle Nestings Draw Tourists to Costa Rica

In honour of the 14th annual World Turtle Day, Tulemar Resort in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, provides useful...

Costa Rica Promotes Tourism To Winter Olympic Television Audience

Costa Rica's participation in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia is not through any athletes, rather through...

Wellness Tourism A Growing Trend

QCOSTARICA - Sustained growth has been projected in "wellness" tourism in the region, which still needs to make...

Monteverde & the Quakers: The Past that Preserved the Future

Monteverde in Costa Rica, is one of those places that you visit excepting to see beauty, but still...

“Tico Talk” Aims To Teach Potential Visitors How Costa Ricans Talk

QCOSTARICA - “¿quiere un yodo?”  (want a coffee) is one of the phrases that the Instituto Costarricense de...

Costa Rica Among 10 of the World’s Best Nighttime Adventures

COSTA RICA TRAVEL - Costa Rica is listed among CNN's "10 of the world's best nighttime adventures". As CNN...

Costa Rica: Where Environmentalism and Tourism Live in Harmony

Standing on the seashore at Playa Guiones, on Costa Rica’s northwest Guanacaste shoreline, and taking a look eastward,...

Costa Rica A Record In Tourism In 2014

QCOSTARICA - Almost 70% of international arrivals by air corresponded to North American visitors, followed by Europe with...

Sunwing Vacations Launches Direct Service From Edmonton to Liberia, Costa Rica

COSTA RICA TRAVEL - The tropics got a little closer for western Canadians this week as Sunwing Vacations...

Only 4.5 Hours to Make The Five-Hour Drive to San Jose Airport

COSTA RICA TRAVEL (The Globe and Mail) - Only 4.5 hours to make the five-hour drive to the...

Hotel Operators Worried About Decline of Tourists

While vacationers are happy heading home today, ending their two week mid-year school vacation period, others are gloom,...

10 Things that Don’t Make Sense on the Bus from Nicoya to San Jose

QCOSTARICA by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste - At the height of 2015, many companies are fighting to offer...

Double Decker Bus Tours of San José To Start Dec. 16

COSTA RICA TOURISM -- Foreign and local tourists will have the option of a double decker bus of...

Manuel Antonio To Have Safer Trails For Visitors

Providing safer trails for visitors is part of the plan in the rebuilding 100% of the eight paths...

Costa Rica Tops In Most Likely Recommended Travel Destination

A survey among 23,000 holidaymakers in 26 countries worldwide has named Costa Rica as the destination most would...

Costa Rica: the ultimate (affordable!) tropical vacation

No matter what your "vacation personality" is, Costa Rica has something just for you: Relax, go green, see...

Poás, Costa Rica’s Most Popular Volcano

Poás Volcano National Park (in Spanish: Parque Nacional Volcán Poás) is a national park that covers an area...

The Mountain Town of Puriscal

QCOSTARICA by Paul, retireforlessincostarica.com - Puriscal is a canton (county) within San Jose province. Its heart and capital...

Send In The Sloths: Costa Rica Touts Its Wildlife To Lure Tourists

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - Last year, the Costa Rica Tourism Board (Insituto Costarricense de Turismo - ICT) and its...

Costa Rican Agritourism Growing More Popular

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - Deep-sea diving, zip-lining and surfing are well-known draws for tourists in Costa Rica, but rural...