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Tainted alcohol deaths: How much is your booze worth to you? Your life?

Tainted alcohol deaths: How much is your booze worth to you? Your life?

Travel and Security is a hot subject these days, whether it be deaths related to tainted alcohol or theft, ... Read More

Panama Costa Rica region struck by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake

Panama Costa Rica region struck by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake

An estimated area of 270 qm in Panama and Costa Rica has been exposed to hazard after a 6.3 ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Premium Travel signs exclusive partnership with BAC Credomatic VIP Lounge

UNIGLOBE Premium Travel signs exclusive partnership with BAC Credomatic VIP Lounge

Passengers flying with UNIGLOBE Premium Travel in Costa Rica now have free access to the newest airport lounge at ... Read More

How Ocho Rios, Jamaica became a life-saving Christmas miracle for two sailors from Costa Rica?

How Ocho Rios, Jamaica became a life-saving Christmas miracle for two sailors from Costa Rica?

Rerouting of the Royal Caribbean's Empress of the Seas from Cuba to Ocho Rios, Jamaica meant to be a life-saving ... Read More

Why AIRBNB and UBER may not be a safe way to travel in Costa Rica

Why AIRBNB and UBER may not be a safe way to travel in Costa Rica

Traveling to Costa Rica and staying at an AIRBNB and taking an UBER may not be a safe decision. ... Read More

Riu Hotels to keep Matapalo Beach in Costa Rica safer and cleaner

Riu Hotels to keep Matapalo Beach in Costa Rica safer and cleaner

RIU Hotels continues to work in contributing to the improvement and good maintenance of the destinations where it operates. Read More

UK visitors to Costa Rica increase by 2.5% in the first half of 2018

UK visitors to Costa Rica increase by 2.5% in the first half of 2018

The latest statistics released by the Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) reveal that a total of 40,907 visitors from ... Read More

Earthquake rattles Costa Rica

Earthquake rattles Costa Rica

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica today, August 17, 2018, at 23:22:36 UTC near the border of Panama. Read More

Travel from Costa Rica to the US: New hand luggage restrictions

Travel from Costa Rica to the US: New hand luggage restrictions

Costa Rica travelers wantingt to visit the USA, or simply make a connection there, must meet new restrictions for ... Read More

Student tourist drowns in Costa Rica

Student tourist drowns in Costa Rica

In this week’s travel law article, we examine the case of Thackurdeen v. Duke University, No. 1:16CV1108 (M.D.N.C. 2018) ... Read More

Costa Rica appoints new Tourism Minister: María Amalia Revelo Raventós

Costa Rica appoints new Tourism Minister: María Amalia Revelo Raventós

The newly-elected President of Costa Rica, Mr. Carlos Alvarado Quesada, has chosen María Amalia Revelo Raventós as the country’s ... Read More

Just opened: Brand New Costa Rica Convention Center

Just opened: Brand New Costa Rica Convention Center

The Costa Rica Convention Centre (CRCC) has just opened its doors – a futuristic and sustainable 15,600-square-metre space located ... Read More

Costa Rica: UK visitor numbers up 6.7% in 2017

Costa Rica: UK visitor numbers up 6.7% in 2017

The latest figures from the Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) indicate that a total of 76,173 visitors from the ... Read More

Top 5 vacation destinations for 2018

Top 5 vacation destinations for 2018

Top 5 vacation destinations for 2018 Read More

Costa Rica 2018: The next big thing in wellness

Costa Rica 2018: The next big thing in wellness

The phrase “Pura Vida” can be heard echoing throughout Costa Rica. Read More

LATAM Airlines inaugurates flight to Costa Rica

LATAM Airlines inaugurates flight to Costa Rica

The airline group will operate the new route to San José from Lima, offering connections from cities including Santiago, ... Read More

Earthquake in Costa Rica: 6.5

A 6.5 Earthquake was measured at 2.28 UTC time on Monday 16km South East of Jaco, Costa Rica. Jacó ... Read More

New flights from Fort Lauderdale to Turks and Caicos, San Jose, Costa Rica and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

New flights from Fort Lauderdale to Turks and Caicos, San Jose, Costa Rica and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Fort Lauderdale to Turks and Caicos, San Jose, Costa Rica and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. New Service on Southwest ... Read More

Conference on Planet, People, Peace (P3) arrives in Costa Rica next week

Conference on Planet, People, Peace (P3) arrives in Costa Rica next week

Costa Rica is ready to host a new edition of the prestigious International Conference on Sustainable Tourism: Planet, People, ... Read More

Lufthansa to fly nonstop from Frankfurt to San José, Costa Rica in 2018

Lufthansa to fly nonstop from Frankfurt to San José, Costa Rica in 2018

Good news for all fans of Central America: Lufthansa will include the Frankfurt - San José connection in their ... Read More

Zip-lining accident in Costa Rica – Is cruise ship liable?

Zip-lining accident in Costa Rica – Is cruise ship liable?

In this week’s article, we examine the case of Wolf v. Celebrity Cruises, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 5348 (11th ... Read More

UNWTO names President of Costa Rica as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

UNWTO names President of Costa Rica as Special Ambassador of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

As part of the observance of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), ... Read More