Tag: Costa Rica

Carnival Corporation: Panama Canal sailings

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 19:00

Carnival Corporation brands have 26 ships and over 70 voyages scheduled to sail tourists to the Panama Canal. Six of Carnival Corporation's global cruise line brands will sail partially or ... Read More

Alaska Airlines adds a top requested destination from Paine Field

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 21:09

Palm Springs becomes the ninth destination served by Alaska Airlines at Paine Field in Everett. The Alaska Airlines Blog has all the details, including the flight times, when the service ... Read More

Strong earthquake rocks El Salvador

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 14:59

A powerful earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6, has hit off the coast of El Salvador. The quake sent frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn ... Read More

Pride flies with United Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 18:36

Today, United Airlines announced new and exciting opportunities to help customers celebrate Pride Month through MileagePlus Exclusives benefitting United charity partner, The Trevor Project. As part of its mission to ... Read More

RIU Hotels and Preverisk Group working in partnership for hotel sustainability

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 15:55

RIU Hotels & Resorts is pursuing its commitment to hotel sustainability together with its partner company Preverisk Group (Gestión de Riesgos Ambientales S.L.), a company with more than 20 years ... Read More

American Airlines adds flights to the South

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 00:40

Winter begins in just 226 days, but don’t worry — American Airlines has you covered with more ways than ever to get somewhere warm. Two new destinations will join the ... Read More

SaferTourism.com: How dangerous is travel according to Dr. Peter Tarlow

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 20:38

The recently concluded 26th International Tourism Security Conference in Las Vegas celebrated over a quarter Century of Tourism Safety and Security. Dr. Peter Tarlow of SaferTourism.com  had a major part ... Read More

World’s top 10 sustainable places to stay revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 15:30

Travel is not just about seeing the wonders of the earth but understanding our impact upon it. With increasing frequency, people are looking to make the shift from "tourist" to ... Read More

Travel Leaders Network embarks upon major international expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 22:25

Travel Leaders Network, North America's largest travel agency organization, in partnership with sister company Travel Leaders Corporate, has embarked upon a large-scale international expansion program to expand opportunities and provide ... Read More

New Cancun resort: Vacation like a Hollywood star

editor editor- April 10, 2019 02:59

Guests can get close to authentic Hollywood Memorabilia in a beachfront setting and dine at any of 16 world-class restaurants including Guy Fieri’s Burger Joint when the highly-anticipated Planet Hollywood ... Read More

UNIGLOBE Premium Travel signs exclusive partnership with BAC Credomatic VIP Lounge

editor editor- March 1, 2019 00:52

Passengers flying with UNIGLOBE Premium Travel in Costa Rica now have free access to the newest airport lounge at Juan Santamaria International Airport, also known as San Jose International Airport ... Read More

Can you be a student and a full-time traveller?

editor editor- February 26, 2019 17:30

It would be worthwhile to clarify that life in travel is not a goal that is mandatory for all. In other words, if you do not want to travel, and ... Read More

Avianca Airlines enters its 100th year of uninterrupted operation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 16:20

In 2019 Avianca Airlines celebrates its 100-year anniversary. It ratifies its position as the oldest airline in the Americas and the oldest in the world with uninterrupted operations. In order ... Read More

FITUR beats the record for participation in its most international edition yet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 17:25

From 23 to 27 January, Madrid will once again become the focus of attention for the international tourism community with FITUR, the International Tourism Fair, organized by IFEMA. This year’s ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 24, 2018 08:23

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

Carnival Cruise Line adds San Francisco to its West Coast port network

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 00:15

Carnival Cruise Line today announced that for the first time, it will offer a series of cruises from San Francisco, with Carnival Miracle operating a diverse schedule that includes four- ... Read More

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 3, 2018 17:59

Traveling to Costa Rica and staying at an AIRBNB and taking an UBER may not be a safe decision. be A body was reportedly found Monday on the Costa Rican property where ... Read More

Four Seasons to pop down on KISMET superyacht

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2018 14:10

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts will present the third installment of its original global event series in Miami aboard KISMET, a custom designed 95 metre (312 foot) superyacht. The latest ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

International medical tourism event to be held in Costa Rica

editor editor- March 12, 2013 08:50

Costa Rica is set to host the fourth edition of the Medical Travel International Business Summit 2013, from April 24-26 at Hotel Los Sueños Marriott, in Playa Herradura, Puntarenas. Read More

Costa Rica’s main international airport shut down

editor editor- October 19, 2012 08:49

Costa Rica's Juan Santamaria International Airport was shut down on Thursday afternoon after the tires of a plane burst upon landing, sending it skidding along the runway, the country's fire ... Read More

Costa Rica rocked by 7.6 earthquake

editor editor- September 6, 2012 00:24

(eTN) - A 7.6 magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica at 14:42:10 UTC today, Wednesday, September 5, 2012, off the northwest coast, according to a report from the US Geological Survey. Read More

Costa Rica to create Caribbean tourism hub with record investment

editor editor- December 7, 2011 07:26

The Costa Rican government is aiming to develop a quiet stretch of its Caribbean coast into a tourism mecca with the biggest investment of its kind in the country’s history. Read More

Costa Rica to seek British police help over journalist’s disappearance

editor editor- November 8, 2011 07:13

LONDON, England - Costa Rica's Vice President and Vice Foreign Minister promised to take the step at a face-to-face meeting in San Jose with Jeremy Browne in October. Read More

Costa Rica beefs up tourist security for upcoming high season

editor editor- November 7, 2011 04:18

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - The Tourist Police Force of the Ministry of Public Security (MSP) is preparing its operations plan to increase tourist safety in all their locations during ... Read More

2 years and still no answers in search for UK journalist missing in Costa Rica

editor editor- October 18, 2011 07:08

LONDON, England - The family of missing British journalist Michael Dixon returns to Costa Rica on the second anniversary of his disappearance to continue to look for answers. Read More

New Costa Rican ad campaign targets US, Canadian tourists

editor editor- October 8, 2011 06:34

The Costa Rica Tourism Board unveiled a new advertising campaign Thursday that aims to lure tourists in the United States and Canada to the isthmus by giving away $1 million ... Read More

WestJet welcomes new Canada-Costa Rica air agreement

editor editor- August 12, 2011 04:41

CALGARY - WestJet today welcomed the announcement of a new air transport agreement between Canada and Costa Rica. Read More

Over million tourists come to Costa Rica in first half of 2011

editor editor- August 11, 2011 05:14

During the first six months of the year, Costa Rica received 1.197.199 international tourists admitted for all ports. Read More

What to do in Costa Rica

editor editor- June 13, 2011 03:07

Costa Rica, with its beautiful beaches, vibrant culture and stunning wildlife, has long been a peaceful haven in Latin America for US tourists - but now, it seems that the ... Read More

Costa Rica seeks UK help on missing journalist

editor editor- June 10, 2011 03:45

LONDON, England - Commenting on the case of missing British journalist Michael Dixon, Costa Rican foreign minister Rene Castro has said: "We will welcome the co-operation of the [British] police ... Read More

Number of North American tourists to Costa Rica shrinks

editor editor- June 8, 2011 06:52

Over the last six years the percentage of North American tourists in Costa Rica has declined, new figures show. However the percentage of visitors from Central and South America has ... Read More

Minister lays out goals for Costa Rican tourism industry

editor editor- May 28, 2011 04:37

In his second term serving as Costa Rica’s tourism minister, Allan Flores says he feels a little savvier. Read More

UK Foreign Office issues travel warning for Costa Rica

editor editor- May 25, 2011 04:33

LONDON, England - The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has published an official warning about the increasing number of missing people in Costa Rica on its travel advice website http://www.fco.gov.uk/e Read More

International Travelers’ Philanthropy Conference goes to Costa Rica for 3rd annual meet

- May 20, 2011 08:07

Dr. Martha Honey,Co-Founder and Co-Director of CREST, heads the Washington, DC, office and shares with Sandy the upcoming information for the CREST conference in Costa Rica. Read More