Articles tagged “costa rica”

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Costa Rica relies on U.S. military for prime position in Latin American tourism

Costa Rica relies on U.S. military for prime position in Latin American tourism

Micheal Weissenstein, Associated Press

The U.S. is trying to help Costa Rica keep its drug problem under control, but there's something about foxes and hen houses here that, despite best intentions, doesn't fortel a successful endeavour.

7 years ago

Forget eco-escapes, Costa Rica’s next vacation frontier is medical tourism

Isabella Cota, Reuters

While the coverage that goes with "Obamacare" may keep some potential visitors in the U.S., incentives offered by U.S. insurance companies to seek cheaper treatment abroad may pick up the slack.

7 years ago

Costa Rican resort dresses up natural springs with spa services

Lindsay Fendt, Tico Times

There are tourists who want to enjoy their nature pure and preserved and those who prefer their volcanic springs with a piña colada on the side.

7 years ago

Costa Rica bans all tourist hunting activity in a Latin American first

Isabella Cota, Reuters

With the allowances the legislature has made for local hunting, this act seems like a no-brainer in a country well-known for its ecological and wildlife activities.

7 years ago

Costa Rica’s “Happiest Country” push surely isn’t making Bhutan happy

It's refreshing that two countries are arguing over who's happier as opposed to, say, who has the loosest slots or is more welcoming to underage drinking.

7 years ago

Guanacaste, Costa Rica is happy to see tourism returning to pre-2008 levels

An improved economy has helped, but the region's growth is also due to a new international airport and better-planned developments.

7 years ago