Costa Rica is re-opening its borders to UK travellers from this Saturday, following their nearly four-month closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The president of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada, has appointed Gustavo Segura Sancho to the role of minister of tourism. He will also step up as executive president of the Costa Rica Tourism Board.
The Costa Rica Tourism Board has unveiled a list of 16 health protocols to be implemented ahead of the reopening of some of the most popular hospitality areas in the country.
Having been recognised by the United Nations for the country’s commitment to sustainability, María Amalia Revelo Raventó, minister of tourism for Costa Rica, here explains to Breaking Travel News how the destination plans to go carbon neutral by 2050.
Costa Rica has declared the Miravalles Volcano National Park-Jorge Manuel Dengo as the country’s 29th national park. The destination’s protected areas now encompass more than a quarter of its land mass, more than any other country in the world.
Six Senses will expand its footprint to Central America as it teams up with the Canyon Group to announce the development of Six Senses Papagayo. The Costa Rican property offers a new adventure for those seeking love of life and health in a private, eco-conscious and away-from-it-all destination.
Breaking Travel News speaks to María Amalia Revelo Raventós, minister of tourism for Costa Rica, during World Travel Market in London. She tells us how the natural attractions of the destination are putting it on the international hospitality map as well as bringing us up to date with the reopening of the Arenal Volcano National Park.