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New brand from Costa Rica Tourist Board

New brand from Costa Rica Tourist Board

The Costa Rica Tourist Board has officially presented Essential Costa Rica, the new country brand that Costa Rica will use to project its image internationally. The decision is part of a bid to attract more tourists and investors to the country, boost exports of home products and in particular technology, and differentiate itself from competitors.

Costa Rica hit by 6.6 magnitude earthquake

Costa Rica hit by 6.6 magnitude earthquake

25 October 2012 Tourism News

A powerful 6.6 magnitude earthquake has struck the western coast of Costa Rica, according to reports from the United States Geological Survey. The quake was centred about 38 miles south of Liberia, Costa Rica, at a depth of 11.8 miles.

Fears grow over Costa Rica travel

Fears grow over Costa Rica travel

31 May 2011 Tourism News

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its travel advice for Costa Rica following an increase in the number of missing tourists reported in the country. A total of eight foreigners - including one British national – are presently believed to have gone missing in the last two years, with some related to criminal activity.