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Hilton Opens New Hotel in Costa Rica

 Hilton Hotels has opened its newest hotel in the tallest building in Costa Rica.  The new Hilton San Jose La Sabana is set in the capital’s Leumi Business Center, a 38-story tower in the up-and-coming Samana Norte neighborhood of San …

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Southwest Airlines Is Bringing Back More Caribbean Flights

 Southwest Airlines is set to continue its Caribbean relaunch this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned. The relaunch is headlined by a major increase in its Cancun service beginning June 12 that will include the return of Saturday-only service from Pittsburgh …

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American Airlines Adding Costa Rica to Pre-Flight Testing Program

 American Airlines is adding Costa Rica to its newly-announced pre-flight testing program, the company said this week.  The plan will begin on Oct. 15 at Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport.  In the next few weeks, American Airlines will be launching a …

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 Costa Rica’s tourism sector is about to get a major boost from Europe. European carrier KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is launching new flights to Costa Rica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The air giant is launching four flights per week from …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montego Bay is booming. The Jamaican travel hub, which is seeing a massive boost in new airlift in 2019, will get another lift in November with the launch of new daily American Airlines flights from …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is adding a new nonstop route to San Jose, Costa Rica. The New York City-based carrier is launching a new thrice-weekly route between New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport and San Jose, Costa Rica. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s a big month for the hotel market in Costa Rica. First, there was the debut of the new Planet Hollywood Beach Resort; in a few weeks, W opens its first hotel in the country, …

 Hollywood actor and director Mel Gibson is selling his 403-acre jungle retreat in Costa Rica. The property, called Playa Barrigona, has been listed with Christie’s International Real Estate for $29.75 million. The property includes three homes on a hilltop with …

 Above: a map of the quake (graphic: USGS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Costa Rica was shaken Sunday by a 4.3-magnitude earthquake, according to data from the United States Geological Survey. The quake’s epicentre was in San Antonio, about 2 …

 Above: the pool at the new Sheraton San Jose By the Caribbean Journal staff Sheraton has returned to Costa Rica, following the opening of the Sheraton San Jose this week. The property, which is managed by GHL Hoteles, has 172 …

 Above: a JetBlue flight By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue’s expansion is moving ahead at full steam, with San Jose, Costa Rica the latest destination for the company in the region. The company is launching daily nonstop service between Fort …

 Above: a rendering of the Wyndham Garden San José Escazú By the Caribbean Journal staff Wyndham has opened its first hotel in Costa Rica, with the 111-room Wyndham Garden San José Escazú debuting in San Juan. The hotel is owned …

 Above: the ICHR in San Jose By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Court of Human Rights will hold its 44th Extraordinary Period of Sessions in Barbados from Oct. 10 to Oct. 14, its first time doing so in the …