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The Future of Travel: What’s in store for Costa Rica?

We don't yet know when things might return to normal. Indeed, we don't even know *if* they will return to normal.

How Costa Rica beat the New York coronavirus response

Costa Rica beat the New York coronavirus response. Caya, a Costa Rican-American Youtuber who makes videos about startups, tech and travel, asks: "How did we do it?"

Booking.com Orders Costa Rica Hotels To Refund Reservations

booking.com has notified its partners that any requests from guests, through its website or call centres, for refunds of reservation prepayments will be provided without penalty.

Costa Rica Approves Emergency Rules on Employee Contracts

In response to the COVID19 pandemic, the government of Costa Rica yesterday approved emergency legislation that will permit an some employers to “suspend” or put on hold the labor contracts of employees.

Airbnb orders all hosts to refund existing reservations

Airbnb has invoked its "extenuating circumstances" policy globally, which requires all hosts to refund for their reservations amid the sweeping coronavirus pandemic. Many Airbnb hosts, who believe the company should share in the pain, are upset about the policy.

Bumpy Roads Ahead in Costa Rica Tourism

There is no handbook on how to deal with this - we are in uncharted territory. In Skift's recent Travel Tourism Industry newsletter, Seth Borko provides an overview of where North American travellers are currently at in regards to future travel.