New Cruise Ship to Arrive in Costa Rica in 2010

Star Clippers Cruise Ship Company, with high-end ships, plans to include Costa Rica in a new route for 2010.

Monday, May 11, 2009

The ship that will sail to Costa Rica is the "Star Flyer," with a 170 passenger capacity.

Leticia Vindas wrote on the El Financiero website: "They are 115 meters-long, 'traditional style' ships, but with luxury services. They sail throughout the Eastern Mediterranean, Southeast Asian and French Polynesia, and Costa Rica in 2010."

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Countries are making significant efforts to strengthen this sector, according to the Tourism Promotion Agency of Central America.

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StarClippers to Dock in Costa Rica

January 2010

StarClippers, a luxury cruise ship line, has included Costa Rica as one of its destinations.

The first ship is expected to arrive by the end of 2010. explained that the company will operate a route from Costa Rica to Nicaragua, visiting Puerto Caldera, Playas del Coco, Santa Rosa National Park, Samara, Puerto Carrillo, Curú National Reserve, Tortugas Island and San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua.

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