Ten reasons to choose Panama for your next meeting

Ten reasons to choose Panama for your next meeting

Categories: ¿Por qué Panamá?

1. “PANAMA CITY THE #1 PLACE IN THE WORLD TO VISIT IN 2012.” THE NEW YORK TIMES.

Set on scenic Panama Bay, Panama City is a fun, cosmopolitan capital city with a first world infrastructure, first class hotels, world-class restaurants, shopping and a lively nightlife scene.

 

2. PANAMA IS SAFE.

Panama is the safest country for tourists and businessmen in the region.

 

3. PANAMA IS CLOSE.

As a part of Central America, Panama is a short plane ride away. Twelve US cities have direct flights to Panama: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Orlando, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Miami, Houston, Dallas, Las Vegas and Fort Lauderdale.

 

4. YOUR MEETING WILL BE IRS TAX EXEMPT.

Panama is one of a few countries where US companies can fully deduct the expenses of a meeting or convention from their IRS taxes, in the same way they can for a meeting in the USA.

 

5. PANAMA IS AFFORDABLE AND HAS THE US DOLLAR AS ITS CURRENCY.

Panama is the 5th most inexpensive capital city in the world. It also has the US dollar as its currency- a great convenience. No need to exchange money or puzzle over how much that meal costs.

 

6. FREE MEDICAL INSURANCE FOR TOURISTS.

Panama gives one month of free medical insurance to all tourists entering Tocumen lnternational Airport in Panama City. As you leave the airport, you'll receive your free insurance document.

 

7. UP TO US$100.000 IN INCENTIVES.

Large conventions can receive up to US$100.000 in incentives. Panama's Tourism Authority offers incentives for conventions that book more than 500 rooms with a minimum 3 night stay.

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8. PANAMA CITY HAS A GREAT VARIETY OF ATTRACTIONS

Take a city tour of the three Panama Cities-the ruins of the original 16th century Panama City, the 17th century city now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the modern capital of today, Day trips include a speed ferry to a beautiful island beach, eco-tours, a day at an indian village in the jungle and golfing next to a rainforest.

The Frank Gehry Biodiversity Museum will open in 2013.

 

9. PANAMA CITY IS THE BUSINESS CAPITAL OF THE AMERICAS

Panama City is the business hub of the Americas and the center of a region of emerging economies- the perfect place for you and your company to experience the beauty and the dynamics of Latin America.

 

10. SEE THE PANAMA CANAL: "JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME".

Rated # 5 on National Geographic's 100 Journeys of a Lifetime, the Panama Canal & Visitors Center is just 20 minutes from downtown Panama City.

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