More than 250 travel and tourism agents who are members of the Latin American Confederation of Tourism Organizations (COTAL) will hold a four-day meeting in Panama from November 21st to 24th, intended to pool their criteria on new tourism trends, present information on their members' offers, and swap knowledge about market behavior.
In the month of August eight conventions will be held in Panama, ranging from 50 to 800 participants each. The city hotels and beach resorts that serve as venues register over 4,275 room nights from these meetings, reported the Panama Tourism Authority (ATP).
The first four gates for the third set of locks in the Panama Canal, of a total of 16 needed to expand the waterway, will dock at Colón on Tuesday, after a 30-day journey from Italy across the Atlantic Ocean aboard the ship Sun Rise.
Danilo Pérez will announce 'Panama 500', his new project about the explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa.
In the second week of January 2014, the capital will become the stage for the Panama Jazz Festival. In its 11th year, it promises an abundance of talent by world-class musicians.
Development along the Pacific coast promises to not only revitalize the economy, but also solidify new businesses that have been trying to set up their projects for the last two or three years. Those behind these businesses today see the opening of the Río Hato Airport as another boon for their investments.