Local and international experts are seeking to make the isthmus a hub of arbitration to resolve commercial disputes.
Panama obtained favorable results in the tourism market in 2013. As revealed by the Panama Tourism Authority's (ATP) Statistics Department and the Comptroller General of the Republic, the number of visitors who entered this Central American country from different ports rose to 2,201,854 that year.
Panama's Biomuseum,designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, will open its doors on May 22, 2014.
The arrival of cruise ships continues to be important for Panamanian tourism in recent years. In 2013, the economic impact of this tourist segment once again contributed more than $45 million dollars to the national economy. Panamanian ports annually receive an average of 135 cruise ships.
A visit to El Valle de Antón without seeing any orchids is unforgivable for residents of this tourist sector that houses the largest variety of these plants and protects them in a conservation center administered by El Valle peasants, under the guidance of a Japanese group.