In Panama you will find plenty of surprises around every corner. One may be witnessing a woman wearing our traditional outfit called la pollera, a fashion legacy brought by the conquistadors. This dress, accompanied by elaborate accessories, is considered one of the most finely-sewn and beautiful costumes in the world.
The Coastal Strip of Panama City is a place to enjoy green areas without leaving the metropolis. The strip covers over 35 hectares, 16 of which are completely devoted to green spaces.
Colón Island is named after the discoverer of the Americas, Christopher Columbus, who sailed these waters on his fourth and final voyage in 1502. Located northwest of Panama City and bordering Costa Rica, Colón Island is the capital of Bocas del Toro and the fourth largest island in the country. Off these beautiful beaches, the water is crystal-clear for snorkeling and diving and generates some of the best waves for surfing in the country.
Tourism in Panama is growing every year, with the majority of the visitors arriving from South America, North America, and Europe.
Drawn to the beaches, vegetation, and historical sites like Panama City's Old Town, one of the most visited places, thousands of tourists come to the country and leave behind revenues for the Panamanian economy.
The International Tourism Fair (FIT) is the most anticipated business meeting in Latin America on world tourism. The event venue of La Rural, the fairgrounds of Buenos Aires, Argentina, annually opens its doors to more than 1,700 exhibitors from 45 countries with a shared goal: the unstoppable expansion of the tourism industry across the world.
Panama is the pearl of the tropics. Although Panama is recognized the world over for its shipping canal, the country is much less known for its tourism wealth. As the isthmus that bridges the North American continent to the South, this tiny country is a study of unity amid juxtapositions. Not far from the urban jungle, with all the bubbling modernity of the capital city, one can find still-virgin rain forests of exuberant vegetation. The dream-like islands and beaches fringed by warm sea, thick jungle growth, sanctuaries for tropical fauna, and indigenous cultures with their traditions intact are other features that lure even the most hard-to-please travelers.
Avianca pledges half a million dollars to support the work of the Madrid-based Central America Tourism Agency (CATA).
The Latin American airline Avianca reaffirmed its dedication to promoting tourism across Central America by signing an agreement with the Central America Tourism Agency (CATA), whose headquarters are in Madrid, Spain.