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With the aim of continuing to strengthen trade ties with Barbados, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Panama, Francisco Álvarez De Soto, held a meeting this past April 30th with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Barbados, Maxine McClean, as part of the 6th Summit of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) and to discuss issues of common interest.

The 5.6% growth in tourism activity in Panama during 2013 is considered "very satisfactory" to the Deputy Administrator of the Panama Tourism Authority, Ernesto Orillac, according to official reports.


For the third consecutive year, Avianca and the Central American tourism industry have united to boost tourism in the region with the "Discover Central America" campaign. 

In just the seven days left in April, Panama is set to hold 22 international events that will add an additional 39,309 nights in hotels in the country.


In the first two months of the year, an average of 65,000 tourists have disembarked cruise ships at Panamanian ports.