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Air connectivity and the home port for cruise ships provide a great advantage to the tourism industry in Panama. These are part of the logistics infrastructure being promoted internationally in marketing the country brand of Panama as a tourist destination, said businessmen in the tourism sector.
Panama is a diverse country with great natural and ecological riches. Thanks to its geography, Panama has the second greatest biodiversity in the Americas, which is conserved in nine national parks. Three of these have been declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO: La Amistad, Coiba and Darién.
Pituka Ortega Heilbron, director of the International Film Festival of Panama (IFF Panama), reflects on how the event has managed to grow in two years and attained a following that exceeds their expectations.
On Easter Sunday yesterday, at the St. Francis of Assisi church in the district of Dolega, Chiriquí province, the traditional "Race of the Saints" was run by the parishioners.

The country could have more than 30 air service agreements by the end of 2013 if in the coming months the five processes that remain open are finalized, all with Middle Eastern nations.

The Civil Aviation Authority (AAC) is negotiating with Israel, Qatar, Turkey, Egypt and Jordan. In addition, it is discussing expanding its aviation business with Costa Rica.