Industry Updates

    Boom in Panama cruise ship arrivals

    03.05.2018

    Cruise ship arrivals and passenger disembarkations at Panama’s Amador marina on the Pacific coast recorded major, recorded major increases in the first quarter of 2018 according to the Tourism Authority.

    Ana Sánchez, Marketing Manager of Fuerte Amador reports thata total of 35 cruises were received, with 16,349 passengers disembarking.

    In the first quarter of 2017, 24 cruise ships arrived, with 6,122 passengers disembarking.

    Stephany Castro, cruise coordinator of Ancon Expeditions, indicated that the cruise passengers arriving at Amador road make a city tour and visit the Casco Antiguo, the Canal, and the Biomuseo.

    Most are Americans who are older than 70, although there are also visitors from Europe, she said. According to Castro, the cruise ships, generally travel through the Caribbean visiting Guna Yala and Bocas del Toro; others go to Coiba and Darién, as well as Barro Colorado and Punta Culebra.

    Panama is quickly becoming a popular destination for holding conventions and international events. A modern infrastructure, which is often cited as the best in the region, direct flights to more than 50 cities in the region and 13 in the U.S, world-class attractions nearby, meeting facilities, hotels, excellent restaurants, a globalized populace, and a vibrant metropolis with more than 100 banks and exciting nightlife, all make Panama the perfect place to host first-class events. Text source: puntapacificarealty.com

    No matter what you’re looking for…in terms of climate, budget, convenience, or anything else… Panama is likely to check all the boxes.

    Panama is located at the center of Latin America, at the very point where Central and South America meet. It is home to one of the world’s fastest growing economies, which is built largely on the country being a primary provider of financial, logistic and commercial services to all the nations of the region. Its central role in Latin America is vested in its being a business friendly nation, and that is complemented by its attractive and comfortable lifestyle.

    Panama is a captivating mix of the historical and the modern, the natural and the manmade, the indigenous cultures and the international.

    Since Panama is historically a crossroads, people and cultures from all over the world meet and mix here, resulting in friendly atmosphere, fantastic restaurants, galleries and cultural events showcasing the world’s best art, cuisine, and more. Panama has none of the disastrous hurricanes and earthquakes that plague its Central American neighbors.

    About TSAR EVENTS PANAMA DMC & PCO:

    Tsar Events Panama  DMC & PCO provides international experience, destination know-how and expert local services to ensure that in the end, your congress or event will be called a success. Our experience and attention to detail in every aspect of our client’s event ensure that they avoid the pitfalls in the organizational process. We provide a uniformly high level of service.

    Tsar Events Panama is the only Panamanian DMC & PCO managed by:

    • A Certified MEETING Professional                (CMP) — a globally recognized professional accreditation for meeting management.
    • A Certified DESTINATION MANAGEMENT  Professional              (DMCP) — a globally recognized professional accreditation for destination management.

    From           «concept to reality», our services and events are designed to meet  the creative, motivational and budgetary needs of the professional meeting planner. We work with you from the initial concept and design through to successful program execution. Through one point of contact we are proud to provide our clients with:

    • Destination Communication
    • Incentive & Cultural Programs
    • Theme Parties and Special Events
    • Meeting Planning Services
    • Ground Transportation Services

    Tsar Events Russia DMC & PCO has opened thier office in Panama City to help our clients with their events in Republic of Panama. Now we can help you with  ANY activity in Panama Republic. It can be:

    • incentive  or cultural trip
    • meeting  or congress
    • special event – wedding or gala dinner
    • transportation or accommodation service.

    Please, look at SAMPLE PROGRAM that we have prepared for you to show what can be organized for your clients in Panama. Just let us know and we’ll prepare tailor made program for you to face all your individual requirements.


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