Industry Updates

    Panama improves its tourism offer

    04.12.2018

    More companies are interested in opening hostels and hotels in Panama and the Panama Tourism Authority Department of Tourist Enterprises has registered 28 hostels and hotels in Chiriqui, 25 in Bocas del Toro, 14 in Cocle and 12 in the province of Panama.

    Currently five hotels have started operations in Bocas del Toro, three in Isla Colon, one in Chiriqui Grande and one on Isla Carenero. Soraya Alderete, ATP Quality and Tourist Culture Department chief pointed out that Bocas del Toro is a paradise of spectacular landscapes, a mixture of black and indigenous culture, beaches with crystal clear water, where you can practice aquatic sports and restaurants offer excellent gastronomy.


     

    She explained that Bocas del Toro is particularly interesting for the European and North American tourists and it will be in the mind of Chinese visitors. «One of Panama’s great strengths is its connectivity and geographical position, which allows the tourist who stays in Panama City explore the rest of the country.

    Alderete added that Chiriqui is also becoming a good tourist destination with its beautiful beaches, landscapes, climate, bird watching, natural parks, scuba diving and fishing among other attractions.

    According to ATP figures, since 2017 there has been growth in the lodging services (hostels, hotels, camping and small hotels) with 58 of them opening in the provinces of Bocas del Toro, Chiriqui, Herrera, Veraguas, Cocle, Panama and West Panama.

    Up to 2017 there were 908 lodging establishments in the country and that number will continue to increase in the next few years.

    There has also been an increment in the number of travel agencies that create, sell and organize tourist packages and this year 39 new ones have started operations.

    The ATP has continued with tourist guide training. Currently there are 16 general tourist guides, some of them interested in whale watching, bird watching and extreme tourism among others. Last year 211 tourist guides were certified and the Program of Tourist Guides Specialized in Protected Areas has 46 graduates so far. By The Visitor Panama

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