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05.06.2018

Panama will host, for the first time, a global summit on the "marketing economy"

EVENTS & EXHIBITIONS 

The City of Panama, will host for the first time on June 20 and 21 the International Summit «EXMA-Expo Marketing», which will be attended by representatives of 10 countries and whose main activity will be the marketing economy focused on tourism, reported an official source.

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23.05.2018

29th International Pediatric Association Congress will take place in Panama 17- 21 March 2019

PANAMAEVENTS & EXHIBITIONS 

It is our pleasure to invite you to join us at the 29th International Pediatric Association Congress. The IPA 2019 Congress will be held March 17 – 21, 2019 in beautiful Panama City, Panama in the year of this vibrant city’s Quincentennial Celebration!


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16.05.2018

Panama Canal adds new milestone with the passage of a luxury megacourse

PANAMAPANAMA CITY 

The cruise Norwegian Bliss, with a capacity for 5,000 passengers, crossed the expansion of the Panama Canal on Monday and marked a new milestone for the interoceanic route, since it is the largest ship of this type that has traveled through its waters in its history. The Norwegian Bliss is «the largest passenger ship that has traveled the interoceanic way. It has a total length of 325.9 (1,069.2 feet) meters width, sleeve 41.4 (135.8 feet) meters and an 8.3 meter (27.2 feet) draft», said the Panama Canal Authority (ACP).

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11.05.2018

Panama Canal rules out another extension until 2025 due to lack of water

PANAMA 

The Panama Canal ruled out the possibility of building a fourth set of locks at least until 2025 today because it has not yet found a new water source, said the water route administrator, Jorge Luis Quijano. «I do not see it being done before 2025 because first we have to be sure that we have water and that the demand of it is correct. So far there has been no decision, we have simply taken the decision to study other sources of water and also study the technical aspects,» he said.

 


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04.05.2018

School ships from 8 countries will arrive in Panama at a continental boat parade

PANAMA 

School ships from eight countries with around 2,000 cadets will arrive in Panama next July as part of the Velas Latinoamérica 2018 boat parade, an event held to celebrate its third edition this year and that includes the Central American country for the first time. The representative of Panama at the event, Orley Jiménez, told today Acan-Efe that the school ships from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela, will be in the country from July 7 to 10.

 


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27.04.2018

Tocumen, at the forefront for service and operation

PANAMA 

The gateway to Panama, which is preferred by nationals and foreigners, will take on a new face at the end of 2018. We refer to the Tocumen International Airport.  The total completion of terminal two of the aforementioned air terminal, whose investment amounts to 800 million US dollars, is scheduled towards the second half of this year, according to information provided by Carlos Duboy, general manager of the airport.


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24.04.2018

Panama will host the 20th General Assembly of the Ibero-American Judicial Summit in April 2020

PANAMA 

Panama will host the 20th General Assembly of the Ibero-American Judicial Summit in April 2020, as decided by a vote on Thursday during a plenary session held in Quito, Ecuador, reported today the Panamanian Judicial Branch.


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19.04.2018

Panama city icon refurbished and wille turned to venue for event

PANAMA 

The Panama Municipality has begun refurbishment works on the Municipality House, a mansion built in 1881, which has been the scene of many historical encounters and today serves as the setting for important municipal events. During the ceremony to note the start of work on the project, Panama Mayor, José Blandón Figueroa, gave the house keys to Pablo Torres, general manager of JC Decaux, the company in charge of the restoration.

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17.04.2018

The new Amador Convention Center will be opened in end of 2018 in Panama

PANAMA CITYPANAMA 

The new Amador Convention Center (CCA) in Panama is expected to be delivered by the end of 2018. The convention center is the most important link for hotels in the city, because it will bring a large flow of visitors and improve hotel occupancy.


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13.04.2018

Boom in Panama cruise ship arrivals

PANAMA 

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.


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