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08 May 2021

International Book Fair will be held from 19 to 22 August in Panama City

International Book Fair will be held from 19 to 22 August in Panama City

The International Book Fair will be held between August 19 and 22 in a semi-virtual way, reported on Friday, May 7, the Panamanian Chamber of books, which organizes the activity.

07 May 2021

Panama prepares to go out and watch birds

Panama prepares to go out and watch birds

For the seventh consecutive year, Panama joins the challenge. People from all over the world will go out this Saturday, May 8, 2021, united by a single passion: to watch birds and join the Great World Birdwatching Day, an activity better known as Global Big Day.

06 May 2021

The 'Portobelo de Colores' project was initiated in Colón

The 'Portobelo de Colores' project was initiated in Colón

Locals from the district of Portobelo in the province of Colón with brushes and paint in hand began, this week, the "Portobelo de Colores" project, with a day characterized by the art and culture of the place and within the framework of the celebration of the month of Ethnicity.

05 May 2021

A new batch with 70,200 doses of Pfizer / BioNtech vaccines arrives in Panama

A new batch with 70,200 doses of Pfizer / BioNtech vaccines arrives in Panama

A new batch of Pfizer/BioNtech anticovid vaccines, consisting of 70,200 doses, arrived on Tuesday, May 4 at Tocumen International Airport, in Panama City.

04 May 2021

Panama will enter the Ibero-American Dance platform

Panama will enter the Ibero-American Dance platform

Joining this platform will be a great occasion for the construction of projects between countries, the exchange of knowledge, as well as providing an opportunity for the various dance organizations to meet and provide an environment for the relationship of the State with the sector.

03 May 2021

Mastercard Announced Partnership Program to promote Panamanian gastronomy

Mastercard Announced Partnership Program to promote Panamanian gastronomy

Joint initiative with a dozen restaurants and chefs runs from November 2020 to November 2021

02 May 2021

Isla Colon and Portobelo gain international recognition

Isla Colon and Portobelo gain international recognition

The publications International Living and Smithsonian Magazine included Panamanian destinations among the recommendations that tourists should follow, as now international travel has been reactivated despite the pandemic.

01 May 2021

Masi restaurant opens its doors as a tribute to the sea and fire with Panamanian seasoning

Masi restaurant opens its doors as a tribute to the sea and fire with Panamanian seasoning

Masi, located on the 14th floor of the JW Marriott Panama, has indoor spaces and a fresh and spacious terrace, and will operate under the protocols dictated by the Ministry of Health and in accordance with the Commitment to Cleanliness of Marriott International.

27 April 2021

Panama Canal begins the process of decarbonization of its operations.

Panama Canal begins the process of decarbonization of its operations.

The Panama Canal has launched its process of decarbonizing its operations, with aims of becoming carbon neutral by 2030

25 April 2021

Panama began the end of April with AstraZeneca vaccination

Panama began the end of April with AstraZeneca vaccination

The administrator of the National Authority for Government Innovation (AIG), Luis Oliva, informed that people can also register through the telephone line 177, option 4, and that in the coming days they will enable other tools so that people can schedule an appointment for the AstraZeneca vaccine.

21 April 2021

Tourism companies are enabled to hold congresses and conventions

Tourism companies are enabled to hold congresses and conventions

The tourism companies of Panama are authorized to hold meetings, conferences and events, maintaining the respective biosecurity measures and safeguarding the health of attendees after publication in the Official Gazette of resolution 405 of May 11, 2020.

20 April 2021

Project 'Portobelo de Colores' will start next May

Project 'Portobelo de Colores' will start next May

In May the first phase of the project “Portobelo de Colores” will begin, which aims to highlight the beauty of this place making it more attractive for the visitor, as well as reconnecting the community with its cultural heritage

19 April 2021

On April 21st the vaccination day will begin in circuits 8-7 and 8-4

On April 21st the vaccination day will begin in circuits 8-7 and 8-4

The Ministry of Health (Minsa) announced, on Thursday, April 15, that from Wednesday, April 21, the process of immunization of the first dose of the vaccine against Covid-19 in circuits 8-7 and 8-4 will begin

15 April 2021

Visitors from most countries are welcome to visit Panama

Visitors from most countries are welcome to visit Panama

Panama has reopened its borders to international travelers, keeping the safety and health of both tourists and locals as top priority.

13 April 2021

April 14 begins vaccination on the 8-9 circuit, and April 21 on the 8-7

April 14 begins vaccination on the 8-9 circuit, and April 21 on the 8-7

Health authorities announced upcoming vaccination dates in key circuits in Panama City.

10 April 2021

Meeting sector is ready to reactivate the industry in Panama

Meeting sector is ready to reactivate the industry in Panama

Panama is one of the most attractive destinations for this segment of the tourism industry due to connectivity, dollarized economy and different benefits and tax incentives that are provided to companies that choose the country for their events.

07 April 2021

Panama signs agreement with Hotelbeds to activate tourism in 2021

Panama signs agreement with Hotelbeds to activate tourism in 2021

It is the largest bed Bank in the world that promises a minimum of 32 thousand visitors to the country in 2021 and $20 million in expenses.

17 March 2021

Panama Is Open To Tourists: What You Need To Know

Panama Is Open To Tourists: What You Need To Know

Panama officially reopened to tourists last month, citing incredibly low rates of positive COVID-19 results and one of the best vaccination rates in Central America

16 February 2021

VICEROY BOCAS DEL TORO PANAMA opening moved to the late 2023

VICEROY BOCAS DEL TORO PANAMA opening moved to the late 2023

Viceroy Bocas del Toro Panama will feature 42 private overwater villas - a first-ever for the region and the pinnacle of what makes this destination truly extraordinary.

24 November 2020

Marriott International joins the revival of Tourism in Panama with the reopening of JW Marriott Panama and W Panama

Marriott International joins the revival of Tourism in Panama with the reopening of JW Marriott Panama and W Panama

Both properties resume activities and are ready to welcome locals and foreigners with the highest standards and cleaning protocols of Marriott, as well as following the recommendations and regulations of local authorities.

16 November 2020

Panama is awarded the Safe Travels stamp for complying with COVID-19 prevention protocols

Panama is awarded the Safe Travels stamp for complying with COVID-19 prevention protocols

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) awarded Panama with the Safe Travels stamp, which certifies the country as a destination that complies with biosafety protocols with international standards in prevention against COVID-19

22 October 2020

Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand has opened its first locations in Panama

Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand has opened its first locations in Panama

The Enterprise Rent-A-Car branch in Panama is located in Panama City’s Tocumen International Airport – one of the busiest airports in Central America and a key destination for many business travellers.

21 October 2020

Tocumen Airport reactivates with 80 daily flights

Tocumen Airport reactivates with 80 daily flights

On October 12, Tocumen International Airport resumed its first operations with 80 daily flights to 36 destinations in 20 countries in South America, Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe.

20 October 2020

Panama Resumes International Flights Nearly Seven Months After Imposing COVID-19 Restrictions 

Panama Resumes International Flights Nearly Seven Months After Imposing COVID-19 Restrictions 

International flights are arriving and departing Panama's Tocumen airport again after nearly seven months of restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.   Monday's restart of flight operations is part of a gradual nationwide reopening of businesses and industry which began in June. 

14 October 2020

Panama Resumes International Flights Nearly Seven Months After Imposing COVID-19 Restrictions 

Panama Resumes International Flights Nearly Seven Months After Imposing COVID-19 Restrictions 

International flights are arriving and departing Panama's Tocumen airport again after nearly seven months of restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.   Monday's restart of flight operations is part of a gradual nationwide reopening of businesses and industry which began in June. 

22 September 2020

Panama Embraces Transformation with Approval of Five-Year Sustainable Tourism Master Plan

Panama Embraces Transformation with Approval of Five-Year Sustainable Tourism Master Plan

The Panama Tourism Authority (ATP) announced the unanimous approval of its Master Plan for Sustainable Tourism 2020-2025 (PMTS for its acronym in Spanish) by the National Tourism Council, the main public-private body for the management of the tourism sector in Panama.

16 September 2020

Panama Hotel sector adapts facilities for its future reopening in October

Panama Hotel sector adapts facilities for its future reopening in October

The hotels in Panama have adapted to the biosafety protocols in 12 sensitive areas within their facilities, as part of the measures approved by the Ministry of Health (MINSA), with which they seek to guarantee optimal attention to their visitors, once they restart. the operations of that sector, which according to the schedule, will be next October 12.

The areas established as sensitive include accommodation and reception, public or common areas, food and beverages, events, rooms, laundry, maintenance, suppliers and contractors, reception of raw materials, security, airport service and information systems.

According to Darla Thomas, from Gran Hotel Bahia, Isla Colon, Bocas del Toro province, the measures presented by the Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP) before the Ministry of Health meet the guidelines established in the framework of the route to the new normal and the safe and healthy return to the workplace, framed within the safety parameters.

09 September 2020

Panama has started phased reopening of Tocumen International Airport for Transit

Panama has started phased reopening of Tocumen International Airport for Transit

Panama has taken its first step towards reopening the Tocumen International Airport which is a major hub for Latin America and was the busiest airport in Central America prior to the pandemic. 

02 September 2020

EXPERIENCE PANAMA EXPO to be held from September 25 to 27, 2020.

EXPERIENCE PANAMA EXPO to be held from September 25 to 27, 2020.

The Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP), the Tourism Promotion Fund (PROMTUR), the National Chamber of Tourism of Panama (CAMTUR), the Panamanian Association of Hotels (APATEL) and the Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP), organize the first virtual fair of tourism of Panama called EXPERIENCE PANAMA EXPO to be held from September 25 to 27, 2020.

19 August 2020

Tsar Events Panama DMC & PCO Team has created Instagram Mask “Welcome to Panama” to raise awareness about Panama Travel Potential

Tsar Events Panama DMC & PCO Team has created Instagram Mask “Welcome to Panama” to raise awareness about Panama Travel Potential

Tsar Events Panama DMC & PCO Team has created Instagram Mask “Welcome to Panama” to raise awareness about Panama Travel Potential and started Instagram flash mob to promote possibilities of Panama for Meetings, Incentives, Congresses, Events and Leisure tourism. 

We invite you to become part of our flash mob on Instagram and other social media using our masks and putting hashtag #WelcomeToPanama.

You can add our mask from Tsar Events Panama account @tsarevents_panama to your Instagram camera and upload video or picture to your stories or your feed.