Viceroy Resort & Residences will open new hotel on Bocas del Toro, Panama
Perched above crystal-blue Caribbean waters on the edge of the rainforest, a new luxury travel experience will soon come to life. Viceroy Hotel Group (VHG) has announced plans for Viceroy Bocas del Toro Panama, a resort and residences set to open in 2020. The destination will feature 186 modern guest rooms, including 42 overwater villas along 457 acres of coastline — with three miles of private white sand beaches, plus sailing, surfing and hiking adventures just beyond the door.
IFF Panama (International Film Festival) will take place in Panama 05 – 10 April 2018
IFF Panama exists thanks to the immense passion felt by the Panamanian public towards the cinema. It is the audience of this country, always open to exchange with all the nations of the world, which marked the birth of the festival in 2012 and which has made it grow by recognizing it and supporting it as an essential cultural nutrient.
Historic road Camino de Cruces to become national monument
Moves are afoot to declare the cobblestones of Camino de Cruces, built around 1530 as a national historical monument. Technicians of the National Institute of Culture (INAC) have carried out a topographic survey and the information will be used to promote the declaration. Currently, the colonial cobblestone only enjoys Panama municipal protection. In November 2017, the Council approved the declaration of Camino de Cruces as a route of cultural and environmental interest. The declaration was made in the face of construction threats and tree felling.
Panama, Chile team to develop Pacific cruise routesChile and Panama are working together to develop and promote Pacific itineraries that support the new cruise terminal under construction at Amador near Panama City and the proposed new Valparaíso pier where cruise ships would get priority.
The largest cycling event in Panama and Central America will take place 04th of March 2018
GRAN FONDO OCÉANO A OCÉANOPANAMÁ 2018, the largest cycling event in Panama and Central America, pedaling from ocean to ocean with more than 4,000 participants. A challenge that will become the best experience of your life. Regardless of your level of experience, with a little preparation you will be ready to travel from coast to coast.
In addition to living an unparalleled opportunity to share a whole weekend with great legends such as: Alberto Contador, Ivan Basso, Purito Rodriguez, Oscar Sevilla, Victor Hugo Peña and Andres Parra.
Panama begins construction of new Amador cruise homeport
Panama broke ground Wednesday for its $166m cruise terminal at Panama City's Amador Causeway, near the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal. The development of this new homeport on Perico Island is driven by the national government through the Panama Maritime Authority.
Flower and Coffee Fair in Boquete Chiriqui with be visited by almost 158,000 guests
The (Feria de las Flores y Cáfe, will run from January 11 to 21 and 200 exhibitors will feature 37 gardens, and over 35 varieties of plants will be on sale alongside a diversity of locally produced handicrafts.
Air China starting Panama flights in March
AIR CHINA will begin flights to Panama in just four months time says Cai JianJiang, president of the National Aviation Company. He passed the news, to President Juan Carlos Varela, during the current Panama political and trade mission to the People’s Republic of China. It comes after the signing of an aviation agreement between the two countries.
Panama aims to become a green and accessible destination by 2026
The government of Panama assures that it is working on a plan to turn the country into a green and accessible tourist destination by 2026, through adaptations of places for people with reduced mobility and groups of the elderly and the blind, the Authority of Tourism of Panama (ATP) said in a statement.
Panama will host the ILO (International Labor Organization) assembly in 2018
The International Labor Organization (ILO) chose Panama as the venue for its 19th American Regional Meeting, to be held in October 2018. The event will bring together the 35 labor ministers of the Americas, delegates, union organizations and business chambers of the region that converge every four years to discuss labor issues, said a statement from the Ministry of Labor and Workforce Development (Mitradel).