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Panama participates in FITUR 2021 consolidating its innovative tourism proposal and its commitment to biosafety

19 May 2021
Panama participates in FITUR 2021 consolidating its innovative tourism proposal and its commitment to biosafety

Panama returns to the 2021 International Tourism Fair (FITUR), from May 19 to 23 in Madrid, Spain, consolidating its innovative tourism proposal that highlights the extraordinary richness and diversity of its natural and cultural heritage.

In the 2020 edition, Panama captured the attention of the media and tourism companies with its refreshing proposal for sustainable tourism and in this first global tourism fair that participates in person, Panama will share the firm steps it takes towards its reopening, with a responsible management of the pandemic, including the agile advance of the vaccination process (fourth country with the highest percentage of the vaccinated population in Latin America), in addition to recently announcing the return of events and meetings to 25% of their capacity.

Within the framework of FITUR, the Minister of Tourism of Panama, Iván Eskildsen, has signed, this May 18, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Zurab Pololikashvili, in the final event of the UNWTO SDG's Global Startup Competition. Through this MOU, the UNWTO launches together with Panama initiatives focused on the creation of new tourism experiences, thus connecting the business sector of Panama with the innovation of the new Sustainable Tourism Master Plan 2020-2025. At the same event, Minister Eskildsen participated in a discussion with Nicola Villa, Executive Vice President of Strategic Growth at Mastercard, where Panama's commitment to innovation in tourism was highlighted.

On May 17 and 18 and as a prelude to FITUR MICE, the Panama team has participated in a meeting program offering an agenda of pre-established appointments with company executives, selected based on criteria that will assess the high potential of business and decision shopping. Among the profiles called, are corporations, associations, incentive companies, business travel companies and event and conference organizers.

In addition, Panama is also a finalist for the Tourism Excellence Awards for the development of "Tourist Routes of Panama with historical identity." The Excellence Awards were created with the aim of promoting excellence in all areas related to tourism and are awarded each year within the framework of FITUR.

Also within the framework of the fair, Panama will develop an activation together with the country's main international allies present at the fair, where dances from the Embera indigenous group, one of the seven indigenous peoples that inhabit Panama, will be displayed. Within the cultural diversity of the country, the indigenous wealth stands out before conscious travelers interested in knowing their ancestral customs, their spiritual connection with the pristine nature that surrounds them, which makes them authentic guardians of the nature of Panama.

Panama will exhibit at the Madrid fair a stand based on aspects of sustainability, nature and ethnic groups. The stand also has all the necessary biosecurity measures to preserve the health of exhibitors and visitors. In it, visitors will be informed of the tourist activities that the country will lead this year and in the future under the Master Plan for Sustainable Tourism (PMTS) 2020-2025

This plan reactivates Panama's Tourism, Conservation and Research (TCI) strategy and places the country's conservation and sustainability efforts at the forefront, along with its unique offering of extraordinary nature, culture, and historical offerings. The plan takes advantage of fundamental aspects of the destination, which in the current situation are very important, such as biosecurity, the strong communications infrastructure, the proximity of the capital to all regions of the country and a health system with high quality standards.

The updated strategy features three focus areas: The Green (nature), Blue (oceans) and Cultural Heritage of Panama.

The Cultural Heritage tells the history of Panama as the Bridge of the World, connecting world-class attractions such as the Old Town (UNESCO World Heritage), the famous Panama Canal, the first interoceanic railway, among others. In addition, the Cultural Heritage shows the cultural diversity of Panama, offering experiences through the three main cultures of Panama: its 7 indigenous groups, its Afro-Caribbean heritage and its colorful Spanish colonial culture.

The Green Heritage reports that Panama is a country with extraordinary biodiversity: with more species of birds, reptiles, mammals and trees than the United States and Canada combined. The iconic experiences of the Green Heritage take the visitor through National Parks, protected areas and private reserves in the tropical forests of Panama. One third of the land area of ​​the country is protected. While the capital is a cosmopolitan city, it has an attractive neotropical forest within its perimeter.



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We are excited to announce that we are growing and spreading our expertise globally. Please, welcome TSAR EVENTS PANAMA DMC & PCO!!! We have opened our new office in Panama City to help our clients with their events in Republic of Panama.

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.

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.