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Panama Canal adds new milestone with the passage of a luxury megacourse
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).
The new Amador Convention Center will be opened in end of 2018 in Panama
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.
Panama’s Copa Plans November Move To New Tocumen Terminal
Copa Airlines expects to start service out of Panama City Tocumen International Airport’s new Terminal 2 (T2) in November and be «fully operational» in the new facility by mid-2019, the airline’s top executive said. «It seems like a date that we can trust to a high degree is to start partial operations in the new airport by the end of this year,» CEO Pedro Heilbron said on a recent analyst call.
Meet Tsar Events PANAMA DMC & PCO, a HOSTS GLOBAL member at IMEX Frankfurt 2018, Stand #G412
Let’s meet at IMEX Frankfurt 15 – 17 May 2018! You can make appointment with TSAR EVENTS PANAMA, a HOSTS GLOBAL member to know news and possibilities for your events in Panama.
W Panama Hotel will be opened March 1, 2018
Another top international hotel brand is ready to plant its flag in Panama City. A W Hotel will open in the financial district on Jan. 23, marking the first W in Central America.
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.
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.
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.