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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.
The 8th International Festival of Performing Arts will take place in Panama 9 - 14 March 2018
The 8th International Festival of Performing Arts — Panama 2018 will be from 9 to 14 March. Panama will offer a six days cultural feast with the world´s best theatre performance and contemporary dance.
The next edition of the Festival "Musicalion" kicks off on February 27
Dozens of Panamanian artists will participate, for the sixth consecutive year, in the Festival «Musicalion», which will be held in the Omar Cultural and Recreational Park, from February 27 to March 4 and will have the support of the Panama Tourism Authority (ATP).
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.
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.
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.
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).
Panama City among 64 cities joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network
64 cities from 44 countries have been designated as UNESCO Creative Cities by Director-General, Irina Bokova. They join a Network at the frontline of UNESCO’s efforts to foster innovation and creativity as key drivers for a more sustainable and inclusive urban development. This network attracts growing interest from local authorities.
Amador Convention Center will be completed in 2018
The Tourism Minister of Panama, Gustavo Him, accompanied by the Director of Projects of the ATP, Erich Velasquez, and representatives of the Consortium CCA-COCIGE, S.A., inspected the works of the Amador Convention Center (CCA), which shows 53% completion. It is expected that construction will be finished in the latter part of 2018.