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25 April 2022

The first world elevated beach was opened in Panama

The first world elevated beach was opened in Panama

Bocas Bali, a luxury private island resort in Panama (which opened its doors in September 2021) announced the completion of its overwater beach. According to the hotel, it's the first elevated beach in the world.

11 April 2022

Parades, fairs, discos return to Panama life

Parades, fairs, discos  return to  Panama life

Panama moves one step closer to post-pandemic normality with the publication on April 6  of an Executive Decree that allows the holding of craft, cultural, agricultural, and commercial fairs, as well as dance events, discos, and live music, and cantaderas.

04 April 2022

Lufthansa Group returned to Panama with three weekly flights

Lufthansa Group returned to Panama with three weekly flights

 Lufthansa Group through the Eurowings Discover airline restarted its operational activities in Panama Tocumen Airport  March 27, 2022. With more than 230 passengers on board, Lufthansa Group's new leisure airline Eurowings Discover (4Y) landed at Tocumen International Airport from Frankfurt, Germany, reactivating the economy of the tourism sector.

24 August 2021

Registration Opens for Panama Travel Mart

Registration Opens for Panama Travel Mart

The event will be held in-person at the Sheraton Grand Panama in Panama City from September 28-30, 2021, allowing participants to attend face-to-face meetings with key players, tour some of the top sites and attractions in Panama City and be present for the opening ceremony of the Panama Convention Center.

01 July 2021

Epa expects to inaugurate the new Café Durán plant in the first half of 2022

Epa expects to inaugurate the new Café Durán plant in the first half of 2022

Under an investment of 20 million dollars, the Panamanian Food Company (Epa), advances in the construction of a new processing and packaging plant for Café Durán in the province of Coclé.

30 June 2021

La Laguna seen from the top of Cerro Picacho: an adventure for nature lovers

La Laguna seen from the top of Cerro Picacho: an adventure for nature lovers

In addition to the Cerro El Picacho, the Mirador de La Laguna and the Cerro El Sapo, in your walk through La Laguna de San Carlos you can also include the Las Lajas waterfall, located at the back of the hill.

24 June 2021

Cultural sector will have space in the Cinta Costera

Cultural sector will have space in the Cinta Costera

In a ceremony held in these facilities, the holder of the MOP, Rafael Sabonge and his counterpart from MiCultura, Carlos Aguilar Navarro signed the act of transfer of the structure that will be destined to be occupied by the Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC).

23 June 2021

Carnival Corporation Announces Cruise Restart for Eight Brands

Carnival Corporation Announces Cruise Restart for Eight Brands

Carnival Corporation Announces Cruise Restart for Eight Brands

22 June 2021

UPDATED SAFETY GUIDELINES FOR YOUR NEXT TRIP TO PANAMA

UPDATED SAFETY GUIDELINES FOR YOUR NEXT TRIP TO PANAMA

Visitors from all countries are welcome to visit Panama, however, a negative COVID-19 test is required for entry.

15 June 2021

Copa Airlines announces new business class service 'Dreams' and 'Economy Extra'

Copa Airlines announces new business class service 'Dreams' and 'Economy Extra'

Copa Airlines reported that, as of June 1, it began a highly differentiated service from its Hub of Las Americas in Panama to four important destinations in its route network.

14 June 2021

204 thousand doses of AstraZeneca vaccine arrive in Panama this weekend

204 thousand doses of AstraZeneca vaccine arrive in Panama this weekend

To date, the country has received four shipments of the AstraZeneca vaccine totaling 518,400 doses, 110,400 through the Covax mechanism and 408,000 through the bilateral mechanism.

13 June 2021

Copa Airlines flies to Tampa

Copa Airlines flies to Tampa

Copa Airlines restarted operations to and from Tampa, Florida in the United States (USA), connecting it with more than 40 destinations through the Hub of the Americas in Panama.

12 June 2021

Panama enters a select list of countries that conserve the oceans

Panama enters a select list of countries that conserve the oceans

Panama joined the select list of countries that are implementing measures to comply with the 30x30 initiative, which seeks to protect 30% of the world's oceans by 2030.

11 June 2021

Dance and theater return to the stages of the city

Dance and theater return to the stages of the city

The International Performing Arts Festival (FAE 2021), which will take place from 4 to 8 August with the confirmed presence of Spain, USA, France, Mexico, Portugal and Panama, will have this year multiple visual platforms.

10 June 2021

The Organization of Ibero-American States celebrates 15 years of presence in Panama

The Organization of Ibero-American States celebrates 15 years of presence in Panama

On the agenda, Mariano Jabonero, Secretary General of the OEI, offered his words and recalled the moment when the decision to open the office in Panama was made “it was a bet in favor of the country; our goal is for our countries to be a place of prosperity and inclusion, that is why we are in Panama ”.

08 June 2021

New shipment of vaccines with 40,950 doses of Pfizer arrives in Panama

New shipment of vaccines with 40,950 doses of Pfizer arrives in Panama

This Tuesday, June 8, the eighteenth batch of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer pharmaceuticals arrived in Panama

07 June 2021

'Las Flamencas de Lorca' arrives at the National Theatre

'Las Flamencas de Lorca' arrives at the National Theatre

"Las Flamencas de Lorca", created by Anita Loynaz, Oriana Vernet and César Robles, a piece inspired by the characters of the plays of the Spanish playwright and poet Federico García Lorca, will be presented at the National Theater between June 9 and 13 at 7: 30 p.m.

06 June 2021

The MAC Panama hosts from June 3 to 17 the exhibition "Proverbo" in La Bóveda, its new alternative exhibition space.

The MAC Panama hosts from June 3 to 17 the exhibition "Proverbo" in La Bóveda, its new alternative exhibition space.

The exhibition is organized by the Aristides Ureña Ramos Foundation with the collaboration of the Italian Embassy in Panama and sponsorship of the Sanctis Foundation. 

05 June 2021

MiCultura maintains that its old headquarters in San Felipe will be the new National Museum of History

MiCultura maintains that its old headquarters in San Felipe will be the new National Museum of History

The farm where the building that housed the National Institute of Culture (INAC) for many years is located, in the Old Town is registered in the Public Registry since 2016 in favor of the entity and will soon become the headquarters of the Museum of the History of Panama.

04 June 2021

The Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP) presented the initiative "Panama Indígena"

 The Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP) presented the initiative "Panama Indígena"

A tourist circuit that is developed as part of the Heritage Routes proposed in the Master Plan for Sustainable Tourism (PMTS).

03 June 2021

Panama's ship registry grows in the first quarter

Panama's ship registry grows in the first quarter

Despite the pandemic caused by Covid-19, Panama's Ship Registry continues to grow

01 June 2021

Iberia will increase flights' frequency to Panama

Iberia will increase flights' frequency to Panama

These flights will be operated with Airbus A330-200 aircraft, with capacity for 288 passengers, 19 in Business class and 269 in Tourist

31 May 2021

Air Europa will fly again in July to Panama with its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet

Air Europa will fly again in July to Panama with its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet

The airline signs an agreement with Panama to contribute to its promotion and international projection

30 May 2021

Air Europa will resume flights to Panama in July

Air Europa will resume flights to Panama in July

Like its parent company Iberia, the company signs an agreement with PROMTUR Panama to contribute to its promotion and international projection

29 May 2021

Panama recomposes its air connectivity with Europe

Panama recomposes its air connectivity with Europe

Air Europa will fly back to Panama from next July 20

28 May 2021

Panama changes rules to South American travelers: more PCR, less quarantine

Panama changes rules to South American travelers: more PCR, less quarantine

Passengers from South America must pay a PCR of US $ 85 at the airport; quarantine shortened from 5 to 3 days

27 May 2021

Insignia will resume sailings with the December 21st Panama Canal voyage from Miami

Insignia will resume sailings with the December 21st Panama Canal voyage from Miami

Oceania Cruises will resume operations with three additional ships - Riviera, Insignia and Sirena - between October and January next year

26 May 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line plots course for autumn return

Norwegian Cruise Line plots course for autumn return

Trips will be on offer to explore Panama Canal, Hawaii, the Caribbean, Asia and much more

25 May 2021

Copa Airlines increased flights between Paraguay and Panama by 150%

Copa Airlines increased flights between Paraguay and Panama by 150%

The frequencies of the Panamanian airline jumped from four to ten since May 3

24 May 2021

The Panama book fair hopes to recover the face-to-face events after pandemia

The Panama book fair hopes to recover the face-to-face events after pandemia

The International Book Fair of Panama (FIL) hopes that the vaccination against covid-19 advances to avoid a third wave of the virus and to be able to recover the physical space lost with the pandemic in a new version partially on the ground, from 19 to 22 August next