Panama to Invest in Tourist Signaling

The signaling plan includes major national routes and is expected to be completed before the end of this governments term.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Panama's tourism minister, Solomon Shamah said the estimated investment for the plan is close to $363,000. The implementation requires coordination between the Tourism Authority, various municipalities and the Ministry of Public Works.

"He said that in Boquete five information stations and five map printers are planned, in Volcano there will be fourteen signals and ten in Southern Veraguas, costing $20,192.

In protected areas, the distinctive signposts will be seen in the wildlife refuge Isla Cañas, in the La Amistad International Park, the wildlife haven Isla Iguana and in the National Park Campana, at a cost of $8,000", reports Panamaamerica.com.pa

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