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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Ecotourism in Darien

October 2012

The largest and wildest of the Panamanian provinces holds promise for the development of ecotourism and attracting investor interest.

Well known as a jungle barrier which makes the border between Panama and Colombia virtually impassable, Darien is a protected area and a national park that was globally recognized as a World Heritage site in 1981.

Panama: $18 million for Construction of Coastal Road

June 2013

The Panama Tourism Authority has set the price tag for the construction of the coastal road between Cuango and Santa Isabel, in Colon, at $18 million.

Prensa.com reports that "the clarification meeting for the best value abbreviated tender will be held June 12, and the receipt of bids is scheduled for June 21."

Panama Contracts Conventions Marketing

September 2012

The Tourism Authority (ATP) has awarded a contract to the consultation company Consulting Inc. and Business Tourism Services (BTS), with the aim of reforming the present Bureau of Conventions.

With the reform of the current Bureau authorities are counting on an increase in the arrival of conventions in the country and in this way increase the number of tourists.

For Sale - Atlapa Convention Center

November 2011

In order to finance the construction of a new convention center, the Panamanian government has decided to sell Atlapa.

The first step will be to negotiate a sale with tourist groups so that the center can be retained, then if this venture is not successful a best value tender will be created.

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