Category: Panama travel news

Panama travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Panama is a country on the isthmus linking Central and South America. The Panama Canal, a famous feat of human engineering, cuts through its center, linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to create an essential shipping route. In the capital, Panama City, modern skyscrapers, casinos and nightclubs contrast with colonial buildings in the Casco Viejo district and the rainforest of Natural Metropolitan Park.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car opens in Aruba, Panama, expands in Brazil
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Enterprise Rent-A-Car opens in Aruba, Panama, expands in Brazil

mm Harry S. Johnson- October 21, 2020

Enterprise Holdings announced today that its flagship Enterprise Rent-A-Car brand has opened its first locations in Aruba and Panama, as ... Read More

Copa Holdings postpones 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
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Copa Holdings postpones 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2020

Copa Holdings, S.A. announces postponement of its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that due to the ... Read More

Jamaica and Panama Sign Multi-Destination Marketing and Airlift Agreement
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Jamaica and Panama Sign Multi-Destination Marketing and Airlift Agreement

editor editor- January 24, 2020

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has announced that Jamaica and the Republic of Panama have signed a multi-destination arrangement, ... Read More

Delta Air Lines and LATAM to launch codeshare in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru
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Delta Air Lines and LATAM to launch codeshare in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 3, 2019

Delta Air Lines and LATAM will launch codeshare for flights operated by certain LATAM affiliates in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru ... Read More

Jamaica and Panama to establish multi-destination arrangement, says Minister Bartlett
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Jamaica and Panama to establish multi-destination arrangement, says Minister Bartlett

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019

Jamaica's Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has announced that Jamaica and the Republic of Panama is set to establish ... Read More

Panama Costa Rica region struck by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake
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Panama Costa Rica region struck by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 26, 2019

An estimated area of 270 qm in Panama and Costa Rica has been exposed to hazard after a 6.3 magnitude ... Read More

Avianca announces CEO retirement
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Avianca announces CEO retirement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Avianca Holdings S.A. today announced that Hernán Rincón Lema has notified the Avianca Holdings Board of Directors that he plans ... Read More

Sleeping Suriname wakes up to new global air service
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Sleeping Suriname wakes up to new global air service

editor editor- January 17, 2019

A new route starting this summer will be the first new international service that Suriname has secured in over a ... Read More

Panama based Star Alliance Copa: The most punctual airline
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Panama based Star Alliance Copa: The most punctual airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019

The winner is Panama based Star Alliance carrier Copa. OAG's Punctuality League is based on 57 million flight records using ... Read More

United Airlines expands partnership with Copa and Avianca
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United Airlines expands partnership with Copa and Avianca

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 30, 2018

United Airlines today announced it has reached an agreement with Compañía Panameña de Aviación S.A. (Copa), Aerovías del Continente Americano ... Read More

Earthquake rattles Costa Rica
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Earthquake rattles Costa Rica

editor editor- August 18, 2018

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica today, August 17, 2018, at 23:22:36 UTC near the border of Panama. Read More

Man sentenced to only 12 years for murder of a US tourist in Panama
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Man sentenced to only 12 years for murder of a US tourist in Panama

editor editor- July 11, 2018

An 18-year-old man was sentenced to just 12 years in prison for the robbery, rape, and murder of a US ... Read More

JW Marriott to raise its flag over the tallest building in Panama and Central America
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JW Marriott to raise its flag over the tallest building in Panama and Central America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 28, 2018

Ithaca Capital today announced that the iconic Bahia Grand Panama Hotel in Panama City, housed in the tallest building in ... Read More

What are top ten cities to go in the world? Punta Cana ? Cusco? Djerba? Palma? Phuket?
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What are top ten cities to go in the world? Punta Cana ? Cusco? Djerba? Palma? Phuket?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2018

According to the latest Global Destination Cities Index, the international destinations with the highest concentration of visitors traveling for relaxation ... Read More

Copa Holdings reports net income of $136.5 million in Q1 of 2018
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Copa Holdings reports net income of $136.5 million in Q1 of 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2018

Copa Holdings, S.A., today announced financial results for the first quarter of 2018 (1Q18). The terms "Copa Holdings" and "the ... Read More

Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts debuts in Panama
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Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts debuts in Panama

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2018

The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts today announced the brand's debut in Panama with the opening of The Santa Maria, ... Read More

Copa Holdings reports net income of $100.8 million
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Copa Holdings reports net income of $100.8 million

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2018

Copa Holdings, S.A., today announced financial results for the fourth quarter of 2017 (4Q17) and full year 2017. OPERATING AND ... Read More

SELA brings together international cooperation directors and intellectual property authorities in Panamá
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SELA brings together international cooperation directors and intellectual property authorities in Panamá

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 8, 2017

SELA brings together national authorities, bilateral and multilateral organizations and experts in the field to promote the exchange of ideas ... Read More

Copa Holdings announces monthly traffic statistics for September 2017
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Copa Holdings announces monthly traffic statistics for September 2017

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 13, 2017

Copa Holdings, S.A., today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for September 2017: Operating Data Sep Sep % Change YTD YTD ... Read More

Holland America Line offers more ways to experience Panama Canal in 2017-18
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Holland America Line offers more ways to experience Panama Canal in 2017-18

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 2, 2017

Travelers who want to transit the lakes and locks of the Panama Canal will have eight Holland America Line ships ... Read More

Copa Airlines and Turkish Airlines launch codeshare flights between Europe and Latin America
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Copa Airlines and Turkish Airlines launch codeshare flights between Europe and Latin America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 28, 2017

Copa Airlines, subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S.A., and Turkish Airlines, both members of Star Alliance, the leading global airline network, ... Read More