A new community of Embera indigenous people can now be visited in Chagres National park.The village of Embera Drua was getting a bit too crowded, so the chef Ivan started a new village made of wooden and thatch-roof palapas, in a beautiful bit of jungle on the side of Chagres river. 20 lovely families joined… Read more »
On the 15th of September, all countries in Central America (apart from Panama, who celebrate its independence from Spain and Colombia in November) partied for their independence day. Central America set itself free from the Spanish rule on this date in 1821, in a mostly pacific process. Thousands of people paraded in the streets of… Read more »
This year again, we will be exhibiting at the IMEX Las Vegas, together with our hotel partners and DMC friends on the Panama booth. Margaux Fikraoui, our Account Manager, will be happy to meet you there. Stop by for a chat!
Finally, a big capacity luxury hotel has opened in the jewel destination of Belize. The brand new Mahogany Bay (Curio by Hilton) is a 200 units property located on the island of Ambergris Caye, 2.5 miles South of San Pedro town, alongside the 2nd largest coral reef barrier in the world. The hotel boasts a… Read more »
Panama City’s Tocumen International airport announced that its new Terminal 2 was inaugurated. Spread over a 116,000 square meter area, it features 20 self-service kiosks, 20 new aerobridges and eight new remote boarding positions. The airport now totals 54 aerobridges, 12 remote boarding positions and has the capacity to handle 25 million passengers per year. The… Read more »
Costa Rica has generated 95% of its electricity from renewable sources over the last four years using rivers, volcanos, wind and solar power. Moreover, the country is ready to phase out of the use of fossil fuels altogether, as the country has spent 1,197 days over the last few years, using renewable energy exclusively. Most… Read more »
The visitor center of Miraflores locks boasts a new movie for its visitors at the movie hall, narrated by Morgan Freeman. Click to see the trailer!
In 2017, 2,113,270 visitors entered the country, representing an increase of 11% compared to 2016. Last Wednesday, the director of the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism (INGUAT, in Spanish), Jorge Mario Chajón, said that 2018 is set to close with a 13% growth. This performance would mean the arrival of 274,725 more visitors than last year,… Read more »