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Copa Airlines Announces Service to Four New Destinations

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Copa Airlines Announces Service to Four New Destinations

(PANAMA CITY, Jan. 25, 2012) — Copa Airlines, subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S.A., announced that it will begin non-stop service in June 2012 from Panama to four new destinations: Recife, Brazil; Liberia, (Guanacaste), Costa Rica; Las Vegas, Nevada and the island of Curacao. Passengers who depart or connect to these new flights through Copa’s Hub of the Americas at Tocumen International Airport will have access to a network of 63 destinations in 29 countries in North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. As part of the...

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Panama to Host the World’s Cinema

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Panama to Host the World’s Cinema

(Panama, August 16, 2012) – The film industry has become an important source of income in today’s world eceonomy, making exciting productions that are seen all over the world! Cinematography looks to find interesting and beautiful places throughout the world that help the production realize their vision, both on film or to showcase the release. Panama has been the background where many movies have been films and now it will be the showcase, inviting stars of the world of cinema, producers, directors, and all those who take part in...

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Panama Offers Free Medical Insurance for Tourists

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Panama Offers Free Medical Insurance for Tourists

(Miami, Fl. February 1, 2011) — In 2011, Panama begins a new program; reinforcing tourists are a top priority for the country. All tourists as well as Panamanians living abroad will receive medical insurance with top level coverage in case of emergency during the first thirty days of their stay. This initiative, which is only offered by very few countries in the region, become official on January 17th for all visitors arriving in Panama through Tocumen International Airport. The process for this health insurance is very simple. Once the...

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Enjoy Panama a Different Way with Agritourism

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Enjoy Panama a Different Way with Agritourism

(Panama City, Panama, October 11, 2011) – Panama is proud to offer an alternative for tourists who are looking to enjoy the natural beauty of the country’s rural areas and experience the joy of connecting with nature by giving travelers the opportunity to interact, first hand, with the land, harvesting fruits, feeding livestock and enjoying the Panamanian countryside. Once again, Panama surprises with its inventiveness and vision to maximize and share with the world its beauty and natural resources. Today, farmhouses are a reality...

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Oceania Cruises Reveal 2012-2013 Winter Schedule

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Oceania Cruises Reveal 2012-2013 Winter Schedule

(Miami, September 14, 2011) – Oceania Cruises’ Winter Collection, featuring voyages from September 2012 through May 2013, goes on sale today. The exotic cruise schedule includes 21 all-new Grand Voyages ranging from 23 to 71 days, as well as Caribbean and Panama Canal cruises onboard the line’s new 1,250-guest Riviera. With advance booking savings, seven-day cruises are priced from just $1,499 per guest, including round-trip air. “Our loyal repeaters and first-time guests alike will appreciate the depth and diversity of our 2012-2013 Winter...

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Panama Takes Flight as Top Tourism Hub

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Panama Takes Flight as Top Tourism Hub

(Panama City, Panama, September 15, 2011) – Having already gained recognition as the main hub in Latin America, Panama continues to grow as an attractive and exciting tourist destination. More tourists from Central America, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela and Ecuador will begin to go to Panama starting May 2012, when the companies Aventuras 2000 and International Tourists begin sending charter flights to Panama City. These companies will lease two aircrafts with a capacity of 180 passengers each, to provide the possibility of a minimum of two...

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Panama Welcomes the Best of International Cuisine

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Panama Welcomes the Best of International Cuisine

Miami, Fl., July 13, 2011 – Whether you are passionate about gourmet food and drinks, an amateur cook or professional in the industry; you are invited to Panama City from September 1 to 3. In those three days, the capital of Panama will host the international expo Panama Gastronomica 2011, a world-class event where the most important food and drinks in the region will be promoted, while attendees will have the opportunity to learn, experience and enjoy the latest trends in gastronomy. Renowned chefs from around the world will attend this...

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Singing in the Shower in Panama

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Singing in the Shower in Panama

The search for eternal summer had led us on more than a few occasions to rainforest life, and we found ourselves hot and wet in Colon,Panama.  We had quickly fled the hectic life in Panama City for more relaxing and peaceful surroundings and found ourselves living in an old cottage built for U.S. army officers during the construction of the Panama Canal, nearly 100 years prior.  The cottage had been retro-fitted several times with slightly more modern amenities, including a kitchen and bathroom, for which we were very thankful.  Previous...

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The Allure of Panama

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The Allure of Panama

Panama may be a small country, but the lure of the land beckons to travel enthusiasts around the globe. In fact, many travelers find it nearly impossible to ignore the vast mountain ranges, exotic tropical rainforests, historical landmarks, destination resorts, and rich history that engulf the country. Panama is a destination filled with endless possibilities. Traveling to Panama Today, traveling to Panama is easier and more affordable than ever before. Travelers gravitate towards the land for cost-effective vacations and those ready to...

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Panama Offers Free Medical Insurance for Tourists

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Panama Offers Free Medical Insurance for Tourists

In 2011, Panama begins a new program; reinforcing tourists are a top priority for the country. All tourists as well as Panamanians living abroad will receive medical insurance with top level coverage in case of emergency during the first thirty days of their stay.  This initiative, which is only offered by very few countries in the region, become official on January 17th for all visitors arriving in Panama through Tocumen International Airport.  The process for this health insurance is very simple. Once the person arrives at the airport in...

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More than Panama Hats (video podcast)

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Finally, something on Panama on ITKT. I can’t believe those folks were so hard to find! Okay, maybe not that hard to find. I met up with Octavio at the Los Angeles Times Adventure in Travel Show and got an education about some of the highlights that Panama offers, beyond the hats. Like all our videos quicktime 7.0 or better is required for viewing. This video is also added to iTunes and expect YouTube to carry this one as well. Be sure to scroll down to the video. For more on Panama at ITKT Back to the ITKT Home...

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Panama Rainforest Tour

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Cox & Kings USA Puts You in the Treetops On Panama Canopy Crane Tour Cox & Kings USA announces a new Signature Event held in Panama City’s Metropolitan Park, the only protected rainforest located within a city capital in Latin America. Clients ascend in a gondola over the treetops in the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute’s 140 ft. modified tower construction crane, used to study the forest canopy in the Park since 1990. This is a unique opportunity to view a tropical forest from bottom to top—more than 70% of the...

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Yoga at Gamboa Rainforest Resort

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PANAMA CITY, Panama – August 29, 2007 – Vacation is a time to escape the stress and demands of everyday life. To further guests’ relaxation and connection to nature while staying at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort at the Panama Canal, the resort has recently expanded its range of activities to include yoga and tai chi classes. Both are offered for all levels and are designed to create a fresh start for adventure-filled days. However, it is the stunning rainforest setting that makes these classes a once in a lifetime experience. As the morning...

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Cruise from Arctic to Antarctica

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New York, NY, December 2006 — In announcing what is believed to be a true first for the cruise industry, Norwegian Coastal Voyage has unveiled a new 66-day Expedition, “World Cruise – From Arctic to Antarctica,” filling passenger’s passports with visits to 44 ports in 17 countries on four continents, taking a longitudinal route from pole-to-pole. Upon stepping aboard the new 160-stateroom MS Fram, the world’s newest and most deluxe expedition ship, on September 18, 2007, guests will take up residency and embark on an odyssey of...

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47 New Tours for Mountain Travel Sobek

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Emeryville, CA-September 18 2006-Adventurous travelers will have more exciting trip choices than ever as they begin planning their travel for the coming year: Mountain Travel Sobek, North America’s leading adventure travel company, has added 47 new adventures to their total roster of more than 135 worldwide group programs, not including nearly 30 special programs designed especially for private individual travel. New adventures include: ¨ Treks in Patagonia, Tibet, India, and an inn-to-inn trek to Machu Picchu ¨ Sea kayaking on...

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