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Panamá Pacífico:

March 12th, 2013
Piscina tamaño olimpico en PowerClub

Community with Style

Once upon a time, not too long ago, Panama Pacifico was a master plan. The land was little more than a vast canvas…blank and brimming with potential. Until Master Planner London & Regional Panama took up its palette, and amid great swaths of green, began to build, embellish, and adorn.

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Making the move to Panama 2013

March 11th, 2013

Retirees, investors, second-home seekers and professionals are the new-style immigrants to Panama

The trend to seek a retirement or alternative home abroad seems to be growing among people from many countries around the globe but especially among North Americans and Europeans. And Panama is becoming popular with these new-style immigrants.

“International Living”, the re-nowned magazine and recognized expert for promoting U.S.

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Paddling in a water wonderland

March 11th, 2013
Con dos océanos y lagos inmensos, probablemente no haya mejor lugar en el mundo para practicar kayak que Panama

A new sport has recently been introduced to Panama and one of the interesting things about it is that it runs the gamut from extreme sport to fun with the family. Kayak paddling has arrived and it’s home is Panama Paddle Center which provides a well-stocked shop, a club and an information center.… Read the rest

Panama City gets a Tryp by Wyndham

March 9th, 2013
Tryp by Windham Panama Centro Hotel en El Cangrejo, Bella Vista

Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with over 7,170 hotels, announced the debut of its select-service TRYP by Wyndham™ hotel brand in Panama City with the opening of its first hotel in the country, the newly constructed 92-room TRYP by Wyndham Panama Centro.

The brand currently has 14 hotels in Latin America throughout Costa Rica, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Uruguay.… Read the rest

Cheap and Happy

March 8th, 2013

Panama seems to be more than ever in the international spotlight these days. Among last year’s accolades was the New York Times’ vote for Panama as the number one tourist destination. This year, the U.S. television network ABC made major news of the results of a Gallup Poll that concludes that, as a group, Latin Americans ranked as the world’s happiest people, but Panamanians took the cake, getting 85 points out of 100, thus officially becoming the world’s happiest people.… Read the rest

Cruising Latin America’s Pacific Coast

March 8th, 2013
Nuevo Puerto de Cruceros en el Pacífico de Panamá

The recent announcement of a planned new cruise port on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal is very significant for the cruise ship industry. The Caribbean is and will remain a top cruise destination out of Miami but the Pacific coast of Latin America is almost virgin territory for the giant floating hotels.… Read the rest

Movies – Made in Panama

March 8th, 2013
Roberto “Manos de Piedra” Durán

Panama’s aspiration to establish a movie industry has been given a serious boost since a Hollywood-style film with a homegrown theme is to be made here about Panama’s legendary boxing champion, Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran. The movie was scheduled to be made in Puerto Rico and the U.S.A but the Panamanian government, firstly as a matter of national pride and also to help the film industry promotion law which was passed last year, decided to “bribe” the film company with a $3 million subsidy loan if they brought the project to Panama.… Read the rest

Panama New Convention Center

March 6th, 2013
Nuevo Centro de Convenciones de Panamá

We’re building it

– they will come

A dramatic addition to the vibrant development of Panama City is under way — a new convention center fronting the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal and scheduled to be finished next year. Panama’s current site for large congresses and events, the ATLAPA Convention Center, built in the late 1970s, is the best of its kind in Central America but showing its age and lacking space.

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