Toursim Expo Saturday May 25th

Panama’s Tourism Exposition kicks off today, with business appointments between exhibitors and international tourism wholesalers, continuing tomorrow, Saturday May 25th for the public.

The administrator of the Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP), Gustavo Him, explained during the inauguration of the event that the first 5 million dollars to the Fund of International Tourist Promotion has been delivered. The disbursement is part a total sum of 20 million dollars that will go towards the promotion of tourism in Panama. 

The Authority aims to complete the first 10 million dollars before June 30, 2019.

Liriola Pitti, executive director of the fund, said that the operation of the Tourism Promotion Fund is finally started, with this they will have "the ideal personnel to develop the international marketing strategies required by Panama, vital to increase the number of visitors, the time of stay and tourist spending, with the support of the private and public sector to achieve it ".

Expo Tourism is an annual event in Panama that brings together +200 buyers from Latin America, Europe, Asia. This year the event organized by the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CCIAP) and the National Chamber of Tourism (CAMTUR), takes place on May 24 and 25 at the Atlapa Convention Center.

If you are heading to the expo this year expect 120 booths with special offers from countries like Colombia, Cuba, China, Costa Rica, Spain, the United States, Mexico and Peru.