What is the Panama Stopover Program?

Copa Airlines’ New Panama Stopover Program expects to attract over 125 thousand tourists per year to Panama which will contribute an estimated $100 million to Panama’s annual economy What is the Panama Stopover Program? The program seeks to encourage the more than six million passengers that travel through Panama each year to schedule time for

Panama City Tocumen Airport Terminal 2 Nears Completion

The current terminal at Tocumen International Airport is at bursting point, but good news is at hand as, eventually, the new terminal is set to open. Over recent months, designed by architect firm Foster and Partners, terminal 2 has being using a small number of gates but all the check in, immigration and security has

Is Panama part of Central America?

Firstly, we will look at the difference in the Independence Days: Independence Day in Panama is on November 3, in Central America (Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica) is on September 15th. Geographically, Panama is a part of isthmus, but historically Panama is quite different from the rest of of Central America. Every

How to get married in Panama?

Requirements to get married in Panama For a the wedding ceremony to be legal then you must reside in Panama for 20 days before your wedding takes place. The fee for a legal ceremony is $400 USD. The application must be completed before the competent court for the jurisdiction where at least one of the

Where to go shopping in Panama City in 2020?

We believe the Panama City offers the best shopping opportunities of any city in Latin America. There are several top-class malls in Panama City that you can find many world-class brands. Panama even has its own Black Weekend, which is normally scheduled for the middle of September. At this time, people fly in from the

Birdwatching in Panama

Geographic birding in Panama can be divided into three major zones, Central Panama, Western Panama and Eastern Panama. Panama is a long narrow country which provides easy access to the mountains and lowlands on both sides from the Inter American Highway. Panama has nearly 1000 bird species with 107 regional endemics, with over 100 of