Its geographical position, air connectivity, growing hotel infrastructure with several prestigious multinational chains, expanding road networks with modern highways and corridors that streamline traffic within the city, construction of the new Amador Convention Center, and the incentives created by the Panama Tourism Authority (ATP) make the isthmus an exceptional venue for events and conventions at an international scale.
Over the last several years the coffee farm Finca Lérida, located in Boquete, Chiriquí Province, has gained acclaim for its agritourism through the hospitality of its highlands boutique hotel, but now the company is taking advantage of its agricultural platform to market their specialty or gourmet coffees in South Korea.
The Biomuseo earned the top ranking of platinum in the Engineering Excellence Awards, sponsored by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Washington. The Biomuseo was recognized in the competition as the greatest engineering project undertaken by a company in the state of Washington.
The advertising campaign "Panama is possible" jointly launched by the Panama Tourism Authority (ATP) and the Panamanian Aviation Company (Copa Airlines) created more than U.S. $25 million in revenue for the country, based on estimates made by these entities.
Local and international experts are seeking to make the isthmus a hub of arbitration to resolve commercial disputes.
Panama obtained favorable results in the tourism market in 2013. As revealed by the Panama Tourism Authority's (ATP) Statistics Department and the Comptroller General of the Republic, the number of visitors who entered this Central American country from different ports rose to 2,201,854 that year.