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.
Panama's Biomuseum,designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, will open its doors on May 22, 2014.