In one year, visits to the website www.visitpanama.com jumped from 39,000 to 100,000, and 25% of the traffic is registered as coming from the United States.
Panama has consolidated its presence on the Internet as a tourist destination, as revealed by statistics. Over the past two years, the number of people surfing for information on tourism in the country has doubled. Google Adworks, one of the measurement tools created by the biggest Internet search engine, reports some 49,500 searches monthly, whereas in 2010 the average was 20,000. The majority are done from laptop or desktop computers, but the last year has seen an increased number of searches by mobile devices.