The European Union donated $26 million towards conducting a feasibility study of the construction of a Central American railroad that would improve tourism and trade between the countries of the region, according to the Central American Parliament (Parlacen).

Panama is a great attraction for both foreign and domestic tourists, who are drawn to the country's beaches and provincial sites.
A project to build a touristy seaport in the Terraplén area to boost tourism development in Old Town was presented by the developer Riccio & Riccio Asociados.
Ecotourism is mostly sought out by foreigners from the United States, followed by the United Kingdom and Canada. All tour guides must be certified through university studies or courses approved by the Panama Tourism Authority.
Besides being a place to do exercise and drop a few extra pounds, go for a stroll or see who is available to pick up, the Coastal Strip now also offers tourist info in the latest tech medium.