Copa Airlines has announced a new route to the United States, deciding to add a direct flight to Boston. This is the latest in the airline's increasing number of frequencies to destinations such as Orlando (also in the United States), Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and Puerto España, as well as Trinidad and Tobago.
Pullmantur's future operation of its Monarch cruise ship from the home port of Colón in Panama, starting April 27, 2013, is one of the main attractions at FITUR in Spain.
Panama received an award for excellence in tourism due to its promotional efforts to establish itself as a top-tier destination.
A 20% increase in participation is expected in CARNIVAL OF THE CITY 2013, and therefore the national government has allocated a budget of 2,750,000.00 balboas to be spent primarily on the priority issues of participants' safety and health, as well as the show itself.

Last December a campaign was launched called Thousand of Thousand, where for every thousand dollar donation, a name could be placed in the atrium of the Biomuseum, located on the Amador Causeway. This will become a historical initiative, as future museum visitors will remember the visionaries who supported this important project.

The campaign ended on January 29, when the donors were invited to celebrate a special moment with a majestic multiple-colored light and sound show.