Riu Inaugurates Hotel in Panamanian Capital

With a $120 million investment the hotel chain will open its first hotel in the city on 13 September.

Friday, August 13, 2010


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The hotel, Riu Panama Plaza, is the first urban RIU Plaza brand hotel, with services aimed at both the business and leisure traveler.

It stands at the heart of the financial centre of Panama City, very close to many banks, boutiques and shopping malls.

Hotel Riu Panama Plaza has 645 rooms and 21 conference rooms, with free Wireless connection and a maximum capacity of 1300 persons.

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