Royal Caribbean to Continue Operating in Panama

The American company is working on the launching of the third season of the Enchantment of the Seas cruise from Panama.

Thursday, February 12, 2009 reports in its website: "The American company had committed to operate the cruise for two seasons and, depending on the observed results, they would decide on prolonging its stay in Panama for more time"

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Panama Anchors Cruise Tourism

January 2012

Existing operators are increasing the number of departures from the country and the authorities are encouraging new companies to come.

Shipping companies operating in Panama are set to increase the number of departures in 2012 and new firms may start operating, reports

Cruise Season in Panama

September 2013

During the 2013-14 season the arrival of 120 cruise ships are expected at the port of Colon, with the estimated expenditure of each passenger on land being $125.

The number of cruise ships foreseen for this season is similar to the number of arrivals that occurred in the previous period. Between December 2013 and January 2014, the port will receive 54 cruises ships across the Atlantic, ie 27 cruises every month.

Cruise Companies Analyze Investment in the Region

May 2011

The Association of Caribbean and Florida Cruise Lines (FCCA) closed its annual meeting with a commitment to make further investments in the region.

Michael Ronan, vice-president for Royal Caribbean said that they have investment projects for the region over the next two years, motivated by a desire to make closer ties with the region.

Panama: Cruise Tourism Up 9%

January 2014

Up to November last year, 301,149 tourists arrived on cruise ships at Panamanian ports, 9.2 % more than in the same month in 2012.

Statistics from the Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP) reveal that between January and November 2013, 301,149 tourists arrived in the country on cruises, 25,470 visitors more than in the same period in 2012, an increase of 9.2%.

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