Tourism Up 12% in Panama

205.657 visitors entered the country during January 2011, 12% higher than the same month of 2010.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Tocumen International Airport remains the main port of entry into the country, with 119.878 visitors.

Prensa.com reported, "Through Paso Canoa (in the border with Costa Rica) 21.700 visitors were admitted, 38.3% higher than same period of a year ago..."

Authorities expect 2 million tourists in 2011.

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Visitors to Panama Keep Increasing

October 2012

In the first nine months of the year the number of tourists coming to the country increased by 6.9% compared to the same period in 2011.

Between January and September 530,574 tourists arrived, 98,907 more than in the same period in 2011.

"Foreign exchange earnings amounted to 1.6731 billion, an increase of 19.5%, or approximately an additional $273 million compared to the previous period.

Tourist Arrivals Up 6% in Panama

September 2012

Between January and August a total of one million 390 thousand visitors entered the country, 6.4% more than in the same period in 2011.

For the same period income reached $491 million, according to the Controller General of the Republic.

Tocumen International Airport, remains the entry point for most tourists (999,651) followed by Paso Canoas with 110,311.

More Tourists Come to Panama

July 2012

As of May a total of 934,899 visitors came to the country, a 7.7% increase compared to the same period in 2011.

Despite the number of tourists by sea having decreased (-22%), the result of the cancellation of the arrival of two cruisers, entry via Tocumen International Airport increased by 19.3%.

Panama: Number of Tourists and their Spending Increases

June 2011

In the first four months of 2011 more than 700 thousand visitors came to the country.

The economic boom that Panama is experiencing is also affecting the tourist industry which has grown significantly in recent months.
Along with the increased the number of visitors comes an increase in spending made during their stay.

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