Tourist Spending Up in Panama

In the first six months of the year tourists spent $582.1 million, $64 million more than the same period in 2009.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

In both 2009 and 2010 the most productive months were January and March.

"These figures make Panama one of the countries with most tourist spending in Central America, according to the Tourism Authority," reports "An average of 13,283 visitors now pass through Tocumen Airport every 24 hours".

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