Germans Looking for Tourism Business in Panama

A group of German wholesale travel agents will be meeting with local tour operators to explore business opportunities.

Monday, May 22, 2017

From a statement issued by the Panamanian Tourism Authority:

A total of 11 German tour operators from the Lufthansa City Center chain will be staying for a week in Panama in order to familiarize themselves with the tourist market and set up tour packages including destinations in our country.

Travel agents (wholesalers) from different parts of the German geography arrived this week to our country and took part in a welcome dinner in a restaurant in the old town along with the administrator of the Panama Tourism Authority, Gustavo Him and senior executives of the travel agency Viajes Modernos, Aida Quijano and Ernesto Orillac, as well as the President of the Panamanian-German Chamber, Hans Schwarzller, and Ben Cardoze, in charge of economic affairs at the German Embassy in Panama.

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