Panama Presents Tourism Stimulus Plan

Panama's Tourism Authority will carry on a plan to attract international visitors through discounts in hotel fares, restaurants and air tickets.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Over 20 hotels have been incorporated to the proposal, and a large number of restaurants plan discounts of up to 25%. These will run from August 1st to October 31st.

From "Regarding airlines, discounts will apply to those with unsold spaces. Touristic companies will assume the reduction in fares, and the government will finance the marketing campaign".

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Panama Promotes Two New Touristic Routes

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BB&M Publishing Agency will develop the advertising campaign.

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TACA Leads Tourism Recovery Initiative in El Salvador

June 2010

TACA Airlines and the Salvadoran Tourism Chamber (CASATUR) presented a proposal for reactivating the country’s tourism industry.

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Taca Reduces Prices by 35%

June 2009

The measure applies to all flights within Central America and it is looking to reactivate the executive segment, among other things.

With the aim of reactivating the business class segment, which experienced a reduction of 18% in occupancy during the first quarter of this year compared with the same period last year, Taca announced a reduction in fares, in conjunction with corporate plans and several pricing packages.

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