Panama Seeks Taiwanese Tourists

Panama participated in the Taipei International Tourism Fair, promoting the country as a touristic destination.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Participants of the fair reported high interest by Taiwanese travel agencies, who have prepared several tourism packages for Central America and the Caribbean.

"Taipei International Tourism Fair, Asia's largest, housed 1.206 stands from 58 countries", reported

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