Panama to Construct Highway Rest Stations

The government announced that it will construct the stations at 80 kilometer intervals along the Pan American Highway and they will feature restaurants, parking and small stores.

Friday, September 26, 2014

From a statement issued by the Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP):

PANAMA September 25 (ATP) - The Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP) has developed a series of initiatives such as tourist resorts along the Pan American Highway, informed the Administrator of the institution, Jesus Sierra Victoria during the XIV International Tourism Forum PANAMCHAM, which took place at the Sheraton hotel.

Sierra Victoria explained to the participants of the AMCHAM forum, that every 80 kilometers along the Panamericana ATP a series of rest stations or pit stops will be built containing facilities for domestic and foreign tourists.

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