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Travel and Tourism - Panama - August 2018

“While the Panamanian government appears committed to helping the country fulfil its tourism potential, significant challenges remain. These include creating a destination brand that captures the spirit of Panama and emphasises what is unique about the country, alongside a more joined-up approach to tourism promotion.”
– Jessica Kelly, Senior Tourism Analyst

This report looks at the following areas:

  • What are Panama’s chief tourism attractions?
  • What role does international tourism play in Panama’s economy?
  • Who visits Panama and how is this likely to change in the future?
  • How far does Panama’s tourism infrastructure meet the needs of tourists?
  • What is the tourism news coming out of Panama?
  • What trajectory is Panama’s international tourism industry likely to take in the future?

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Table of contents

  1. Panama: Key Facts

    • Introduction

      • Data Sources

        • Background

          • History
            • Geography
            • Attractions

                • Panama City
                  • Panama Canal
                    • Soberania National Park
                      • Islands
                        • Chiriquí Province
                          • Colon Province
                            • The Darien
                            • Tourism and the Economy

                                • Figure 1: Panama’s GDP, 2008-18
                                • Figure 2: Tourism’s contribution to GDP, 2010-18
                                • Figure 2: Contribution of tourism spending to GDP, 2010-18
                                • Figure 3: International tourism expenditure in Panama, 2012-18
                                • Figure 5: Tourism’s contribution to employment, 2010-18
                                • Figure 4: Tourism employment by activity, 2010-18
                            • Arrivals

                              • International
                                • Figure 5: International arrivals, 2012-18
                                • Figure 6: International visitors by type, 2013-18
                                • Figure 7: International tourist arrivals, by region, 2013-18
                                • Figure 8: Panama’s main source markets*, 2013-17
                              • Domestic
                                • Figure 11: Domestic tourism spending, 2008-18
                            • Market Characteristics

                              • International
                                • Purpose of visit
                                  • Figure 9: Reason for trip, 2013-18
                                • Seasonality
                                  • Figure 10: International arrivals by month, 2012-18
                                • Length of stay
                                  • Figure 11: Average length of stay, 2008-18
                                • Domestic
                                • Transport

                                  • Air
                                    • Road
                                      • Rail
                                        • Sea
                                        • Accommodation

                                            • Figure 15: Type of accommodation by region, 2017
                                            • Figure 16: Accommodation capacity in Panama by available rooms & region, 2017
                                            • Figure 17: Hotel occupancy rate in Panama City, 2008-18
                                        • Tourism News

                                          • Tourism Development Framework
                                            • Tourism promotion
                                              • Tourism Promotion Fund
                                                • Emerging markets
                                                  • Tourism projects
                                                  • What Next?

                                                    • Continued tourism growth
                                                      • Diversification of tourism
                                                        • Challenges

                                                        Travel and Tourism - Panama - August 2018

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