TODAY PANAMA – In order to overcome the low hotel occupancy rates the private sector is proposing actions in logistics, infrastructure and urban planning; safety for tourists, domestic tourism and development of the country’s brand image.

These six axes that govern the plan presented by the private sector aim to increase tourism in the country in the short term. It also includes topics such as the future convention center being built in Amador and signage and publicity of the most visited destinations.

Moises Veliz, president of the tourism commission of the Panamanian Association of Business Executive told that “… This plan will be discussed at the table on tourism which will be set up during the ninth Competitiveness Forum. What we want is to table out an immediate plan of action to solve the most pressing issues affecting the competitiveness of tourism. ”


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