Monthly Archives: January 2016

Something Incredible Is Happening in David, Panama

A new major mall, transportation center and new sports facilities including large baseball & soccer stadiums are in the works. The David airport has been greatly expanded along with daily direct flights from Tocumen. Commercial buildings of mixed use are emerging from the ground left and right. Residential homes of high quality are being built Read More

Nasdaq: “Panama On The Rise”

This Nasdaq article touts Panama as a “favorite” developing market economy. It cites the anticipated economic boost coming from the imminent Canal expansion opening and how it has “created enthusiasm all over the globe.” The drumbeat for Panama from financial experts is loud and clear. “Frontier Markets: Panama On The Rise” Nasdaq, January 5, 2016, Read More

“6 Reasons to Visit Panama This Spring”

A Panama travel featurette… this one from Huff Post Travel Canada. “6 Reasons To Visit Panama This Spring” Huff Post Travel, Canada January 15, 2016 “Panama should be on your list of places to visit in 2016, and it should probably be the place you visit first. This Central American country, loaded with history, tropical Read More

Boquete Fair a Huge Success – Next Up … Jazz & Blues Festival, David Fair and Orchid Expo

The Boquete Flower and Coffee Fair is a fun cultural event that provides an annual windfall to the town.  Boquete was quite busy this year as over 144,000 people attended. Boquete Tree Trek even brought in a zip line to promote their nearby world-class zip line experience.  See the person hanging in mid-air over the Read More

New Public, Tourism and Handicraft Market Opens in Boquete

Boquete proudly inaugurated the new $1.5 million Market on January 15, 2016.   President Varela, the Ambassador of the Republic of Taiwan, Boquete Mayor Emigdio Vásquez and many other luminaries attended the celebration. The President cited the market as a great example of cooperation between the federal and local governments across party lines and with transparency. Read More

The Malaysian Insider Names Boquete 1 of 7 Destinations to Visit in 2016

Welcome to the people of Malaysia. We look forward to seeing you here in Boquete. Boquete is a wonderful tourist destination. The world is continuing to discover our precious little hamlet with coffee culture and tasting one of the many attractions. This article touting Boquete is making its way through multiple Asian publications. “7 underrated Read More

Domo Arigato! $2 Billion Japanese Monorail Coming to Panama

The Japanese have long maintained significant corporate and diplomatic relations with Panama. Now, this strategic relationship is expanding with the biggest commercial engagement in Japan – Panama history. The deal will involve Japanese technology and funding. The new monorail will be a high-tech and sci-fi looking 27 kilometers. This Line Three of the Panama Metro Read More

The Motley Fool names Panama one of the 4 Best Places to Retire

Panama continues to top the lists of the best places to retire and visit in the world. As the clarion call for Panama continues year after year, Panama has moved from obscure destination to “those in the know.”  It won’t be long before Panama’s early adopter status shifts to common knowledge for savvy travelers and Read More