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Tourist arrivals nearly double in Panama

Friday, August 12, 2011

\ The number of visitors who arrived in Panama nearly doubled, to 1.2 million, in the first half of this year, compared with the same period of 2010.\ \ Spending by the tourists came to $909 million, an increase of 10.3 percent.\ \ Salomón Shamah, head of the Tourism Authority, reckons that income from tourism will reach a record $2 billion this year.\ \ \ \ Original source (in Spanish): Panamá América\ \ \ \