Panama launches the reopening of tourism
The Central American country has reopened its borders, hotels and casinos yesterday
Panama opened its borders to all foreigners who present a certificate of swab / PCR or negative antigen tests with a maximum of 48 hours, without the need to comply with mandatory isolation.
The opening of the borders is part of Panama's strategy called "route to the new normal."
As of yesterday, the main air terminal in the country has scheduled itineraries to and from more than 36 cities in 20 countries in South America, Central America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe.
Raffoul Arab, General Manager of the Tocumen International Airport, specified that the reactivation of international flights will begin gradually, "starting today, routes to more than 35 destinations in America and Europe are contemplated, which enables fast, safe and direct connectivity of travelers ”.
Yesterday also reactivated hotels, motels, rural hostels, lodging places and complementary services (with the exception of beach activities). Tourist activities, non-essential transport (recreational and tourism) were enabled.
With a capacity limited to 25%, the pools can be opened. They can also reopen theaters, cinemas, museums, galleries and tourist sites with a closed structure (at 50% of their capacity), which may operate every day with the exception of the curfew and total quarantine times established by the Ministry of Health.