Panama hotels Archive

Trump Panama Hotel – Now Open for Business

It’s been in the news ever since we launched Luxury Latin America several years ago, and for good reason: the Trump tower in Panama City, Panama was either going to succeed in a stupendous fashion or fall apart in a stupendous fashion. Anything in the middle would not be worthy of the Trump name. Fortunately […]

New Tourism Developments in Panama

Our previous blog post pointed to our story on the hot real estate market in Panama City, but what if you just want to visit? Panama has always been an also-ran when it comes to tourism, with the bulk of their inbound arrivals coming for business, not pleasure. The national tourism bureau has not done […]

A Video Tour of Finisterre Suites in Panama

We just posted a review of one of Panama City’s newest luxury hotels, Finisterre Suites and Spa. We’ve got plenty of details about it on our site, as well as some photos, but you can get an even better feel for it with that video above. I liked this place a lot because even the […]

A New Hotel Scene in Panama City, Central America

Recession? Housing crisis? Reduced lending for development? Not in the “hub of the Americas. Forget everything we’ve said in the past about there being a shortage of hotels in Panama City. It’s time for me to update the intro on our Luxury Hotels in Panama page. A few years ago the pickings were slim, but […]

Finally, a New Luxury Hotel in Panama City

Almost from our launch time we’ve bemoaned the lack of luxury hotels in Panama City. For such an international center of commerce and banking, it’s baffling that there are so few great hotels in the city itself. There are reasons for this—the bubble in residential and commercial real estate over the past few years being […]

Bristol’s New Buenaventura Beach Hotel in Panama

Editor’s update 2013 – Bristol Buenaventura in Panama is now a JW Marriott, managed by the Marriott corporation. They’ve dropped the old name and it’s just JW Marriott Panama Golf and Resort. Leaving this blog post up though as there have been no substantial changes otherwise. If you’re staying in Panama City, the Bristol Hotel […]