About Panama 2017-07-13T19:36:00+00:00
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About Panama

This program uncovers the real Panama, bringing both tourism and business opportunities to life. Explore new cultures and find exciting new discoveries and watch how modern infrastructure and innovative new developments are creating a land of the future.

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Fast Facts About Panama

  • It is a relatively “Americanized” country and an attractive place for both regular tourists and medical tourists to visit. Panama City is a safe and modern destination; the U.S. dollar is the country’s official currency, and many of the physicians are U.S.-trained. Consequently, U.S. patients are less likely to experience culture shock when seeking care in Panama.

  • Has excellent medical care to international standards and world-class medical facilities.

  • Is a stable democratic country with a rapidly growing economy.

  • Has a privileged geographical position. The city is a cosmopolitan and has been referred to as “The Dubai of Latin America.”

  • Has excellent infrastructure, potable water, electricity, transport and other basic services.

  • Has a wonderful climate year-round.

  • Has the largest banking center in the hemisphere.

  • Has wonderful tourist attractions including wonderful beaches within 45 minutes by car from Panama City.

  • Has the largest rainforest in the Western Hemisphere (outside of the Amazon) and is home to an abundance of tropical plants, animals, and birds—some of them found nowhere else in the world.

For more information about visiting Panama: www.visitpanama.com