• From 1 February, City Sightseeing Panama will begin offering a completely new view of the Panama Canal.
• The world's leading open top bus tour brand is present in more than 90 cities on five continents, ten of them in the Americas.
Starting on 1 February, the tour will provide breathtaking views of Panama City and an exciting, new view of the Panama Canal, all courtesy of their distinctive, open top, red buses which are equipped with an innovative GPS controlled six-language audio system.
In 2011, Panama received over 2 million international visitors. Among the highlights, the capital of Panama offers exciting areas for shopping and entertainment, as well as a city centre declared a Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO. Another of its main attractions is the world famous Panama Canal, a logistical and financial center par excellence.
During his visit to the City Sightseeing Worldwide Stand at FITUR 2012 Madrid – one of Europe’s largest travel trade shows, Ernesto Orillac, Panama's Deputy Minister of Tourism, said: "As an internationally recognized brand, present in over 90 cities around the world, this new City Sightseeing tour will be an excellent tool for promoting tourism in Panama.
Enrique Ybarra, CEO of City Sightseeing Worldwide, said: "We are thrilled to announce the city of Panama as our first new tour in 2012. This is a sensational destination and we are sure it will be an equally great success, as the rest of our tours around the world."
Alfredo Motta, the President of City Sightseeing Panama, added: "We have been working on the development of a tour in Panama for some time and at last we can announce the launch of City Sightseeing Panama. With support, expertise and our international relationships, we are certain of yet another great success."
This is the tenth capital on the City Sightseeing map in the Americas, which already operates in Washington DC, New York, Hollywood / Los Angeles, San Antonio, San Francisco and Hawaii (USA), Cartagena de Indias (Colombia), Toronto (Canada) and Lima (Peru).Return to News Homepage
Published Date: 04/04/2012 12:43:00
by Stephen Morgan