Big Hotel Chains Targeting Panama City Growth


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Panama, Panama City | By Duncan McGowan | November 18, 2014 10:10 AM ET

This month Hyatt opened its first Hyatt-branded hotel in Panama, the 165-room Hyatt Place Panama City. Located in the heart of the financial zone, Hyatt says the new hotel is part of a Latin America growth strategy, an expansion plan which reportedly includes a new hotel in Costa del Este, the waterfront development in south Panama City.

Hyatt is also rumored to be considering another Hyatt-branded facility on the Amador Causeway, where the Amador Convention Center is scheduled to open next year.

Hyatt’s debut follows the opening earlier this year of the first Hilton-branded hotel in Panama City, the 347-room Hilton Panama. Hilton already runs three other hotels in Panama City, including a Waldorf Astoria and a fifth Hilton is expected to open soon.

But that’s not all. This month Grace Hotels, a fast-growing luxury brand specializing in “contemporary urban boutique” hotels, opened its first hotel in Central America in the distinctive Twist Tower, which looks like a giant corkscrew.

Overall, the number of hotel rooms available in Panama City has almost doubled since 2007, with more than 13,000 hotel rooms now available in Panama City.

In the short term, the result is a clear oversupply of hotel rooms in the city. Competition is high. As a result, room rates are declining, which means inexpensive and discounted rooms for both businesses and leisure travelers.

There is a hotel war looming, as the hotels compete for customers. That will mean great deals for tourists, who will be encouraged to visit and explore Panama City. Corporations and associations will also take advantage of the competition to host meetings and events in the city.

In the long term, the growth of the hotel market is good news for the residential property market. Hotels tend to be a leading indicator of property expansion and a clear driver of second home and investment home sales. Hotels promote a destination and invest in infrastructure. They expose the market to people who may not be familiar with Panama City. And they help create a business friendly environment.

The current abundance of supply is not slowing down the hotels, which have clearly identified Panama City as a market for expansion. Many of these brands have never built projects in Central America before, but now they see Panama City as a maturing market.

Several brands are expected to target the Amador Causeway, which is attracting a new wave of development. In addition to the Amador Convention Center and the new Frank Gehry-designed biomuseum, the Causeway is attracting investors from around the world for its unique waterfront opportunities.

In Punta Pacifica, the neighborhood of luxury towers on Panama Bay, the anchor hotel is the Trump Ocean Club, the tallest building in Central America and the first hotel to carry the Trump name in the region. Last month the Trump opened the largest casino in Central America, a top-of-the-line facility run by Sun International, the South African operator known for its high-end clientele.

For Panama, the Trump is the social and cultural hub of the community, which is another benefit of having a big hotel brand in the neighborhood. The addition of more top brands like Hyatt and Hilton will help transform the city and a sure sign that more international companies are ready to make their mark on the Panama City success story.


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I have made a bit of progress on expanding my marina, my permission finally came out for me to build a gas station. I hope to start building in the next month. We will be selling Gas to Boats from the end of our dock and also cars and trucks that pass on the road.

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The Worst Eco-Offenders on Earth Will Surprise You Costa Rica

By Bret Love

Costa Rica is one of several destinations that appear on both our “World’s Best” and “Needs Improvement” lists.

Though it was heralded as the first country to brand itself as a premier ecotourism destination, Ethical Traveler founder Jeff Greenwald suggests that Costa Rica is still lacking in important ways.

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“Corruption is still a big problem there,” he says, “and because of it, Costa Rica is now a hub for child prostitution. Worse, the government prosecutes eco-activists like Paul Watson from
Sea Shepherd, and criminal gangs [of poachers] murder sea turtle conservationists.


Famous chef Gordon Ramsay was forced to flee the country after trying to report on illegal shark-finning.”


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Trio of thugs ruin life in Costa Rica for Canadian retirees
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Robert Gill fought back when bandits invaded his Caribbean property. So the crooks pistol whipped the 75 year old and left him for dead.

His wife, a few yards away, saw the attack and then was confronted by a masked man demanding “Dinero, Dinero” and wielding a knife. She was dumped from a hammock and watched as the crook scooped up money, a computer, a cell phone, a camera and her husband’s wallet.

The two retired Canadians are both in their 70s, and have been splitting the year since 2001 between Costa Rica and the north.

“We leave December 12th, walking away from most of what we own after more than a decade in this beautiful, horrendously perilous country,” said Judy Gill via email Wednesday. “But at least we leave with our lives.”

Their home is in Punta Riel, midway between Cahuita and Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.

She captioned her email “So dies the dream . . . “

Of a potential news story, Mrs. Gill said : “I hope it will warn others who seek to warm arthritic joints in the balmy air here that after dark Costa Rica can only be safely enjoyed behind locked doors and barred windows, and even that is no guarantee.”

As A.M. Costa Rica readers, the Gills know about criminal activity in the country. But their home invasion did not show up on any of the usual police reports to which newspeople have access. That suggests that the incidence of crime is understated.

Expats around Puerto Viejo are sensitive to such news stories because they believe such crimes hurt tourism. There have been several local security efforts.

Mrs. Gill said that her husband on the evening of Nov. 12 stepped outside to fill the household water tank, something he did every night.

“Clearly, they had been watching and waiting because they were hiding in the dark under the house, having gained access over our surrounding fence,” she said of the bandits trio. “As they screamed ‘Matar! Matar’ which translates as ‘Kill! Kill!,’ he fought back. If he had died, this would have been premeditated murder. They overwhelmed him and beat him with a pistol butt until he was unconscious.”

She ended up gagged on a bed as the crooks left. Her husband could not stand or walk well and kept falling. She was unpleasantly surprised to find out that the 911 emergency service did not answer after repeated calls.

Finally the pair made it to a helpful neighbor’s house, and an ambulance later took a bloodied Robert Gill away for treatment.

Why they were targeted still puzzles Mrs. Gill. “We live in a small house, on a small piece of ground, do not own a car, take buses for shopping in local stores and do not flaunt our wealth because we have none to flaunt,” she said. In addition to the electronic items, the bandits got away with two Canadian $20 bills and 110,000 colons, a bit more than $200.

“Gringo apologists would have us believe these men attacked us and stole from us because they are poor and uneducated and can’t find jobs,” said Mrs. Gill, adding:.

“That is not true. Education is free and mandatory in this country. There are jobs tending and harvesting crops for export and local consumption. There are construction jobs, land clearing jobs and many other possibilities for earning honest livings. Those men have chosen to live as predators, and I don’t understand it. I will never understand. Nor will I forget my husband fighting for his life and mine, or forget seeing men in white hoods with only eye-holes, bursting into a place where I felt secure enough to dine, entertain friends, relax and write.”

Mrs. Gill said that she and her husband will miss the howler monkeys, humming birds, trees, flowers, and “the good friends in this Gringoless community who adopted us into their midst.”

Ritz-Carlton Slated for Panama’s Pearl Island

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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company plans to expand its Reserve hotel collection with a resort on Pearl Island, located 45 miles south of Panama City.

The Ritz-Carlton is part of the second phase of a luxury real estate and leisure island development on the barely-inhabited, 3,500-acre Pearl Island, which will eventually include three five-star hotels, a marina and a low-density, high-end residential development.


Developed by Dolphin Capital Investors and Panama-based Grupo Eleta, the first phase of Pearl Island, located on the north-eastern Peninsula Zancadilla, features home sites ranging from 3,000 to 20,000 square meters. Seventy-five percent of the island will remain untouched as a natural reserve.

The project’s landing strip has been completed, according to a company announcement.

The Ritz Carlton Reserve is the sixth planned Reserve property for the chain. The center of the Reserve will feature an open-air resort with 80 guest rooms, and a variety of luxury amenities including a spa, private beach club, three swimming pools, access to a world-class marina, dive and fishing village and equestrian center, the company said.

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The Reserve will also include one- and two-story villas with oceanfront views, large guest rooms with private plunge pools and private terraces. During the construction phase of the Reserve, a collection of Ritz-Carlton branded Residences will be available for sale, designed in the same architectural style as the resort.

The Pearl Island Ritz-Carlton location is expected to open in 2016. It joins current Reserve locations in Phulay Bay in Thailand and Dorado Beach in Puerto Rico. Upcoming locations including Molasses Reef in Turks and Caicos, Tamuda Bay, Morocco and Cabos San Lucas, Mexico.
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Grupo Viva announces the opening of a holding company in Panama

The likelihood of low-cost regional air travel is on the horizon with the entry into the market of Europe’s very successful Ryanair with Colombian and Mexican partners.

The owners of Mexican Viva Aerobus and Viva Colombia have announced the opening of a holding company in Panama to start operations in Central and South America.

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A statement from Irelandia Aviation and the IAMSA Aviation Group, owners of the low-cost airline of Mexico, VivaAerobus and VivaColombia, the Colombian airline, announced their intention to expand the Viva airline brand in Central and South America.

A company statement says Grupo Viva is being established in Panama City as an airline holding company of the multinational carriers. The new company will be responsible for the future development of the Viva brand beyond current operations in Mexico and Colombia, maximizing cost synergies and operating efficiencies across the group, in addition to the centralization of key management functions.

The Viva Group is chaired by Roberto Alcántara Rojas, who is also Chairman of the Board of IAMSA and the VivaAerobus Group.

Irelandia Aviation director and partner, Declan Ryan, will be a lead investor.

Declan Ryan is the founder and Managing Partner of Irelandia Aviation. He is also one of the founders of Ryanair and has held several senior management positions in Ryanair, including CEO and member of Board (1986-2004). He is a Board member of VivaAerobus and Chairman of VivaColombia. Ryan is also founder of the One Foundation in 2004, a major Irish and Vietnamese philanthropic organization.

Tony Davis, currently Partner and COO of Irelandia Aviation, has been appointed CEO. He is responsible for the creation of the corporate structure of the Group and management infrastructure in the next 12 months. He is Chief Operating Officer of Irelandia Aviation with responsibility for portfolio company performance.

He was CEO of Tiger Airways (2005 -2011) and led successful development of company and IPO on Singapore exchange in 2010.

He has over 25 years’ airline management experience, including with British Airways and Gulf Air prior to BMI, Tiger and Irelandia Aviation.

Joe Mohan, former Senior Vice President Commercial of Copa Airlines, has been named president and chief operating officer. He is responsible for the expansion of the regional group coverage and improved cost synergies and operational efficiency of the airline group.

Keira Knightley Posed Topless to Protest Photo Retouching

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Kara Knightley bared it all for a recent issue of Interview magazine as a personal protest against photo alterations. In an interview with British newspaper The Times, the 29-year-old explained that she demanded the topless photos remain unedited so people could see what she really looked like.

“I’ve had my body manipulated so many different times for so many different reasons, whether it’s paparazzi photographers or for film posters,” she said. “That [shoot] was one of the ones where I said: ‘OK, I’m fine doing the topless shot so long as you don’t make them any bigger or retouch.’ Because it does feel important to say it really doesn’t matter what shape you are.”

Back in 2004, controversy swirled around Knightley’s enhanced depiction in the movie poster for “King Arthur,” and in 2006, she came under fire after Vanity Fair ran an altered picture of a nude Knightley and Scarlett Johansson with a fully clothed Tom Ford on the cover. But today it’s all about fighting the industry standard. Check out the video to hear what else the actress had to say about her untouched topless photos and tune in to “The Insider With Yahoo” on TV tonight for the latest in entertainment news.


Staying Safe in Costa Rica

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Staying Safe in Costa Rica

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Summary: Recent crimes in Costa Rica have involved robbers arriving at homes and impersonating police officers. Alley Cat offers great advice and detailed information about what you need to know when the police are at your door.
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A number of months ago an incident occurred involving a private home that was approached by several police officers arriving in a truck. They presented the owner with an official looking sheet of paper and claimed that they had been sent to search the premise. The owner obliged and opened the main gate and what resulted was a nightmare. The men entered the home and then proceeded to threaten the people within. Within minutes, they had tied everyone up and began stealing everything of value. If anyone had been watching from a neighboring house, they would have thought that everything was normal. The police had been allowed to enter and after the gate had closed nobody could see the men loading up the truck nor could they imagine the distress of the inhabitants.
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This type of scenario is all too frequent these days. What should one be aware of if faced with a similar situation? What are your rights? What are the rights of law enforcement regarding yourself and your property? And finally, what do you need to know to prevent a situation like this from happening to you and your place of business or family home?
First of all, it is important to understand the different divisions of police here in Costa Rica as well as their roles and rights. There are 2 basic divisions when it comes to law enforcement. The first division is Administrative Law Enforcement and the second is Local Law Enforcement. Administrative law enforcement deals with cases that can be a danger on a national level. They do not wear uniforms and are plain clothed. This sector includes the OIJ (Judicial Investigation Organization), the PCD (Drug Control Police), and Immigration Police. The most common on a public level are the OIJ and the PCD. These squads are not the ones that will be politely knocking at your door requesting entrance. The OIJ is sent out to rescue kidnap victims, find wanted felons and negotiate hostage situations. When they or the DITA are sent to an address it is so they can take the location by surprise and force.
The second division of law enforcement includes The Fuerza Publica and other units like Frontier Police, Touristic Police and Transit Police to name the most common. They are uniformed with their unit clearly marked on the breast and their vehicle. These units are an aid to the administrative units. They deal with everyday law enforcement and petty crimes.
It is important to understand that if an officer with a notice or summons arrives at your door he will most often come alone (maximum two officers), usually on a motorbike clearly marked as a police vehicle and will present you with two copies: an original for you to keep and a copy for you to sigh that he will keep. They will not come by truck. They only deliver between the hours of 8am and 5pm. If a police officer comes to your place of business or home, make sure that you keep these points in mind. Always ask why he is there and what the delivery pertains to. If it seems improbable or suspicious take that as a warning sign. Remember that you have two options within your rights when in this situation. The first is to ask the officer to slip the paper under the door or drop it to the ground and back away until you can read and sign the paper, the second is to ask the officer which police station he represents, and to tell him that you will personally go to the station to sign the documents and that you will not open the door.
Also remember that if an officer comes to your door and asks to enter the premise you have every right to deny entry unless he has an official warrant to see your property and is accompanied by a functionary (called a fiscal in Spanish)whose job it is to remain impartial and be a witness to the police investigation . Even if he presents you with documents, don’t just open the door. It is important to always:
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  • Call the nearest Fuerza Publica station to confirm the situation. It is always up to the office nearest to you to dispatch any officers within their area of command. It is important to have the number to the station at hand (posted on the fridge for example).When you call ask if the station is aware that officers are at your address and try to give them information such as full names and badge numbers. If the station did not send the officers, ask them to send someone over right away and then remain indoors until the authorities arrive.
  • Call your lawyer. Explain the situation and ask him to come over right away. If the situation is legitimate, you have the right to explain to the police that you will not open the door until your lawyer arrives. Your lawyer will act as a witness should something not be done to code and will also be able to counsel you on your rights. If you do not know the number to the local Police station, or do not speak Spanish, you can call 911 and explain the situation to an English speaking representative. They will be able to contact your nearest police office and confirm or deny the dispatch.
  • If you find out that the officers at your door are false, call family members, employees or anyone else that should be on their way to your location and tell them not to come over until further notice. You don’t want to put anyone in danger if things get physical when the authorities confront the suspects. Also you don’t want anyone to become a potential hostage or target for the suspects.
These safety procedures also apply to anybody that comes to your door unsolicited. You always want to call the company office they claim to represent and confirm the situation. Do not ask the person at the door for the number if you don’t have it available. Better to call 1113 and ask the ICE representative to give you the number you need. You don’t want to be calling the suspects friends to confirm his identity. If things are not right, call 911 immediately.
Lastly it is important to do full background check on any and all employees that work for you. These types or robberies are almost always inside jobs. The suspects need to know how many people are at the location and what is of value inside before they begin setting up a plan to rob you. They do not just pick random homes or businesses to stop at.
Even when a program like DATUM does a background check on your employees you can’t be too sure. DATUM only gives you information that is registered nationally. If for example a person is a rapist but has never been caught, the information will not appear on DATUM. It is always better for your safety to use a reputable security company to do a thorough check of not only the person in question but also his family members. Knowing what kind of friends a person has, and where they are frequenting can often give you all the information you need. You also don’t want to be hiring someone who’s brother or cousin runs with a gang or has been arrested for theft in the past. A good security company will be able to provide you with that information.
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Saudi Arabia the most brutal place on the planet where no child or goat is safe from rape

Released: Imam raped, tortured 5-yr-old because he ‘doubted her virginity’

In the eyes of Saudi Arabian jurisprudence, Sheikh Fayhan al-Ghamdi has been released from 13 months in jail and subsequently cleared of his rape, torture and murder conviction against his daughter due to the “blood money” he paid out to his former wife, as reported by the International Business Times (of London, UK) on March 10, 2014.

Sheikh Fayhan al-Ghamdi.


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As previously covered last year by, al-Ghamdi was initially sentenced to pay out $50,000 to his ex-wife per Islamic Sharia Law regarding the savage killing of their daughter, Lama al-Ghamdi, as “blood money” compensation in the death of his child.

However, a Saudi court has sinced imposed an additional 1 million Saudi riyals ($270,000) as additional payment to Lama’s mother. With the payment comes no further possibility of future fines or punishment.

A popular TV preacher in Saudi Arabia, al-Ghamdi suspected his 5-year-old daughter had brought shame upon the family by somehow losing her virginity.

In response, the Sheikh inflicted the following upon his child:

  • A broken back.
  • Raped multiple times.
  • A crushed skull.
  • Numerous burns throughout her body.
  • A broken left arm.
  • Multiple broken ribs.

Al-Ghamdi also admitted in court to using a cane as well as electric cables in the torture/rape of his child. Hospital social worker Randa al-Kaleeb stated the child had been raped “everywhere.” The little girl managed to linger for ten months before finally succumbing to her injuries.

Money Laundering In Panama

THE PANAMA insurance market is strengthening preventive measures in order to get the country removed from the “gray list” of the International Financial Action Group.

Money Laundering In Panama

Money Laundering In Panama

The latest measure taken by the Superintendent of Insurance and Reinsurance was hosting the forum ‘Measures for the Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism in the Insurance Sector’ in which issues were addressed related to the prevention of money laundering and risk management in the sector.

Katherine Arjona, deputy director of the Insurance and Reinsurance Regulator of Panama, told “… The Superintendency has been actively involved with local and international organizations in order to create the legal and structural platform to establish actions necessary for the prevention of all types of financial crimes, to enable the country to get off grey lists which currently cloud the image of Panama as an International Financial Centre. “

The Superintendent, Luis Della Togna said that “… There is no doubt that the insurance industry depends on an effective monitoring process based primarily on an analysis of financial statements, audits and continuous monitoring of suspicious transactions.”

PANAMA is still identified as a “high risk” area for money laundering and remaining on the grey list presents a threat to the competitiveness of the banking and financial center. The news comes from the Superintendency of Banks which says that removing the country from the list will be more complex than expected, as not all sectors see it as a priority issue for the economy.

Panama needs to improve legislation and controls in the financial system in order to achieve compliance with the recommendations made by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

In assessing compliance with FATF’s 49 recommendations, made in October 2012, Panama has failed to meet 19 of them, completely complied with 3, and partially complied with 26. Reports

Alberto Diamond, chief of the Superintendency, said “the gray list affects the perception of our reputation, constituting a threat to the competitiveness of the banking and financial center.” According to the regulator, a major financial center never appears on discriminatory lists and currently ‘we are identified as a country at high risk of money laundering.”

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Visit the island of Bonaire, starting from Tocumen Airport Panama

Bonaire is a good choice to relax and have fun during school holidays and vacations, and is easily reached by flights departing from Panama City.
Visit the island of Bonaire, starting from Tocumen

Visit the island of Bonaire, starting from Tocumen

The Dutch airline KLM offers flights from Tocumen International Airport to International Flamingo in Bonaire, and vice versa.
Juan Santamaria International Airport in San José, Costa Rica, is the most popular connection for one stop between flights from Panama City and Bonaire.
According to information from the Avianca Airline, this service maintains two scales at $ 738, approximately.
The flight from Tocumen, arrives in Bogota, Curacao and then finally to Bonaire.
Copa Airlines also has an alternative at a similar cost to Avianca, with two scales, only the first is in Barranquilla.
Enjoying Bonaire
Bonaire is known worldwide as the region offers visitors spectacular for diving and the famous snorkel sites. Also, by having the National Park in the Netherlands Antilles, which keeps the coral reef ecosystem and ensure recreation.
Kralendijk is the capital and is famous for daily receive hundreds of “cruisers” month.
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An excellent way to explore these issues is through a trimaran. This time it is Aquaspace Bonaire, whose captain is Edwin Sluis.
The boat leaves from Sluis Bonaire’s capital Kralendijk to these dive sites, but not before offering great music and food tastings on board.
Its main attraction is the background; an observation platform with thick glass where all kinds of marine life such as turtles, dolphins, lobsters, goldfish, snails and other creatures are.
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