Wednesday, April 04 2012 @ 11:42 AM EDT
Contributed by: Don Winner
Tourism in Panama Continues To Grow: Last year Panama saw more than 2 million tourists for the first time. Panama's tourism authorities continue to work to attract new visitors from every conceivable market. And the Panama tourism market will also be getting a big boost this year, thanks to a recent change implemented by the IRS. See: US Companies Can Now Write Off Expenses For Conventions and Seminars Held In Panama (IRS). And it's somewhat ironic that Costa Rican citizens are coming to Panama as tourists, because the two countries basically compete as relatively similar destinations for international tourists. Tourism in Costa Rica has traditionally been much more developed than in Panama, a trend which is changing. And if Costa Ricans are coming to Panama as tourists, then what does that tell you?
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