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Former Trump Ocean Club in Panama to Become JW Marriott

Former Trump Ocean Club in Panama to Become JW Marriott

Marriott International announced the reflagging of the Bahia Grand Panama Hotel in Panama City, formerly the Trump Ocean Club, as the JW Marriott.
The hotel opened in 2011 and was the first international development by the Trump Organization. It is located in the tallest building in Central America, a 70-story, 2,500,000-square-foot (230,000-square-meter) mixed use waterfront condominium.
The JW Marriott’s 369 rooms average 600 square feet (56 square meters) and many offer views …

Air China to Launch Beijing-Panama City via Houston

Air China to Launch Beijing-Panama City via Houston

Air China announced it plans to offer service between Beijing and Panama City with an intermediate stop in Houston, Texas.
The move follows the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Panama in 2017.
The Beijing-based carrier will operate the flights using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The 777 is equipped with eight fully lie-flat seats in the first-class cabin and 22 fully lie-flat seats in business.
Flights will operate on Thursdays and Sundays and …

Lufthansa Connects Frankfurt with Panama City

Lufthansa Connects Frankfurt with Panama City

Lufthansa announced the launch of new service between Frankfurt and Panama City, Panama. The airline will operate the route five times a week, using Airbus A340-300 aircraft.
Flights will depart Frankfurt Airport at 10:15 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and arrive at Panama City’s Tocumen International Airport at 4:40 p.m. From Panama City, flights are scheduled to depart at 6:45 p.m. and arrive back in Frankfurt at 11:35 …

Aeromexico to Launch Mexico City-Panama City Route

Aeromexico to Launch Mexico City-Panama City Route

Aeromexico announced it will begin new daily service between Mexico City and Panama City, Panama on May 14 next year.  The carrier will operate flights using Boeing 737-700 aircraft.
Flights will depart Mexico City at 9:45 a.m. and arrive in Panama City at 1:38 p.m.  Flights from Panama City to Mexico City will depart at 2:53 p.m. and arrive at 7:00 p.m.
Aeromexico’s 737-700s are equipped with 124 seats, including 12 in …

New Hyatt Place Hotel Opens in Panama City

New Hyatt Place Hotel Opens in Panama City

Hyatt announced the opening of the Hyatt Place Panama City/Downtown hotel in Panama.  The hotel is the first Hyatt property to open in the country.
The hotel has 165 guestrooms, each with sofas and 42” swiveling HD TVs.  The property also provides a 24-hour gym, a rooftop pool, and a self-service laundry facility.
The hotel offers 4,500 square feet (418 square meters) of meeting and event space, including five meeting rooms.  Complimentary …

New Grace Hotel Opens in Panama

New Grace Hotel Opens in Panama

Grace Hotels announced the opening of a new property, sporting a contemporary urban boutique style, in Panama City, Panama.
The hotel has 60 rooms with suites are located on the 13th to 17th floors, each containing floor to ceiling windows.  Guests may also enjoy a lap pool that is located on the12th floor.
Two distinct dining venues include 54 East, a Mediterranean style restaurant that also features a bar, and Meet@12, a …

Air Canada to Begin Toronto-Panama City, Panama Flights

Air Canada to Begin Toronto-Panama City, Panama Flights

Air Canada announced it will launch new, non-stop service between Toronto, Canada, and Panama City, Panama, on December 17.  Flights will operate three times a week, using Airbus A319 aircraft.
From Toronto, flights will depart at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and will arrive in Panama City at 2:05 p.m.  Flights from Panama City to Toronto will depart at 3:05 p.m., also on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and arrive …