Articles tagged “panama”

A Bold Trump Organization Appeals to Panama’s President in Hotel Dispute

A Bold Trump Organization Appeals to Panama’s President in Hotel Dispute

Juan Zamorano and Stephen Braun, Associated Press

The Trump Organization's efforts to get the Panamanian president to intervene with its issues involving a Trump hotel in Panama City is just another example of the ethical dilemmas President Trump faces. He refused to divest his business. Stay tuned for more stories like this one out of Panama.

1 month ago

Trump Panama City Hotel Remains Open Despite Owner Dispute

Trump Panama City Hotel Remains Open Despite Owner Dispute

Jeff Horwitz and Mark Stevenson, Associated Press

Some Panamanians have expressed a distaste for Trump Mojitos, not to mention the U.S. president's policies. It's up to the Panamanian legal authorities and courts now to sort out this dispute.

3 months ago

Mexico’s Volaris Plots Central American Growth at Expense of Copa Airlines

Mexico’s Volaris Plots Central American Growth at Expense of Copa Airlines

Eduardo Thomson, Bloomberg

Copa Airlines CEO Pedro Heilbron has been in the job for 30 years, and has been adept at managing the carrier through sometimes-turbulent times. For that reason alone, Copa should be OK. But you never know.

3 months ago

Trump Organization Refuses to Check Out of Panama Hotel

Trump Organization Refuses to Check Out of Panama Hotel

Chris Dolmetsch, Bloomberg

It should come as little surprise that the Trump Organization appears to be using some of the same tactics – bullying and intimidation – to reach a resolution with the Panama hotel that President Trump is using in the White House.

4 months ago

Trump Panama Hotel Owners Want His Name Removed

Trump Panama Hotel Owners Want His Name Removed

Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press

Trump Soho wasn't the first, and it likely won't be the last of Trump's hotels that want to dump the Trump name.

6 months ago

8 Top Luxury Weekend Escapes as Picked by Travel Experts

8 Top Luxury Weekend Escapes as Picked by Travel Experts

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Great suggestions, here. A case in point is Montreal, where Skift had its all-staff retreat this summer. We can vouch that this Canadian town has an outsize food scene that's perfect for a weekend escape.

9 months ago

Emirates Presses Pause on Panama Hub Plan Until More Agreements in Place

Emirates Presses Pause on Panama Hub Plan Until More Agreements in Place

Andrea Rothman, Bloomberg

Fitting that the country which connecting the world via its canal may now connect Latin America with some of the world's fastest growing markets by air.

2 years ago

Behind Ace Hotel’s Development of Its First Luxury Property

Behind Ace Hotel’s Development of Its First Luxury Property

Greg Oates, Skift

The American Trade Hotel in Panama City mixes the Ace group's penchant for local craft and community with a new brand's fresh take on global urban luxury.

4 years ago

Panama Just Unveiled Central America’s First Subway System

Panama Just Unveiled Central America’s First Subway System

Associated Press

Considering that transit systems always cost so much more than originally budgeted, Panama's outgoing president shouldn't be criticized for the over spending. Plus, it's refreshing to see a leader spend crazy amounts on something for the public good.

4 years ago

Historical Anniversaries Will Bring Visitors to France and Panama in 2014

Historical Anniversaries Will Bring Visitors to France and Panama in 2014

Post-Bulletin

Anniversaries are a call to action for travelers looking to explore a destination in the context of a certain event. They also attract history buffs from around the world.

4 years ago

The enormous changes that have radically transformed Panama City

The enormous changes that have radically transformed Panama City

The capital city is indeed moving fast into the future, but the country needs to do more so that the rest of the nation isn't left behind.

5 years ago

Panama on double-digit boomtime growth; air travel up 22 percent

Panama on double-digit boomtime growth; air travel up 22 percent

Lomi Kriel, Reuters

Asian travel growth gets all the media attention, but South America's booming too, from a much lower base.

5 years ago