Cost of Air Tickets Curbs Tourism in Panama

Air Travel
Panama, Apr 3 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian hoteliers are now trying to counteract the impact of the high costs of air tickets, which in the airlines” criterion respond to the increase in airport taxes and the fuels” price.

According to the CEO of Copa Airlines, Pedro Heilbron, the arrival of more tourists depends not only on advertising and discounts that airlines can provide, but also on the joint work of authorities, unions and the private sector to fulfill more visitors to take advantage of the hotel offer, which exists in the country.

‘The democratization of the airline industry, through low prices and quality, is also fundamental for the strengthening of world-class tourist destinations such as Panama,’ expressed Juan Molano, Wingo’s external communications manager.To this problem, the president of the Panamanian Hotel Association, Armando Rodriguez, anticipated that the union is examining a proposal aimed at working together with airlines to achieve packages that allow a greater number of visitors to the country.

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