Hotels in Panama, for some years, have joined a trend known as “all included”, where guests can enjoy many services paying a special rate that allows you access to amenities such as restaurants, bars, pool, golf areas, among others. In our article today, we’ll see how the concept of “all included” is positioned in the country’s hotels.
* The service created in the 90s and established in countries of the Caribbean, generates 12 million visits according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization. In the Panamanian Pacific, specifically in Cocle supply in this category covers 95% with an estimated amount of 2000 rooms.
* 50% of Europeans traveling to Panama choose as the primary option, all included service.
* In Panama, the Riu Playa Blanca Hotel, opened this year with an investment of $ 75 million and creating 320 jobs, made the difference between its competitors, since started offering food 24 hours a day, like drinks alcoholic; a system that had not been implemented and forcing other hotels to follow as Decameron and Playa Blanca Beach Resort.
In Panama, has become so popular that some hotels, especially those located on the beaches, offer service rates “all included”. This concept has evolved over the past five years, adapting to a kind of tourist more demanding and now being recognized as an exclusive category.
According to information published by the news portal Panama America, Panama’s, the Riu Playa Blanca, opened this year with an investment of $ 75 million and creating 320 jobs, made the difference between its competitors. It began offering cuisine 24 hours a day, like alcoholic beverages; a system that had not been implemented and forcing other hotels to follow as Decameron and Playa Blanca Beach Resort.
Internationally, hotel owners have had to classify the service and today we have established the concepts that accompany, such as Premier and Premier Plus, as said Luis Namnum, president of Occidental Vacation Club. Panama is relatively new to this service compared to other nations. The new international trends in this category are not yet developed.
These new concepts have better quality liquors, gourmet food, playgrounds famous brand of toys and unlimited golf games. In Mexico, for example, some restaurants have a fresh fish market where the guest can choose which fish you want for lunch or dinner, cooking courses for guests as well as wine tastings.
In Panama, for 5 years, the flow of interested in these service are South American. Importantly frequent customers of an All Inclusive are residents and more Panamanians are observed choosing the concept that foreigners by 60%.
For example, in the tourist region of Cocle, specifically in the area of Rio Hato and Farallon the offer on hotels of this category covers 95% with an estimated of 2000 rooms in quantity. In recent years, major hotel chains invested in renovation and a new tourist superior quality, where luxury and pleasures are the main themes adapted.