The Colombian hotel chain “Talamare” will open its first international hotel in Panama City. The group owns the Hotel Las Americas in Cartagena and Capilla del Mar in Colombia.

It is located in the heart of the financial and commercial center of the city in a 30-story tower, designed with the goal of becoming an architectural landmark of the city. It was designed by the famous Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott.

Hotel Las Americas Golden Tower will feature 285 rooms and 15 suites; three restaurants, a meeting room and a spa. Three of the first floors will be use as a parking lot for the establishment.

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Andres Felipe Ordoñez, president of Talamare Group, claims that the opening of this hotel is the first step towards the internationalization of its services. As he mention, they chose Panama because of its boom in the sector and in addition for their desire to be measured with the best hotel’s franchises in the world, which are all located in Panama.

El hotel ofrece una localización estratégica sobre la Avenida Balboa junto a la Cinta Costera:

  • A 25 minutos del Aeropuerto Internacional de Tocumen.
  • A 10 minutos del Casco Antiguo, de ATLAPA (Centro de Convenciones de la Ciudad) y de Costa del Este.
  • A 5 minutos del centro comercial Multiplaza Pacific Mall, del Soho Mall, de la zona bancaria, de la zona gastronómica de la ciudad, Calle Uruguay, y del Hospital Punta Pacífica, único hospital certificado y afiliado a Johns Hopkins Medicine de la ciudad.
  • Adyacente a Multicentro, el cual cuenta con almacenes, supermercado, casino, cines y restaurantes y al Megápolis Convention Center.
  • Frente al Centro Médico Paitilla, uno de los principales hospitales de la ciudad.

The project had an estimated cost of $ 70 million, and aims to generate around 150 direct jobs.

 

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