Hotels | Visa | Venue

PLAN YOUR TRIP

 

TRANSPORT FROM THE AIRPORT TO HOTELS

There will be signs in multiple locations in the airport and an information desk regarding transport to hotels by shuttle bus.

Shuttle service is arranged and running all day on November 30th.

A waiting area with with seating and refreshments will be available.

TRANSPORT FROM HOTELS TO THE CONFERENCE CENTRE

Daily transport from the hotels to the conference centre will start between 7:30am and 8am, (depending on the location of the hotel) until the last session of the day.

Hotels

Participants of the 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference may choose from twelve hotels near the venue, the Atlapa Convention Center.

Please see below for a list of the following IACC hotels and rates:

Hotel Aloft Panamá ****

Israel Avenue & 76th Street
Panama City, Panama
0819-05896

T: (+507) 282-6000
F: (+507) 305-5916
E: [email protected]

In front of the conference venue

Room type and rate:

Single $ 95.00
Double $ 95.00

Contact person information:

Anabel Aguilar
(+507) 305-5186 or 6653-4396
[email protected]

We recommend booking before October 31, 2016 to ensure these rates.

Hotel Sheraton Panamá *****

Israel Avenue & 77th Street,
San Francisco
Panama City, Panama
0819-05896

T: (+507) 305-5100
F: (+507) 305-5101
E: [email protected]

In front of the conference venue

Room type and rate:

Deluxe Single $ 125.00
Double Deluxe $ 125.00
Club Floor $ 155.00
Club Floor Double $ 155.00
Executive $ 290.00
Royal $ 400.00

Contact person information:

Anabel Aguilar
(+507) 305-5186 or 6653-4396
[email protected]

We recommend booking before October 31, 2016 to ensure these rates.

Hotel Courtyard Panama by Marriott (Multiplaza Pacific Mall) *****

Multiplaza Pacific Mall, Via Israel Avenue
Panama City, Panama

T: (+507) 301-0101
F: (+507) 301-0101/0102
E: [email protected]

Please access this page to book your group rate for the 17th IACC

10 minutes drive from the conference venue

Room type and rate:

Room Type Rate
Single Single $ 105
Single Double $ 115
Executive $ 125
Superior $ 135
Junior Suite $ 150

Contact person information:

Fabio Rodriguez
(+507) 301-0101 Ext .: 5108 or 6614 0854
[email protected]

We recommend booking before November 30, 2016 to ensure these rates.

Hotel Ramada Panamá ****

Israel Avenue y Calle 71
San Francisco, Panama City, Panama
0830-01847

T: (+507) 322-0000 / (+507) 307-3868
F: (+507) 322-0101
E: [email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]

15 minutes drive from the conference venue

Room type and rate:

Ramada Deluxe (Single) $ 75.00 + 10%
Ramada Deluxe (Double) $ 80.00 + 10%

Contact person information:

Michelle Matos
(+507) 307-3868 / 307-3873 or 6159-7074 / 6008-5639
[email protected]

We recommend booking before 5 December, 2016 to ensure these rates.

Hotel Decapolis Panamá ****

Balboa Avenue – Multicentro
Panama City, Panama
0833-0293

T: (+507) 215-5000
F: (+507) 215-5715
E: [email protected]
[email protected]

15 minutes drive from the conference venue

Room type and rate:

Deluxe Single $ 111.00
Double Deluxe $ 121.00
Additional person $ 35.00

Contact person information:

Alejandro Garcia
(507) 297-4189
[email protected]

Jose Angel Acosta
(507) 294-4192 or 6673-6157
[email protected]

We recommend booking before 16 November, 2016 to ensure these rates.

Hotel Hard Rock Panamá, Megapolis *****

El Hayek Boulevard
Panama City, Panama
T: (+507) 380-1111 option 1+1+1
F: (+507) 294-4115
E: [email protected]
[email protected]

Please access this page to book your group rate for the 17th IACC
Booking code: GN – AT161129

15 minutes drive from the conference venue

Room type and rate:

Deluxe Single $ 131.00
Deluxe Double $ 141.00
Additional person $ 55.00

Contact person information:

Alejandro Garcia
(507) 297-4189
[email protected]

Jose Angel Acosta
(507) 294-4192 or 6673-6157
[email protected]

We recommend booking before 16 November, 2016 to ensure these rates.

Hotel Hilton Panamá *****

Balboa Avenue and Aquilino de la Guardia
Panama City, Panama, 00000

T: (+507) 294-8000
F: (+507) 294-8001
E: [email protected]

Please access this page to book your group rate for the 17th IACC

(Group Code: GANTI)

10 minutes drive from the conference venue

Room type and rate:

Room type Single occupancy rate Double occupancy rate
Standard City View Room $135.00 + 10% $150.00 + 10%
Executive Room Ocean View with 1 King Bed $155.00 + 10% $170.00 + 10%
Executive Room Ocean View with 2 King Beds $155.00 + 10% $170.00 + 10%

Contact person information:

Marukel Justavino
[email protected]

We recommend booking before November 1, 2016 to ensure these rates.

Hotel Waldorf Astoria Panamá *****

47th Street East & Uruguay Street,
Panama City, Panama
99999

T: (+507) 294-8000
F: (+507) 294-8001
E: [email protected]

Please access this page to book your group rate to the 17th IACC

(Group Code: GANTA)

10 minutes drive from the conference venue

Room type and rate:

Room type Single occupancy rate Double occupancy rate
Deluxe 1 King Bed $129.00 + 10% $144.00 + 10%
Deluxe 2 Double Beds $129.00 + 10% $144.00 + 10%

Contact person information:

Marukel Justavino
[email protected]

We recommend booking before November 1, 2016 to ensure these rates.

Hotel Westin Panamá *****

La Rotonda Avenue, Costa del Este
Panama City, Panama

T: (+507) 282-3500 / (+507) 340-9858
F: (+507) 282-3501
E: [email protected]

Please access this page to book your group rate to the 17th IACC 

15 minutes drive from the conference venue

Room type and rate:

Room type Single occupancy rate Double occupancy rate
Deluxe $165.00 $175.00
Executive $195.00 $205.00
Suite $400.00 $410.00

Contact person information: 

Yesenia Añino
(507) 206-8850 or 6679-4413
[email protected]

We recommend booking before November 7, 2016 to ensure these rates.

Hotel Le Meridien Panamá ****

Uruguay Avenue y Balboa Avenue
Panama City, Panama

T: (+507) 297-3200 / (+507) 340-9858
F: (+507) 297-3201
E: [email protected]

Please access this page to book your group rate for the 17th IACC 

15 minutes drive from the conference venue

Room type and rate: 

Room type Single occupancy rate Double occupancy rate
Deluxe $140.00 $150.00
Executive $165.00 $175.00
Gold Suite $375.00 $385.00
Platinum Suite $475.00 $485.00

Contact person information: 

Yesenia Añino
(507) 206-8850 or 6679-4413
[email protected]

We recommend booking before November 7, 2016 to ensure these rates.

Hotel Intercontinental Miramar Panamá *****

Miramar Plaza, Balboa Avenue
Panama City, Panama, 7336
T: (+507) 206-8888 / (+507) 340-9858
F: (+507) 214-1002
E: [email protected]

Please access this page to book your group rate for the 17th IACC

10 minutes drive from the conference venue

Room type and rate:

Room type Single occupancy rate Double occupancy rate
Standard $135.00 $145.00
Deluxe $140.00 $150.00
Executive $165.00 $175.00
1 Bedroom Suite $375.00 $385.00

Contact person information: 

Yesenia Añino
(507) 206-8850 or 6679-4413
[email protected]

We recommend booking before November 7, 2016 to ensure these rates.

Hotel Wyndham Hotel Panamá

Albrook Mall
Panama City, Panama

T: (+507) 307-0300
F: (+507) 307-0399
E: [email protected]

Please access this page to book your group rate for the 17th IACC 

30 minutes drive from the conference venue

Room type and rate:

Single $ 115.00 + 10%
Double $ 130.00 + 10%
Suite $ 165.00 + 10%
Master Suite $ 195.00 + 10%

Contact person information:

Yadzia Saavedra | Sales Manager
(507)307-0300 Or 6045-1867
[email protected]

We recommend booking before November 15, 2016 to ensure these rates.

Visa and Entry Requirements

 

IACC participants holding citizenship of the following countries DO NOT require a visa for Panama, regardless of the kind of passport they may have (ordinary, diplomatic, consular, official or special):

A El Salvador Madagascar
Andorra Estonia Malaysia
Angola F Maldives
Antigua & Barbuda Fiji Malta
Argentina Finland Marshall Islands
Armenia France Mauritius
Australia G Mexico
Austria Gabon Micronesia
B Georgia Moldova
Bahamas Germany Monaco
Barbados Granada Mongolia
Belarus Guatemala Montenegro
Belgium Guyana N
Belize H Namibia
Bhutan Hellenic Republic Nauru
Bolivia Holy See New Zealand
Bosnia and Herzegovina Honduras Nicaragua
Botswana Hungary Norway
Brazil I (The) Netherlands
British National Overseas Citizens Iceland O
Brunei Ireland Order of Malta
Bulgaria Israel P
C Italy Palau
Cambodia J Papua New Guinea
Canada Jamaica Paraguay
Cape Verde Japan Peru
Chile K Poland
Colombia Kenya Portugal
Comoros Islands Kiribati Q
Costa Rica Kosovo Qatar
Croatia Kuwait R
Cyprus L Romania
Czech Republic Latvia Russia
D Liechtenstein S
Denmark Lithuania Saharawi Republic
Dominica Luxembourg Saint Kitts and Nevis
E M Saint Lucia
Ecuador Macedonia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
 S (continues) South Africa Tuvalu
Samoa South Korea U
San Marino Spain Ukraine
Sao Tome and Principe Switzerland United Arab Emirates
Saudi Arabia Sweden United Kingdom
Serbia T United States of America
Seychelles Taiwan Uruguay
Singapore Thailand V
Slovakia Tonga Vanuatu
Slovenia Trinidad and Tobago Venezuela
Solomon Islands Turkey Vietnam

 

Important information:

Any person, regardless of nationality, who holds a valid visa issued by the United States of North America, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, or any of the States of the European Union, and has used it at least once to enter the territory of the issuing state, or can demonstrate his/her legal residence in any of those countries, will be allowed to enter the Panamanian national territory without processing a visa.

IACC participants holding citizenship of the following countries DO require a visa (stamped on their passport) in order to enter the country and can apply for it at the Panamanian diplomatic/consular representation in their home country (estimated processing time: 5-10 working days):

Cameroon
Central African Republic
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Ghana
Malawi
Philippines
Republic of Congo
Swaziland
Togo
Zimbabwe

 

For a list of documents needed to apply for a visa, please contact your responsible Panamanian diplomatic/consular representation.

IACC participants holding citizenship of the following countries DO require a so called “authorized” visa and should ensure timely application at the Panamanian diplomatic/consular representation in their home country (estimated processing time: approx. 20 working days)

A I O
Afghanistan India Oman
Albania Indonesia P
Algeria Iran Pakistan
Azerbaijan Iraq Palestine
B Ivory Coast R
Bahrein J Rwanda
Bangladesh Jordan S
Benin K Senegal
Burkina Faso Kazakhstan Sierra Leone
Burundi Kyrgyzstan Somalia
C L Sri Lanka
Chad Laos Sudan
China Lebanon Suriname
D Lesotho Syria
Democratic Republic of Congo Liberia T
Djibouti Libya Tajikistan
E M Tanzania
Egypt Mali Tunisia
Eritrea Mauritania Turkmenistan
Ethiopia Morocco U
Equatorial Guinea Mozambique Uganda
G Myanmar Uzbekistan
Gambia N Y
Guinea Nepal Yemen
Guinea-Bissau Niger Z
H Nigeria Zambia
Haiti North Korea

 

IACC participants holding citizenship of the following countries and either a diplomatic, consular, official or special passport DO NOT require a visa to enter Panama (this does not apply to holders of ordinary passports of the same countries!):

China
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Haiti
Philippines

 

VISA APPLICATION PROCESS

For countries with a Panamanian Embassy or Consulate

*Important*: If – according to the visa requirements outlined above – you need a visa to enter the country under this parameters, you must apply and process your visa in the Panamanian Consulate or Embassy.

Steps:

1. Register for the IACC and pay the registration fee.

2. Once you have completed step one, you must request a letter for support for visa to the following email [email protected]

3. When you have the letter of support, download and fill out the visa application form and gather the following accompanying documents:

  1. The visa letter you received from ANTAI ([email protected])
  2. A copy of your IACC registration and proof of payment
  3. Valid passport (please also provide copy of general info page, including picture)
  4. A copy of your return ticket.

4. Proceed to the Panamanian Embassy or Consulate in your country, and pay the amount of 50.00 USD for immigration fee and present all documentation. Please, notice that the official will have to annex the receipt to visa application for later sending it to Panama, for procedure.

 

For countries without a Panamanian Consulate or Embassy

If – according to the visa requirements outlined above – you need a visa to enter the country but a Panamanian consulate or embassy does not exist in your country, please continue along the following steps to a visa application.

Steps:

1. Register for the IACC and pay the registration fee.

2. Fill out this the visa application form and send to the following email ([email protected]) together with:

  • A copy of your passport (general info page, including picture)
  • A copy of your IACC registration and proof of payment
  • A copy of your return ticket.

*Important*: Please take note that you must have available upon arrival to Tocumen Airport at Panama City along with the visa approval letter, 50.00 USD (the only payment accepted is cash-no exceptions) for the immigration visa fee.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Please note that:

  • Registration for the IACC and payment of the conference fee are mandatory conditions for processing a visa.
  • Your passport should be valid for at least three months beyond the arrival date. A return ticket is also mandatory. Citizens of countries requiring a visa to enter Panama, will be asked for both visa and the visa letter issued by ANTAI at the airport check–in. Please do make sure you always carry a copy of your visa letter with you as its absence may lead to delays or even denial of boarding permission.

 

IACC Venue information

Atlapa Convention Center

The 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference will be held at the Atlapa Convention Center, one of the most colorful convention centers in the country, located in Panama City a 10-15 minute drive away from the suggested hotels.

The Atlapa Convention Center is located on 5th Avenue B South, Panama City.

For more information, visit the website of the Atlapa Convention Center: www.atlapa.gob.pa/es

In Panama

Country Information

Important Phone Numbers 
International calls by operator 106
Local time 105
General Helplines 102
National Police 104
Firefighters (+507) 512-6148 / 6400
Medical Emergency 911
Tocumen International Airport (+507) 238-2700
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (+507) 511-4200
National Inmigration Service (+507) 507-1800
Currency

The official currency of the Republic of Panama is the Balboa. However, the circulating paper currency is the US dollar ($).

Tip: In some restaurants the tip is included. It is customary to give a 10 % to 15 % of total consumption

Weather 

The climate in Panama is tropical, with a rainy and a dry season.

Rainy season: May to December

Dry season: Mid-December to April.

Average maximum temperature 35°C
Average minimum temperature 27°C
Average relative humidity 83%
Average temperature 30°C

Other Useful information

Local time TMG-5
Electric current 120V y disponible 240V in  hotels
International Dialing Code of Panama +507

 

Most popular tourist destinations:

Please find a list below of links to some of the most popular tourist destinations that Panama has to offer:

The Panama Canal

Ruins of Panama La Vieja

Casco Antiguo

Biomuseo

Amador Causeway