Why Travel to Panama in 2009? Budget Traveler magazine quotes “Panama has led tourism growth in Central and South American countries for two years running, posting back-to-back 20 and 30 percent gains in 2007 and 2008, respectively”. At its Top 10 Destinations for 200
9 article, Budget Traveler magazine mentions between its memorable moments the filming of Daniel Craig´s Quantum of Solace in Casco Viejo (also known as Casco Antiguo, Panama´s colonial district which featured as Bolivia).
Conde Nast Traveler Magazine also featured Panama at its top picks for 2009. Featuring position No. 12 and next to countries like Canada and Scotland, it also mentions Casco Antiguo as one of the “must visit” in Panama City.