Number of international tourist arrivals reached 1.84 mil in 2017 in Panama, according to Eurostat. This is 4.06 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Panama reached an all time high of 2.11 mil in 2015 and an all time low of 0.345 mil in 1995. When compared to Panama's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Colombia amounted to 4.11 mil, 2.96 mil in Costa Rica, 0.851 mil in Honduras and 1.79 mil in Nicaragua in 2017.
Panama has been ranked 91st within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The number of international tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.