PANAMA CITY - Two new international chain properties plan to make
their debuts in Panama City by the year 2000.
The Panama City Marriott, a 260-room, all-suites hotel, is
scheduled to open in spring 1999 in the center of the city's
banking and financial district. Slated for an opening in 2000 is
the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, which will have 150 rooms and
be located near the airport.