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Panama air travel up 22 percent, by Skift

Panama’s economy notched its second consecutive year of double-digit growth in 2012, driven by a $5.25 billion expansion of its canal and the development of Central America’s first subway, though a slowdown is expected in 2013. Panamanian growth reached 10.7 percent in 2012, the government statistics agency reported on Friday, …

Are Travel Agents Back? – NYTimes.com

THE complimentary wine and fruit platter was sent up to Jessica Griffin and her family moments after they strolled into their roomy suite. They were accompanied by a bellhop who placed their bags near a tidy crib made up with luxurious, high thread-count sheets for Ms. Griffin’s 1-year-old daughter. The …