Colon Free Zone in Panama becomes an attraction for WYD pilgrims

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Photo: Colon free zone.
Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

Dozens of pilgrims of World Youth Day advantage for tourism purchase within the free zone Panamanian; thereby opening an important opportunity to boost sales in this commercial emporium.

Visitors mainly from Argentina, Chile, Czechoslovakia, Colombia, Honduras, Brazil and Ecuador, They visited the administration building where they received an induction system concerning the operation of the free zone, its benefits, logistical and commercial movement.

Additionally, pilgrims made purchases of perfume, cosmetics, electronic equipment, clothing, shoes, jewelry and other variety of articles.

"I never imagined me as was the Free Zone and I have been surprised. When you are abroad and you say you're coming to Panama, the reference point is the Canal and the Colon Free Zone. Awesome your organized and signalized structure, connectivity and volume stores last thing you imagine ", said one of the visiting pilgrims.

Photo: Colon free zone.

Meanwhile, the manager of the Colon Free Zone, Manuel Grimaldo, welcomed pilgrims, stating that commercial emporium has been prepared at this time to welcome thousands of visitors. "We've expanded security units and police support in the free zone; We have also installed more facilities for public use ".

Grimaldo was open to collaborate with staff to support ZLC tour operators who bring pilgrims to know the free zone, to serve as guides in different area stores Segregated.

The manager of the Free Zone reiterated their cooperation to make available to the organization of WYD in Columbus, the supply and installation of tents, ambulance service, transport and volunteers for WYD activities, which it will also be supported with security service Zolicol.

WYD Panama 2019, to be held 22 al 27 from January, You receive pilgrims 187 countries and will be attended by the Pope Francisco.