Hotels, Resorts and Tourism


Panama has become a favorite investment destination for hotels, consortiums and tourism companies. Our firm has advice some of the most important hotels that has been establishing during the last years in Panama in all matters related to hotel operations, public concessions, labor and employment, hotel management agreements, trademark licensing agreements and related matters.

We offer a wide range of services such as: property search, negotiation of purchase contracts, obtainment of visa and work permits, company formation, tax advice, opening of bank accounts, among others.

Relevant Transactions:

  • Legal advisors of a U.S. Hotel Consortium (confidentiality restrictions are currently in force) for the approval of the Environmental Impact Study before the National Environmental Authority and permits before several governmental authorities for the construction and operation of the hotel currently under construction in Panama City’s colonial section.
  • Legal advisors of a U.S. hotel consortium (confidentiality restrictions are currently in force) for the construction and operation of hotel located in the Pedasi District, Province of Los Santos.
  • Due diligence process for the purchase of a beach hotel by World renowned hotel operator (confidentiality restrictions are currently in force). Work included review of management and licensing agreements.
  • Legal advisers of UNESA Group, owners of the franchise restaurant FRIDAY’s in Panama. The Group also has two hotels at the Country Inn and Suites of franchise in Panama City and the Hotel Playa Tortuga (own brand). Fabrega, Molino & Mulino has been working with the group UNESA in recent years in all matters relating to hotel operations, public concessions, labor law, hotel management contracts, agreements licensing of trademarks and related issues.
  • Legal advisers at the Radisson Summit Hotel & Golf Panama on all matters relating to hotel operations, public concessions, labor law, hotel management contracts, agreements licensing of trademarks and related issues.
  • Legal advisers of Wyndham Hotel on all issues related to hotel operations, public concessions, labor law, hotel management contracts, agreements licensing of trademarks and related issues.