Hospitality & Leisure

The practice in ​​hospitality and leisure offered by FABREGA MOLINO guides Panama as an investment destination for hotels, consortiums, and tourism companies. Our firm has advised some of the most important hotels that have been established in Panama in recent years in all matters related to hotel operations, public concessions, labor and employment, hotel administration agreements, license agreements brands, and related. We offer a wide range of services, such as searching for real estate properties, negotiating purchase contracts, obtaining visas and work permits, business training, tax advice, and opening bank accounts.

Our team has extensive experience in the hotel industry to provide the best support in searching for opportunities facing the challenges that the market poses today. Whether our client owns a hotel, investor, and operator, we can provide value-added advice from a legal perspective regarding procurement and dispositions, financing, agreements, mixed-use projects, and much more.

Relevant Transactions:

  • Legal advisors of a United States Hotel Consortium for the approval of the Environmental Impact The firm acts as legal counsel for the Hotel Casco Viejo – Sofitel Legend, located in the historic site Casco Viejo. Our assistance includes obtaining special permits for the site, tourism incentives, negotiation of Management Contract, and other project matters.
  • The firm acts as legal counsel for UNESA Group, owners of Country Inn and Suites franchise in Panama City and Playa Tortuga Hotel in Bocas del Toro. Our advice encompasses everything related to hotel operations and international licensings.
  • The firm advises Radisson Summit Hotel & Golf Panama in all matters relating to hotel operations and international licensing.
  • The firm advises Wyndham Panama Albrook Mall Hotel in all matters relating to hotel operations and international licensing.
  • The firm represented an American hotel consortium in the approval procedure before the Panama Environmental Authority and other governmental authorities for the Panama Beach Resort’s construction and operation, located in Pedasí, Los Santos.
Related people

José Juan Marquez

Senior Partner

José Antonio Sierra

Senior Associate