TOURISTS AT PANAMA'S GAMBOA RAINFOREST RESORT IN CENTRAL AMERICA.
FOR RELEASE WITH STORY CENTAM-ECOTOURISM - Antonio Rodriguez tends plants at an orchid nursey at the Gamboa Rainforest Resort. The $30-million hotel and jungle resort complex, located in 340 acres (138 hectares) of rainforest overlooking the headwaters of the Panama Canal, offers affluent visitors ecologically oriented educational and adventure packages. Central America, which occupies just 0.5 percent of the earth's landmass and houses around seven percent of the world's flora and fauna, is a favoured destination for ecotourists. PANAMA OUT.