El Salvador Aspires to be Cruise Ship Destination

Royal Caribbean, Princess Cruises and the Caribbean Cruise Liners Association visited the country.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

They were invited by the Tourism Ministry, and paid a technical visit to Acajutla Port as well as an aerial overview of the Salvadoran coastline and other locations of the country.

Napoleón Duarte, Tourism Minister, told ElSalvador.com: "This visit has been very positive. We are working to give value-added to these companies and tourism routes by including the country in them."

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Roatan - Gracias - Copán Air Triangle for Cruise Tourists

May 2014

Representatives from the cruise lines together with the Honduran authorities are defining new flights from Río Amarillo airport in the tourist center of Copán.

Boosting the domestic tourism sector through the Roatan / Copan / Gracias triangulation, which will be possible with the opening of the Celaque airfield in Gracias, Lempira and the Rio Amarillo Airfield in Copan, is the aim of sector authorities who will meet from 28 to 30 May with executives of the Federation of Rail Florida and the Caribbean (FCCA) in order to establish this route as a new option for cruise passengers arriving in Roatan.

Cruise Tourism Growing at 15% a Year in Central America

June 2013

The momentum in this sector needs more services and port infrastructure in order to consolidate and join the global growth of this industry.

The region needs to improve port infrastructure in order to be able to receive the new boats which are becoming bigger and bigger and with this take advantage of the 20% growth that is projected in the next season.

Nicaragua Encourages Cruise Tourism

September 2012

The Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism and the Cruise Association of Florida and the Caribbean have signed an agreement to promote the arrival of cruise ships to the shores of the country.

As part of the agreement, Nicaragua will pay a fee for each cruise passenger who disembarks on Nicaraguan soil.

Florida Caribbean Cruise Association to Visit Honduras

February 2012

The Florida Caribbean Cruise Representatives Association (FCCA) wants to personally see sites that may be suitable for installing luxury cruise terminals in the future.

A high level delegation from the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) will visit Honduras next week to learn about different locations in the Honduran Caribbean that could become luxury cruise terminals, revealed the Ministry of Tourism.

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