Honduras: $3.8 million invested in remodeling of Amapala

The project for the remodeling of the historical Amapala center also includes the construction of a breakwater and the improvement of the sewer and water system.

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Latribuna.hn reports: "According to the minister of SETCO, Karen Zelaya, the cooperation from Spain is around 13.3 million lempiras that will used to remodel the three parks, and the main recreational areas, in order to promote tourism in the area."

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New Touristic Pier Being Studied in Honduras

March 2010

Cooreia, the company who built a cruise ship pier in the Island of Roatan, is analyzing the construction of a touristic pier in Omoa.

For this they held meetings with officials from the National Port Company (ENP).

“Mohand Merzkany, financial coordinator at the ENP, confirmed there are several cruise ship companies interested in pier in Omoa, due its advantageous natural conditions”, reported Tiempo.hn.

Costa Rica will have four private piers at Moin by 2016.

September 2008

Construction will depend on the progress of a Government initiative to provide a concessions for the piers on the Caribbean coast.

One of these piers will be next to the current Taiwanese pier in Moin; it will be 11 meters deep and have to capacity to handle medium-sized ships that travel throughout Central America, the Caribbean and the United States.

Albanisa to Construct Pier in Bilwi, Nicaragua

September 2010

The Tourism Institute has approved to award a new concrete pier project to Alba de Nicaragua, S.A (Albanisa).

According to the government decision, the company will have three years to carry out the work, which comprises the construction of a 210m long and 22m wide reinforced concrete pier with two docking berths.

Honduras Inaugurates Cruise Ship Pier

December 2009

Carnival Corporation's $70 million cruise ship pier was inaugurated in Mahony Bay.

With the new facility, the company can accommodate two 4.500 passenger ships simultaneously.

Ana Abarca, Tourism Minister, told Laprensahn.com: "...if Carnival's projections prove correct, we will receive some 500.000 tourists from cruise ships. This would imply sales for $850 million, as every tourist spends an average $107 in the country".

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