The developers of Carnival’s pier hope to finish the Project by September.
According to Laprensahn.com, “The Project–which covers 75,000 square feet, includes a commercial area being built to quality specifications that enable it to withstand earthquakes and hurricanes-was visited by international representatives of the cruise industry that have been on the island since the weekend with the purpose of attending the meeting of the Federation of Cruise Lines of the Caribbean and Florida, FCCA.
In the framework of the meeting, the Honduran Minister of Tourism, Ricardo Martinez indicated that the three largest cruise lines in the world have already made a commitment to increase the number of trips to the island, which will generate about $70 million with more tourists visiting.
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line will increase its investment in the new cruise ship terminal which is under construction by 100%.
At the moment the company has invested $12 million to build 17 commercial units that can withstand a category 4 and 5 hurricane, and parking.
Royal Caribbean Cruise will invest more than $20 million in the second phase to build more commercial units, a restaurant with a view of the sea, a second parking lot, food court and hotel.
Fewer flights will be going to the Caribbean island of Roatán, Honduras in the future.
Taca Airlines will suspend two flights from Houst from Houston and Miami, Delta will stop flying from Atlanta, and Continental is suspending three flights from Houston.
As a result, there will be just two foreign flights to the island - a Continental flight form Houston and a Blue Panorama flight from Milan.
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