Elheraldo.com reports: "Despite the global financial crisis, this company is betting on the second phase of the Puerto de Cruceros renovation project which involves the investment of an additional $30 million.
In the second phase, 174,000 cubic feet will be developed into recreation installations, commercial establishments and customer services."
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.
With an investment of $70 million, the construction of the Carnival’s cruise terminal on the island of Roatán is 80% complete.
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.
During this month a total of 37 cruise ships will dock in the ports of Roatan and Mahogany Bay, each which will be carrying between 2000 and 3000 tourists.
From the press release issued by the Honduran Tourism Institute of Honduras:
As occurred in January, February will be another busy month for tourism in Roatan, the Bay Islands with the arrival of more than 88,000 cruise ship passengers, on board 37 ships which will dock every day at the ports of Roatan and MahoganyBay, said authorities from the Secretariate and Honduran Tourism Institute.
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