Good Expectations for Tourism in Honduras

Authorities estimate that during 2018 some $350 million will be invested in public and private works, and that the sector could generate approximately 23 thousand new jobs.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

According to the Honduran Institute of Tourism, investments are expected such as the cruise dock in Roatán and the construction of a hotel in San Pedro Sula. 

See "Central America: $766 million in tourism projects" reports that "...One of the projects that stands out the most in 2018 is the completion of the work on the second stage at the cruise dock at Roatán, a project that represents an investment of $52 million and through which it is expected that the number of vessels that the installation can receive will increase."

For his part, the director of the IHT, Emilio Silvestri, explained that " ... the project to build a hotel of the Marriot chain in San Pedro Sula will contribute another $21 million to the sector."

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