Honduran Cruise Ship Terminal at Risk

The $300 million project is being affected by problems in obtaining the land for construction of a sanitation plant.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Representatives of the Canadian investors and municipal authorities are in negotiations with locals in the zone destined for the sanitation project, and the outcome of these talks will determine the continuity of the project.

Laprensahn.com reported in an article: "Residents are asking a high price for their properties and others are reluctant to leave their property. They are trying to negotiate with the people of this area, and asking them to consider the importance of this project for our city," said Mayor Luis Lopez.

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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.

Honduras: Pier for Cruise Ships Ready by September

June 2009

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.

$21 Million Investment in Panama Mall

June 2009

Group 4M, the developer of the 60-space Chitré Lake Village Center, expects that the first phase will be ready in April of 2010.

Chains such as Grupo Rey, Arrocha pharmacies, McDonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and the bank Banesco will be located in the shopping center. The project anticipates approximately 25,000 people per day in traffic.

Honduras: Inauguration of Trujillo as a Cruise Ship Port

March 2009

With more than 200 tourists on board, a cruise ship docked in Trujillo Port, in the Honduran Caribbean, for the first time.

Ricardo Martinez, Minister of Tourism, informed Laprensahn.com: "We are planning to exceed the 430 thousand cruise passengers that were received in the whole country last year and at least reach 450 thousand which means more than 160 arrivals by 15 companies.

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