Honduras: Roatan strengthened as tourist destination

The construction of hotels and new investments will increase the island's profile as a destination for natural recreation and relaxation.

Friday, August 8, 2008

Considered to be one of the Roatan's biggest promoters, Romeo Silvestri has worked as the president of the island's Tourism Chamber and fervently believes in the development of the place.
Yesterday he spoke with NEGOCIOS magazine about the situation on the island and about the short-term future, which, because of the investments, looks promising.

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The first phase of the remodeling ended with the construction of three buildings for first-class commercial establishments.

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Some 200 ships will arrive in Roatan on a yearly basis, once the new cruise ship dock starts operating in October 2009.

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Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts has announced that the Caribbean island of Roatan is the latest location chosen to become home to an ultra-exclusive Nikki Beach Resort & Spa.

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Nikki Beach Hotels & Resorts has announced that the Caribbean island of Roatan is the latest location chosen to become home to an ultra-exclusive Nikki Beach Resort & Spa.

Roatan has been recognized by the New York Times and CNN Money as one of the world’s top up-and-coming travel destinations.

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