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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