New cruise ship dock for Roatan, Honduras

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

Monday, September 1, 2008

The liberal congressman for the Bay Islands Department, Jerry Hinds, said that once it is inaugurated it will provide services to cruise ship companies throughout the entire year, and should bring around 200 ships with tourist to Roatan per year.

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In February 88,000 Tourists to Land in Roatan

February 2013

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.

New Touristic Pier Being Studied in Honduras

March 2010

Cooreia, the company who built a cruise ship pier in the Island of Roatan, is analyzing the construction of a touristic pier in Omoa.

For this they held meetings with officials from the National Port Company (ENP).

“Mohand Merzkany, financial coordinator at the ENP, confirmed there are several cruise ship companies interested in pier in Omoa, due its advantageous natural conditions”, reported Tiempo.hn.

New Cruise Ship Port in Roatán Opens in November

November 2009

The second cruise ship port in the Bay lslands will open on November 20, after a $62 million investment.

It is the first phase of Carnival Cruise Line's project in Roatán, and boasts 7.000 constructed square meters, including commercial space.

Elheraldo.hn reports: "For this project, Carnival joined forces with businessman Jerry Hinds.

$20 million for Roatan, Honduras

September 2008

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.

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