Port construction continues in Roatan

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

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Elheraldo.com reports: "Despite the global financial crisis, this company is betting on the second phase of the Puerto de Cruceros renovation project which involves the investment of an additional $30 million.

In the second phase, 174,000 cubic feet will be developed into recreation installations, commercial establishments and customer services."

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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.

Honduras: $45 Million Investment Announced in Roatán Pier

July 2010

The Roatán cruise terminal and marina has announced investment in the second stage of its Town Center project.

The project comprises the expansion of the existing facilities and the construction of a shopping and entertainment center.

Álvaro Durón, manager of the company owning the marina and cruise terminal on the the largest of Honduras' Bay Islands, told Elheraldo.hn that, "the expansion of the pier will qualify the port as one of the few in the Caribbean and the only one in Central America capable of receiving the world's largest cruise liners carrying up to 6,000 passengers".

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.

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.

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