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Banana Coast, the Multi-Million Dollar Cruise Ship Port You Didn’t Know Existed (But Should Have)

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Honduras’s Banana Coast, a new multi-million dollar Caribbean coast cruise ship port is operating at 80% capacity and says it’s on track for a soft opening in January 2013. Themed as “the place where the rainforest meets the sea,” Banana Coast will include a shopping facility, container transportation center, and onshore eco-excursions.

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Silversea Cruises is the first cruise line to program scales in Banana Coast,

Banana Coast , the new resort for cruises in Trujillo, on the Caribbean coast of Honduras, and has operations Confirmation Silversea Cruises, whose ship Silver Cloud will stop there in December 2014.

The new center in the Honduran Caribbean cruises, whose construction began in the summer of 2011, is running at 80%, according to reports from investors, and is expected to have a soft opening in January 2013 to be fully open to boats later that year.

“We are pleased that Silversea Cruises, a company of the upper segment, has been the first to commit to calling at Banana Coast,” said Michael Greve, president of Global Destinations Development, one of the partners in the venture companies located on the coast Trujillo.

He added that they have met with other carriers and have received site visits by executives of those companies. “We hope to incorporate multiple lines on their itineraries Banana Coast very soon.”

Banana Coast plans include the construction of a shopping facility 50,000 square feet and a transportation center in an area of 10 acres by the sea. Themed as “the place where the rainforest meets the sea”, the center involves an investment of $ 20 million and will include in a future phase a dock with two berthing spaces for post-Panamax vessels.

Last March, the developers presented a program of shore excursions with offers of culture, adventure and eco tour. In addition to the tour “Campo del Mar Nature Park & ​​Beach Break” includes a VIP trip by airplane to the Copan Mayan buildings, a snorkeling adventure in a bank starfish, a culinary tour, traveling through the town’s colonial Trujillo and kayaking in the lagoon Guaimorato.

Future plans for the site include the creation of a field of 100 acres of the Sea, which will incorporate an integrated heritage park, riverside park, wildlife park and nature park, all easily accessible from the terminal Banana Coast.

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