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Honduras Plans Cruise Terminal in Bay of Trujillo

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Honduras will began development this year on a new ‘Banana Coast’ cruise port in Trujillo Bay. This will be the first cruise port on the country’s mainland, which already has two modern port facilities in Roatan and Islas de la Bahía.

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Original Article Text From La Tribuna via Google Translate :

Cruise Port “Banana Coast” will work in the Bay of Trujillo

Honduras will use its presence in the International Business Round “Cruise Shipping Miami 2012″ to start promoting Cruise Port project “Banana Coast” which will start operating in the Bay of Trujillo in the early months of next year.

This year is expected to arrive in Roatan over 800 thousand cruise passengers on 290 ships that dock in the two ports are on the island.

“Banana Coast” (Costa del banana) would be the first cruise port in mainland of our country, which already has two modern port facilities in Roatan island in the Department of Bay Islands.

With this project which have invested more than $ 20 million is intended to provide different attractions to cruise passengers by the nature of the area attractions including colonial, living cultures, tourist activities and other echoes of the sector.

Officials from the Ministry of Tourism, private sector members of Roatan, Trujillo and Puerto Cortes, will participate in this meeting, considered the most important cruise industry that will be held in the City of Miami Beach, Florida from 13 to March 15.

During the event there will be meetings with senior executives from the different lines with which it negotiates to increase frequency of arrivals for 2013.

It also will follow up on issues raised during the recent visit of senior executives from Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian and the president of the Cruise Association of Florida and Caribbean ports of Amapala, Cortes, Omoa and Trujillo know the potential of these areas.

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