Honduras: Inauguration of Trujillo as a Cruise Ship Port

With more than 200 tourists on board, a cruise ship docked in Trujillo Port, in the Honduran Caribbean, for the first time.

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Ricardo Martinez, Minister of Tourism, informed Laprensahn.com: "We are planning to exceed the 430 thousand cruise passengers that were received in the whole country last year and at least reach 450 thousand which means more than 160 arrivals by 15 companies. Cruise ships represent nearly 27% of the visitors entering the country."

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Roatan Loses $250 Thousand Daily Due to Protests

May 2009

Cruise ships are canceling their arrivals to the Honduran island because they are unable to operate due to local workers' protests that block the port.

Each cruise ship brings about 300 tourists who spend $74 per day, on average. Yesterday, Wednesday, the cruise ship, “Carnival Valor," canceled its arrival and another of these ships canceled today.

Honduras: Cruise Ships Return to Roatán

May 2009

Protests by the island’s inhabitants, which culminated last Saturday, caused a nearly $1 million in losses from cruise cancellations.

After reaching an agreement with Honduran Tourism authorities, the inhabitants of Roatán ended the protests and cruise ships returned to the island.

Cruise Terminal in Bay of Trujillo

March 2012

Honduras is to develop the ‘Banana Coast’ cruise port in Trujillo and promote this project in the Cruise Shipping Miami 2012 event.

Honduras will participate in the international business fair Cruise Shipping Miami 2012 from 13th to 15th March, during which it will promote the project Banana Coast cruise port to be operated in the Bay of Trujillo in 2013.

Nicaragua: 45 Cruises in 2015/16 Season

August 2015

45 cruise ships are expected to arrive during the 2015/16 season, 21% more than in the previous season, when 37 boats arrived to the country.

The two ports where cruise ships will dock are Puerto Corinto and San Juan del Sur, and they will start arriving from October 2015 to May 2016.

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