A press release from the Ministry of Tourism of Honduras states:
The Port of Amapala could become a shipping center for cruise passengers, reported the Honduran Minister of Tourism Nelly Jerez after a tour of the zone by the executives and the president of the Federation of Cruise Lines in Florida and the Caribbean FCCA, Michele Paige.
After the inspection these foreigners expressed their satisfaction with the island Isla del Tigre’s facilities and the destination could become an option in the medium-term.
Dr. Jerez explained that they will develop a Central American Route across the Pacific to link several countries in the region, embarking from that site travelling towards Costa Rica and Panama, and therefore taking advantage of the delights offered by each destination.
The Committee of this organization based in Miami, made up of Colin Murphy Vice President of Destinations of the Norwegian Cruise Lines, Jose Negron director of operations from Carnival, and Stephen Nielsen Vice President of Operations for Princess Cruises, left today for Omoa, Puerto Cortes and Trujillo to complete their tour of inspection.
Source: Secretaría de Turismo de Honduras
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