Feasibility of Cruise Terminal in Atlantic Analyzed
Guatemalan authorities are assessing the technical feasibility of three projects submitted for the construction of a cruise terminal in the Bay of Puerto Barrios.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Peter Duchez, director of the Guatemalan Institute of Tourism (Inguat) estimates that the analysis process will take approximately three months.
Carnival canceled a $40 million project for building a cruise terminal in the Guatemalan port of Tomás de Castilla.
Spanish consortium "Iomm Hitma, Bilbao Plaza Marítima", presented a study on the enlargement of Guatemalan port Santo Tomás.
The ports of Quetzal in the Pacific and Santo Tomás de Castilla in the Atlantic will improve their facilities by 2012.
Estimates for the new cruise season, which starts on September 29, contemplates 32% less arrivals.
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