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Adding to its investments in Colon in Panama and Roatan in Honduras, is a further $40 million which will go into San Juan del Sur in Nicaragua, in an exclusive terminal for cruise ships.

Friday, August 3, 2012

The Nicaragua project was announced earlier last year, but has not been firmed up since.

Now an article in reports that "the news last week was reconfirmed by the Deputy Mayor of San Juan del Sur, Rivas Adelina, and a host of personalities from the Chambers of Tourism and the Government. Among them was the chief executive of the Nicaraguan Tourism Institute, Intur, Mario Salinas. Everyone was enthusiastic about the initiative."

The investment announced by Royal Caribbean in Nicaragua "includes the construction of a large pier in San Juan del Sur, plus a hotel, restaurants and shops that will provide a warmer welcome for cruise passengers."

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Improvements to Port of San Juan del Sur

November 2012

Nicaragua's government will invest $ 3.5 million in the renovation and expansion of the cruise port, and then hand over its administration to Royal Caribbean.

Last July it was announced that "the U.S. shipping company Royal Caribbean presented Nicaraguan authorities with an investment project in the town of San Juan del Sur on the Pacific side of the country, which aims to provide adequate facilities for boats and large cruise ships. "

Cruise Ship Season Begins in Nicaragua

November 2011

The tourism sector expects over 70,000 visitors during the 2011/12 season.

Nicaraguan ports are preparing to receive the first cruise ship tourists since October is traditionally the month in which cruises begin.

Despite the fact that fewer ships are expected this year, since they will be larger the number of people visiting is predicted to be similar to previous years.

More Cruise Ships Arriving in Nicaragua

October 2013

For the 2013-2014 season, 28 cruise ships will arrive at San Juan del Sur and 13 at Puerto Corinto, 11% more than in the previous season.

This was announced by the Nicaraguan Institute of Tourism (Intur). The number of cruise ships is 10.8% higher than those who docked in the previous season, when they were 37 boats.

41 cruise ships to dock in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

November 2008

The new 2008-2009 cruise ship season includes the visit of huge residential ships to the Bay of San Juan del Sur where they will remain for 24 hours.

The Intur delegate, Martin Rodriquez, explained that 41 cruise ships will visit during the season, three of which belong to the "The Word" company of residential ships.

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