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US Airlines to Expand Service to Roatan
Dallas Added to List of US Cities with Non-stop Flights

September 13th, 2013 by

US Airlines to Expand Service to Roatan <h5>Dallas Added to List of US Cities with Non-stop Flights</h5>

About 600 additional seats will be available each week on direct flights from the US to Roatan during the upcoming winter high season.

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Resolution Expected on Zolitur
Mayor Expects Duty-Free Benefits to be Retained without Restrictions

August 20th, 2013 by

Resolution Expected on Zolitur <h5>Mayor Expects Duty-Free Benefits to be Retained without Restrictions</h5>

“I’m hoping that we will have that (resolution) within a week,” Galindo said August 20.

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West End Restaurants Join Forces
To Explore Ways to Jointly Promote Area, Enhance Visitors’ Experience

July 24th, 2013 by

West End Restaurants Join Forces<h5>To Explore Ways to Jointly Promote Area, Enhance Visitors’ Experience </h5>

“The more that we can offer these tourists in a safer environment, the better the experience is, the more money we’ll all make, and the more businesses will open,” said Adam Freschauf.

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Alas Poor Zolitur, We Knew It
Importers Feeling Pinch from Never-Ending Free-Zone Imbroglio

June 21st, 2013 by

Alas Poor Zolitur, We Knew It<h5>Importers Feeling Pinch from Never-Ending Free-Zone Imbroglio</h5>

Honduran President Porfirio (Pepe) Lobo was quoted in the national press June 6 saying ZOLITUR should be scaled back because it was a “drain” on the treasury.

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Light at the End of the Tunnel?
Roatan Real Estate Brokers See Property Market Starting to Turn Around

May 29th, 2013 by

Light at the End of the Tunnel?<h5>Roatan Real Estate Brokers See Property Market Starting to Turn Around</h5>

“I think we’ve bottomed out,” said Larry Schlesser, who owns the RE/MAX franchise for the island.

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Island Firms Build Port for Trujillo
Cruise Ship Dock is First Major Mainland Contract Awarded to Islanders

May 29th, 2013 by

Island Firms Build Port for Trujillo<h5>Cruise Ship Dock is First Major Mainland Contract Awarded to Islanders</h5>

“This is the first time, to my knowledge, that a company from the island has undertaken a substantial contract on the mainland,” said Edward Ake of Island Concrete.

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Coxen Hole to See More Ships in 2014
But Upcoming Winter High Season Business Expected to Decline 10 Percent

May 28th, 2013 by

Coxen Hole to See More Ships in 2014<h5>But Upcoming Winter High Season Business Expected to Decline 10 Percent</h5>

Royal Caribbean has committed two ships, each calling twice a month, for the summer months, and Norwegian Cruise Lines will up their weekly calls in winter from two to three a week, according to port officials.

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The View from Above Just Got Cheaper
Roatan Firm Acquires UAVs, Cutting Cost of Aerial Photography in Half

April 25th, 2013 by

The View from Above Just Got Cheaper<h5>Roatan Firm Acquires UAVs, Cutting Cost of Aerial Photography in Half </h5>

The UAVs are lightweight, fly at very low altitude and carry cameras that shoot at an extremely wide angle with broadcast-quality high definition.

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Final Call for Coxen Hole
End of Cruise Season Leaves Many Without Jobs until October

April 25th, 2013 by

Final Call for Coxen Hole<h5>End of Cruise Season Leaves Many Without Jobs until October</h5>

A quick informal survey of workers at the Town Center at Port of Roatan on the last day of the 2012-13 cruise season found that, although some would keep their jobs at the port or had something else to fall back on during the off-season, most had no idea

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High Season Brings More Visitors
But Some Say They’re not Getting About and Spending Like Before

January 24th, 2013 by

High Season Brings More Visitors <h5> But Some Say They’re not Getting About and Spending Like Before </h5>

Tourists returned to Roatan in large numbers in December and January, ending one of the slowest slow seasons in recent memory for island businesses.

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