Archive for the ‘ Business ’ Category

 

Rotary Christmas Gala Raises $15,000

December 20th, 2012 by

Rotary Christmas Gala Raises $15,000

All proceeds from the event will stay on Roatan to support the many civic and charitable activities sponsored by the Rotary.

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American Connects Roatan to Miami
New Route Adds to Expanding Travel Options for Visitors to Bay Islands

November 29th, 2012 by

American Connects Roatan to Miami <h5>  New Route Adds to Expanding Travel Options for Visitors to Bay Islands  </h5>

Miami joins Houston and Atlanta among US cities with non-stop service to Roatan.

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East Enders Form New Business Group
Aim to Jointly Promote Area, Make it Easier, Safer for Clients to Get There

October 26th, 2012 by

East Enders Form New Business Group <h5> Aim to Jointly Promote Area, Make it Easier, Safer for Clients to Get There  </h5>

Tourism investors on Roatan’s East End have recently come together to discuss ways to collectively promote their businesses through the East End Business Group.

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Businesses Band to Brand Roatan
Aim to Raise Island’s Profile as International Tourist Destination

September 27th, 2012 by

Businesses Band to Brand Roatan <h5> Aim to Raise Island’s Profile as International Tourist Destination </h5>

The Roatan Tourism & Investment Bureau plans to use advertising, a glossy travel guide and a website, complete with booking engine, to enhance the Roatan “brand” as a premier Caribbean tourism destination.

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American Airlines to Offer Non-Stop Service from Miami to Roatan

August 31st, 2012 by

American Airlines to Offer Non-Stop Service from Miami to Roatan

American Airlines announced August 27 it would initiate weekly direct flights between Miami and Roatan beginning November 17.

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Roatan Marine Park Soldiers On
Novel Grass-Roots Conservation Group Copes with Tight Finances

August 29th, 2012 by

Roatan Marine Park Soldiers On <h5> Novel Grass-Roots Conservation Group Copes with Tight Finances </h5>

The Roatan Marine Park, established by local diveshops in 2005, is widely recognized as a successful grassroots organization promoting “participatory conservation.”

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Easy Sky Plans Expanded Service
Discount Carrier Wants to Add New Routes with Larger Aircraft

July 27th, 2012 by

Easy Sky Plans Expanded Service <h5>Discount Carrier Wants to Add New Routes with Larger Aircraft </h5>

Easy Sky, the San Pedro Sula-based discount airline that made waves last year by offering flights between Roatan and La Ceiba for the price of taking the ferry, is in talks that could lead to a major expansion of its regional service out of Roatan, to

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Turning Cattle Feed into Wine
Roatan Divemaster and Honduran Engineer Team up to Market Cashew Libation

June 28th, 2012 by

Turning Cattle Feed into Wine <h5> Roatan Divemaster and Honduran Engineer Team up to Market Cashew Libation </h5>

When Ryan Saunders, a Canadian divemaster, contacted Carlos Talavera, a Honduran biochemical engineer, in June 2011 to request samples of Talavera’s cashew fruit wine, which he first heard about from a friend at a Roatan bar, neither man expected to

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Paved with Good Intentions
Putting Concrete Cap on West End Road will Alter Strip’s Character

May 30th, 2012 by

Paved with Good Intentions  <h5> Putting Concrete Cap on West End Road will Alter Strip’s Character </h5>

As this issue went to press in late May, grading work was underway in preparation for paving the northernmost section of West End Road, between Half Moon Resort and Woody’s grocery store. Edward Ake of Island Concrete, the contractor for the project,

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New Beach Option for East End
Un Nuevo Balneario Popular para la Gente de Santos Guardiola

April 27th, 2012 by

New Beach Option for East End  <h5> Un Nuevo Balneario Popular para la Gente de Santos Guardiola </h5>

Bruce Beckner, a former car dealer from Southern California, came to Roatan on business in 2002 and “fell in love with the place,” because, in his words, “it’s about as close to paradise as you’re gonna get.”

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