Montserrat launches $19.5 million port development plan to boost cruise tourism

Travel and Tour World | May 22, 2019

Montserrat, a mountainous Caribbean island popular for tourism is going to boost in cruise tourism as the government of Montserrat, in partnership with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Fund (UKCIF), launched construction on Monday of a $19.5 million port development in Little Bay. It is according to project officials that this new construction of port will lead to significant cruise ship traffic and tourism growth on the 39 square-mile Caribbean island.





This $19.5 million port development project in Little Bay includes the construction of an offshore breakwater and quay, designed to improve maritime access to Montserrat, said CBD officials. When complete, this $19.5 million port development will allow the Little Bay port to house larger cruise ships than those currently calling at the island, most of which anchor offshore and tender guests to shore.

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Community-based tourism has become one of the sector’s fastest growing segments globally, as new generations of travelers seek more meaningful experiences from their leisure time. These avid travelers are searching for much more than sun, sea and sand; they desire to immerse themselves in the nature, heritage and cultural experiences of the destinations they visit.

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Community-based tourism has become one of the sector’s fastest growing segments globally, as new generations of travelers seek more meaningful experiences from their leisure time. These avid travelers are searching for much more than sun, sea and sand; they desire to immerse themselves in the nature, heritage and cultural experiences of the destinations they visit.

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