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Roatan, Honduras: Floating in a colourful world

Toronto Star

With a sharp tap of a metal carabiner on his scuba tank, dive-master Rino Jackson draws our attention to a fist-sized yellow ...

Caribbean Freediving Cup Returns To Roatan In May 2015

The 2015 Caribbean Freediving Cup will be returning to the Honduran island of Roatan and will take place on May 24-31, 2015. As in previous years ...

Make a splash in Roatan Island with Ricardo Arjona


Ricardo Arjona hits the beachy sands of Roatan Island in Honduras to film his latest video. Check the behind-the-scenes of the forthcoming production.

Sixth-Grader Discovers Invasive Lionfish's Secret


12-year-old Lauren Arrington's sixth-grade science project showed that lionfish can survive in nearly fresh water. The results blew away professional ecologists. ...

Photos 2014 Caribbean Freediving Cup Dives Deep in Roatán, Honduras

The Inertia

Photos 2014 Caribbean Freediving Cup Dives Deep in Roatán, Honduras. Thursday June 19, 2014. Mexican freediver Gabriel Torre and his GoPro ...

Swimming with sharks in Roatan, Honduras

San Francisco Chronicle

Just Back From: Roatan, Honduras. Alan and Joe Zacharin, Lafayette. The diving there is great. The reef is healthy, the water is clear, and the sea critters are abundant.

Honduras' domestic capacity grows; Avianca is #1 carrier

anna aero

American Airlines launched weekly services on the 2,120-kilometres sector from Dallas/Forth Worth to Roatan on 23 November, the carrier's second route to Honduras.

American Airlines Expanding Service to Roatan, Honduras

Caribbean Journal

American Airlines is expanding its service from Miami and Houston to Roatan ... Service between Miami and Roatan will be operated on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays ... also launching new nonstop service from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Roatan, with new Saturday flights ...

Venezuelan Freediver Wins Caribbean Cup 2013

Prensa Latina

Venezuelan freediver Iru Balic, among the leading figures in the discipline in Latin America, dominated the actions of the Caribbean Cup 2013, held on the island of Roatan...

Lofgren documents undersea adventures with photography

Aiken Standard

This one posed for a photograph near Roatan. Photo by Gayle Lofgren Caribbean reef sharks, like the ones pictured above, are sometimes seen resting ...

Man shot in the back fights for justice

Herald Sun

That day may come, as the Central American's prosecutor presses ahead with a case against Joe O'Donnell's attacker, who allegedly chased him down a street in Roatan ...

Sandra Scott Travels: Fun-In-The-Sun on Roatan Island ... - Oswego County Today

Oswego Daily News

Dive in: Roatan is on the world's second largest barrier reef. The crystal waters and colorful corals are home to rich marine life. Dive resorts offer two to four dive trips daily including occasional night dives. See spotted manta rays, barracuda ...

Obama re-election causes surge in Caribbean property inquiries

The Herald |

Amy said: "In 2012, the Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger's and International Living each designated the island of Roatan - along with the Cayman Islands - as among the top destinations for retirees in the world. "Roatan distinguishes itself by offering ...

Roatan Among New Destinations Out of Montreal-Trudeau ...


Aruba, in the Caribbean, Roatan, Honduras, and Huatulco, Mexico, are the main additions to the schedule in comparison with last year.

Roatan, Honduras: More than a Diver's Paradise!

MetroNews Canada

Are you familiar with Roatan? This magnificent island, located 58 km north of the Honduran coast, is renowned as a diver's paradise.

Why Roatan Is Perfect For Retirees

Huffington Post

You may think that lazing over the reef and drying off on a hammock was the dream that turned so many travelers into retired expats, but the one such retiree challenges the idea of retirement on this Honduras island. "Yeah, we can do that here," he ...

American: Miami to Roatan nonstop service starts Nov. 17

Sun-Sentinel (blog)

American Airlines announced Monday it plans to begin nonstop service between Miami International Airport and Juan Manuel Galvez International Airport in Roatan, Honduras on Nov. 17. The new service will operate every Saturday with Boeing 737 aircraft, ...

American Airlines Adds Nonstop Service Between Miami And Roatan, Honduras

Sacramento Bee

MIAMI, Aug. 27, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines announces it will offer nonstop service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Juan Manuel Galvez International Airport (RTB) in Roatan, Honduras beginning Nov. 17. The new service will ...

American Airlines adds nonstop service Between Miami And Roatan ...

Travel Daily News International

MIAMI - American Airlines announces it will offer nonstop service between Miami International Airport and Juan Manuel Galvez International Airport in Roatan ...

American Airlines Adds Nonstop Service Between Miami And Roatan ...


"This new service to Roatan highlights our commitment to provide our customers the premier network in Latin America," said Art Torno, American's Vice ...

BRIEF: American Airlines announces new flight between Miami and Roatan


American said Roatan, famed for its reef diving, will be the airline's third destination in Honduras and tenth in Central America.

Enjoy cruise and help Humane Society

News Chief

Ports of call include Cozumel, Belize, Roatan and Grand Cayman. Rates include cruise, government fees, taxes, gratuities, roundtrip motor coach and $35 per ...

11 Steps to Transform a Cruise Deal into a Dream Trip

Condé Nast Traveler

The only port I could get excited about was the one I'd never been to: Roatán, Honduras. The other three were Belize City, a pit; overbuilt Cozumel; ...

Dacin Kemmerer of Lehighton visits Honduras with Lycoming College


Under the supervision of Dr. Mel Zimmerman, 16 Lycoming College students visited the Roatan Institute for Marine Science (RIMS).

Caribbean still dominant for cruises

Ottawa Citizen

Carnival built the Grand Turk port and the one at Mahogany Bay in Roatan, Honduras. Royal Caribbean created another in Falmouth. While these new ports go a ...

Honduras Committed to Protecting Marine Treasures

Honduras Weekly

Now, the Honduran authorities have declared the Cordelia Coral Bank off the island of Roatán to be a protected area for wildlife preservation.

Scuba Diver Info – Resort Review 2011: CoCo View, Roatan, Honduras

Roatan is part of the Honduran Bay Islands that also include Guanaja, Utila and a few dozen much smaller ones. The 49 square mile island was said to be ...

Five Reasons to Move to Roatán

Honduras Weekly

After checking out the islands, we knew this was the place for us and have since moved to Roatán (the largest of the Bay Islands).

Premier: New airline routes can diversify source markets

Caymanian Compass

Discussions are under way for a Cayman Airways direct flight to Roatan. “The cultures have grown apart, but the historical connection cannot be denied....

Royal Caribbean outlines Caribbean cruise holiday plans

Breaking Travel News

One itinerary calling at Falmouth, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel, while the other at Roatan (Honduras), Belize City (Belize) and Cozumel.

The Ultimate Breathtaking Dive

Wall Street Journal

So I walk the dirt road through the village of West End on the island of Roatán, the largest of the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras and the country's ...

Royal Caribbean moves two ships for 2013-2014 season


One will call in Falmouth, Jamaica; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; and Cozumel, Mexico, while the other visits Roatan, Honduras; Belize City, Belize; ...

Bogue: Attracting orioles to your yard

San Jose Mercury News

Dear Gary: We spent a week in Roatan (a large island off Honduras) in March, and the resort had a big hummingbird feeder hanging near the office. The birds enjoyed it during the day, and right after dusk the small bats drained it in a hurry.

Roatán's Understated Other End

Honduras Weekly

To compare the east and west ends of Roatán would be like comparing apples and oranges -- the East End represents a completely different, exotic, and untouched realm, perhaps reminiscent of the one that visitors came to see decades ago on the west side ...

Black Pearl Ranked Top Golf Course in Honduras

Honduras Weekly

Pristine Bay Resort in Roatán (Bay Islands), Honduras, today announced that its Pete and Perry Dye-designed golf course, The Black Pearl, has been ranked No. 1 in the country by Golf Digest. Opened last year, the par-72, 7179-yard layout features 17 ...

The OPP Deal Zone - Hotel, marina and villas in Honduras

Overseas Property Professional

Project description: This100-acre approx property on Roatan Island will, at completion, consist of a 120-room hotel, and a luxury marina with residential development in single-family villas and condominiums. Project is fully entitled with ...

Carnival Conquest set for upgrades in October; reposition to Miami November 2013

Baltimore Sun

The ship's eastern Caribbean sailings will have port calls in Nassau, St. Thomas, San Juan and Grand Turk, while western voyages will have extended stops in Grand Cayman, Cozumel, Belize and Roatan, Carnival said. Before starting its Miami-based ...

Onyx pulls plug on Roatan solar project

Electric Light and Power

Onyx Service & Solutions has informed its Honduran partners and local government officials that it has decided to terminate development of a 22MW solar project on Roatan island.

Central American Golf Championships at Roatan's Pristine Bay Resort in Honduras

ROATAN, Honduras -- Pristine Bay Resort and its Pete- and Perry Dye-designed Black Pearl Golf Course are ready to host the Central American Golf Championships, February 28-March 3. A field of 180 amateurs from six countries (30 each from Costa Rica, ...

Local firefighters heading to Roatan

Alberta Daily Herald Tribune

By DAN ILIKA Herald-Tribune staff Three local firefighters will spend a week in Central America training their Honduran counterparts on the island of Roatan at the end of the month. Captains Terry Haughian and Jason Mazurkewich and Lieut.

A new Pete Dye golf course isn't all that's waiting for you in Roatan

Globe and Mail

Unlike the notorious pirate Henry Morgan, who stashed his plunder in Roatan's hidden sea caves, golf architects Pete and Perry Dye have left a treasure that's easy to find. Called the Black Pearl, Roatan's first golf course is the centrepiece of ...

Honduras Among World's Top Retirement Havens

Honduras Weekly

She's spending just US$1400 a month to live yards from a white-sand beach on the island of Roatán. Only a three-hour flight from the US, English-speaking ...

Honduras lures tourists by saving sharks

So far, the ban has proved not only good for the survival of the fish, but also for the country's economy. Al Jazeera's Adam Raney reports from Roatan, ...

RIP, Jeff Stratton: Past New Times Music Editor & Friend Forever

Broward-Palm Beach New Times

Most recently, he was spearheading his own paper, the Roatan New Times. Far greater than that, he was a dear friend, a loving father, and a brilliant, ...

Widow of man killed in Honduras denied life insurance claim

Dallas and Kristy Martens had sold everything they owned when they moved from Saskatchewan to the island of Roatan, Honduras, in July 2009 to volunteer for ...

Hanging In Honduras, Central America's Unsung Hero

Huffington Post

People had been telling us to skip Honduras. ... What we found was a pleasant surprise: a beautiful country of tall mountains and deep, fertile valleys filled with the friendliest people we'd met in Central America.

$19 million for Roatan Airport

Central America Data

The expansion work and repair of the Roatan International airport (RTB) will be completed in a period of five years.

Direct Flights Between Fort Lauderdale and Roatan, Honduras Coming ...

Broward-Palm Beach New Times

But travelers trying to get from South Florida to Roatan -- the main tourist destination, with famous reefs and beaches -- still had to contend with 1 am ...

Readers recommend: Ooloonthoo Indian Cuisine

Los Angeles Times

If you want to have a globe-trotting culinary adventure without leaving the island of Roatán, Honduras, I recommend an evening at Ooloonthoo Indian Cuisine. ...

Winter Getaways for Canadians

Toronto Star

Roatan is the largest and most developed of the Bay Islands, ... But today, Roatan is the unspoiled Caribbean, a milky-white coastline protected by the ...

Nat Geo WILD: From 'Shark Attack' Diver Clare Daly

National Geographic

I've been attracted to their beauty and mystery since my first glimpse of a great hammerhead shark patrolling the blue waters off Roatan Island in Honduras ...

The “19th” in Dangriga – time to remember, and celebrate


... and then to the small dependent island of Roatan, Honduras, from which some made their way to the northeastern Honduran coastline and eventually Belize. ...

Hawaii, Yucatan among holiday season escapes

MetroNews Canada

— Roatan, Honduras: "A casual and refreshingly unpolished slice of the tropics," says Frommer's. The Caribbean island is a major destination for diving and ...

Where to go

Evansville Courier & Press

There is a delightful seven-night cruise out of New Orleans on March 25, 2012, on the Norwegian Spirit that sails to Costa Maya, Belize City, Roatan, ...

Business digest: Sunday, Nov. 20

Longview News-Journal

The Magic will also add a third itinerary in May to the Western Caribbean, calling on Roatan and Belize, along with Cozumel, he said. ...

Travel Insider: Great deals on golf in the Caribbean

PGA Tour

From one of the oldest to one of the newest: Pristine Bay Resort on the Honduras island of Roatan opened earlier this year. Along with a fabulous barrier ...















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