Carnival Corporation has signed an agreement with the government of the Bahamas to build two major port developments.
Under the agreement, Carnival Corporation will develop a new cruise port destination primarily for Carnival Cruise Line on Grand Bahama, and construction of a new addition, including a pier, on the Bahamian island of Little San Salvador, home to Holland America Line’s Half Moon Cay port.
The Grand Bahama project will represent an investment of over $100 million, and the development on Little San Salvador will be an estimated $80 million investment over time.
The agreement was signed today at the prime minister’s office in Grand Bahama at a ceremony that included Hubert Minnis, prime minister of the Bahamas.
Several Carnival Corporation and Carnival Cruise Line executives were also in attendance, including Giora Israel, David Candib, Armando Corpas and Marie McKenzie, all from Carnival Corporation’s port and destination team and the leadership team for both new port projects.
“We are very pleased to announce that Carnival Corporation’s projects in the Bahamas are full speed ahead,” said Minnis.
“These developments and the significant investment in world-class tourism and hospitality operations are such a boon for…