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La Gonave Development Plan

La Gonave Development Plan

Here is a picture of La Gonave.

The former President Michel Martelly had made a plan with an unknown institution to transform the La Gonâve Island into an International Financial Center with three official languages: English, French and Creole. As per the plan, an area of 100 square kilometers within the 743 square kilometer Island of Gonâve will be transformed into a sustainable green island community consisting the following projects. (a) renewable energy project, Jatropha farm and biodiesel plant that would employ over 18,000 Haitians; (b) luxury estate housing; (c) waterfront villages; (d) international and private airports; (e) industrial city with deep sea port; (f) all inclusive destination resorts with spas, golf courses and casinos; and (g) home port for large cruise ships. The agreement withholding the description of financial institution was made public by an Executive order issued by the Martelly government on January 7, 2016. The private entity will be empowered to build necessary infrastructure as per the requirement of the project and collect revenue to cover their investment. The plan was originally conceptualized in September 2010. It was a surprising fact that a public disclosure of such status was unknown outside of the principles involved.

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Grey Pierson visiting Tortuga Island in 1972

Grey Pierson visiting Tortuga Island in 1972

Here is a picture of Mr. Grey Pierson he was he was visiting Tortuga Island in 1972.

In 1968, François "Papa Doc" Duvalier needed a radio ship that could transmit his propaganda across the Caribbean and to Latin America. It was then he came into the contact of Don Pierson, a Cadillac dealer from Eastland who had two abandoned radio ships, but both were moored across the Atlantic off the coast of south-east England. Pierson struck a deal of $70 million for the ships and 'Papa Doc' though could not afford to pay the amount, leased Tortuga Island instead in 1972 on condition of equal sharing joint venture between the Haitian government and "Dupont Caribbean Inc". When in July, 2014, the Miami based Carnival Corporation announced its investment plan for US $ 700 million with the Haitian government for constructing a cruise port in the Tortuga island and transform that into a tourist Mecca, nobody was aware that one Texan named Pierson has inherited the absolute right on the island from his father on a 99 year lease contract, dated April 5, 1971. However, subsequent to that date, the Haitian government absolved itself from entire financial and all other responsibilities and granted 99 years exclusive leasehold right and full commercial authority to the Pierson 's corporation as then the Island of Tortuga was a barren place without any road, electricity or public utility services. Pierson's 'Dupont Caribbean Inc' immediately started investment and promotion activities to improve the image of Tortuga Island. As of the agreement "Dupont Caribbean Inc" was given all authority to issue licenses on trading at Tortuga and it has still remained effective.

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Royal Club Decameron Indigo to open resort in Haiti

Royal Club Decameron Indigo to open resort in Haiti

New resort scheduled to be open in Haiti soon by Royal Club Decameron Indigo

As per recent news dated April 17, 2015, "Decameron" a Colombia based hotel and resort chain will be opening an all inclusive modern resort in Haiti's Cote des Arcadins. The place is often termed as "one of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean.". The 390 room property would include a buffet restaurant, two a la carte restaurants, five bars, two adult pools and two children's pools, along with a spa. Of the total 390 rooms, 350 will have sea views. The resort will be developed on the property of Club Indigo Resort at the site of former famous all inclusive Club Med property, now will be rebranded as the Royal Club Decameron Indigo.

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Hotel Oasis

Hotel Oasis

The new jewel in the Spanish Occidental Hotels and Resorts' crown is the Rue Panamericaine located, 128-room, Royal Oasis Hotel. Developed by Jerry Tardieu, the hotel sits on three-acres of prime Port-au-Prince real estate and offers five restaurants, complete with their own bars. The plans for a convention center will add more reason for staying at this five-star hotel, Occidential's 13th hotel in the region. From the old-world charm of the soaring brick arches to the modern, naturally lit tones of the guest rooms, the hotel should enjoy full-capacity on a regular basis.

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Moulin Sur Mer

Moulin Sur Mer

Moulin Sur Mer is a marvelous colonial style beach resort located along the clear turquoise waters of La Cote des Arcadins in Montrouis. The property offers modern comfortable air-conditioned rooms, free safe deposit box, wardrobe, all-round restaurant that serves both local and international dishes, huge outdoor swimming pool and well groomed garden. Some of the rooms are have television and well equipped mini-bar. The sports enthusiast can have a great time here at the beach volleyball, basketball, racquetball and tennis. The management offers free Kayaks rides to their guests and gives scuba diving equipment on rent.

This heaven is just one hour drive from Port Au Prince International Airport.

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Development Plan of Cotes-de-Fer

Development Plan of Cotes-de-Fer

Infrastructures :
The President of the Republic has promised to provide the commune with one of the major highways of the country, by building Route 44, already under construction.

Tourism :
The Tourism Development Plan of Côtes-de-Fer includes:

A large boulevard, an airfield, a golf course, more than 1,000 rooms hotels reference, a commercial corridor, adventure circuits etc...

The plan aims to make Côtes-de-Fer a true resort.

The Punta Cana Group, plans to invest 200 million US dollars in Haiti, in the tourism development project of the Region Côtes-de-fer

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Proposed resort development in Cote de Fer, similar to Punta Cana

Proposed resort development in Cote de Fer, similar to Punta Cana

If the Dominican Republic could do it a decade ago, why not Haiti? Tourism minister Stephanie Villedrouin Balmir has a great ambition, to transform Côté de Fer into a resort area.

According to Tourism minister Stephanie Villedrouin Balmir was able to transform Punta Cana resort area and made it a major tourism destination. The plan to transform Côté de Fer
would represent the most ambitious hotel and real-estate project initiated by the Martelly government in Haiti.

Haiti Tourism minister is counting on investors to make this dream a reality

The government has Apple Leisure's affiliated real-estate fund on board already. They are now looking actively for partners to invest in a Côté de Fer hotel.

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Montruis, Cotes des Arcadins a Haitian Paradise

Montruis, Cotes des Arcadins a Haitian Paradise

On Tuesday July 26, the president rolled on the tourism week by meeting hotel owners at Cote-des-Arcadins. During the meeting, the parties agreed on a way forward to revive the tourism industry, which constitute a major economic growth sector in Haiti. The 15-kilometre coastline has six operating hotels with 452 rooms. This is valued at 50 million dollars and around a thousand tourists are accommodated in a week. The two hotels that have been in operation for long, since 1984, Club Indigo and Beatrice Nadal Mevs can give an account of the coastline situation.

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Port Morgan in Ile-a-Vache

Port Morgan in Ile-a-Vache

Here is a picture of port Morgan in Ile-a-vache. The island resort Port Morgan is named for the pirate captain Henry Morgan (Born in 1635 and died 1688).

Henry Morgan used the island of Ile-a-Vache as a base for his frequent planned and staged operations. History revealed that he narrowly survived when his Jamaica Merchant sank

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Ile-a-Vache, Haiti

Ile-a-Vache, Haiti

The island of Ile-a-Vache is one of the most popular tourist sites in Haiti. The view is just beautiful. There about 10,000-15,000 people currently living in Ile-a-Vache
There are two major tourist resorts there. Port Morgan and Abaka Bay are two comfortable resorts where you can go and spend good vacation time

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