Antigua & Barbuda partnership with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd |

Antigua & Barbuda partnership with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd

LONDON: Global Ports Holding Plc, the world's largest independent cruise port operator, has announced that it has agreed in principle to an equity partnership agreement with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd in relation to GPH (Antigua) Ltd.[the_ad id="31605"]GPH (Antigua) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of GPH, was recently awarded the exclusive 30-year concession in respect of the cruise port facilities at St John's Port in Antigua and Barbuda and Falmouth Harbour and Barbuda Island. Under the partnership agreement GPH will operate and manage the cruise port facilities, with both parties investing in the completion of the new pier, which will allow the port to handle Oasis class ships and a material upgrade of the current and new retail and F&B facilities. Full financial closure including the final terms of the partnership agreement and commencement of the concession, is expected to occur before the end of July 2019.
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