Ships, two for the Douro and one on Amazon, should be built in 2017.
DouroAzul announced the construction of two hotel ships to operate on the Douro River and the realization of cruise project in the Amazon, based in Peru, sailing to Colombia and Brazil, with the construction of luxurious hotel ship, said the in a statement. "The three vessels will be ready to operate in 2017" report.
The construction of two more hotel ship for the Douro, which will have 63 double cabins, will require an investment above 25 million, "should the two vessels to be operational by March next year," he says.
But the hotel ship to the Amazon, with 90 luxury cabins and a capacity for 180 passengers, "will mobilize a total investment of 26 million euros and will operate on the Amazon River in eight-day cruises, involving lush tropical landscapes and unexplored until the time for a ship with these characteristics, "explains DouroAzul.
The year 2017 "will be very important" for the group, which in addition to strengthening the Douro river and the start of operation in the Amazon, it will open in April this year, the "newest hotel five stars in Porto, monumental Hotel, specifically on Avenida dos Aliados ", which results from an investment of 20 million euros.
Confirmation of these projects was made this week in the holding of DouroAzul group, Mystic Invest, began issuing 37.5 million EUROSEM obligations in two phases.