by Kevon Browne
St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The official opening of phase one of the Ramada Hotel was held on Thursday, December 2.
The new property has a 300 room capacity and will target r stayover passengers to St. Kitts and Nevis
The Ramada Hotel is located in the Whitegate Development Area on the outskirts of St. Paul’s, a primarily rural part of the St. Kitts was developed by Caribbean Galaxy Real Estate Corporation.
President of Caribbean Galaxy Real Estate Corporation, Ms Ying Jin said once fully completed, the Ramada Hotel will be providing direct employment for approximately 400 citizens and residents of St. Kitts and Nevis, “not to mention the benefits to the local communities, for taxi drivers, shops and other businesses.”
The project was approved by former Prime Minister, The Rt Hon Dr. Denzel Douglas and on September 16, 2014, the groundbreaking ceremony was held.
Seven years later, phase one of the Hotel was opened. When completed the hotel is expected to boast a 603 room capacity.
No official word yet on when phase two will be completed.