French investors plan to set up a hotel unit with 60 suites in Porto Inglês, on the Cape Verdean island of Maio, in a €7.2 million investment that will create 60 jobs locally.
According to the government dispatch that grants special status such as tax benefits to the installation by the developers, the investment involves the construction of a hotel that offers high-end tourism and responsibility under the ‘Adults Only’ concept.… Read more
Today, the Ministry of Health changed the framework for the need for tests for inter-island travel. Passengers from Brava and Maio are the only ones exempt from testing for any other island. In return, travelers from São Nicolau, Sal, Boa Vista, and Santiago should take the test on trips to any island.… Read more
Cape Verdean Minister of Agriculture and Environment said today that Cape Verde became the “second most important” spawning point for sea turtles in 2020, with the number of nests in a record of almost 200,000.
“Cape Verde has become the second most important point for the laying of sea turtles in the world”, said the minister.… Read more
CV Interilhas announced today that it is in the process of acquiring another vessel, which will integrate its fleet later this year. It is a ROPAX ship (Roll-On Roll-Off for passengers and cargo) with a stern ramp and equipped with Bow Thruster.… Read more
Prime Minister, Ulisses Correia e Silva, revealed that the works for the port of Maio, which he visited this morning, will be completed by the end of this year.
The infrastructure capable of receiving roll-on-roll-off vessels, which, he said, will “shorten the travel time in half” between the island of Maio and the city of Praia.… Read more
“Little Africa Maio” project in Cape Verde, further details as the complex, to be built in three phases, will be managed and operated by a new company, to be created in the framework of the partnership, called “Little Africa Services” (LAS).… Read more
Ilha do Maio is the most benefited from the package of 17 million Euros donated to Cape Verde by the European Union. The information was provided by the Deputy Prime Minister, on the sidelines of the signing of the investment agreement aimed at improving port infrastructure and fostering development in the Islands of Maio and Sal.… Read more