Royal Caribbean International (RCI) has revealed plans to invest nearly $50 million in cleaning up its Paradise Island, Nassau resort. The investment is part of plans to build a new Royal Beach Club over the next two years.
The current location of the Royal Beach Club is filled with decaying old buildings, rickety docks, and many non-native plant species that have overtaken the lush Bahamian vegetation that was once part of Paradise. Iceland.
Changing Paradise Island
Royal Caribbean will invest $50 million in cleaning and renovating the site of the soon-to-be-built Royal Beach Club. The area is now filled with a number of old villas, marinas, etc. that are in pristine condition.
According to Nassau Guardian, Royal Caribbean’s Chief Product Innovation Officer, Jay Schneider, and other cruise executives toured the 17-acre facility for the media. They saw the loss of places that were once the homes of stars, including the actor Nicholas Cage.
The cruise line now wants to renovate the property, turning it into part of a beach club. Royal Caribbean It also wants to preserve some of the history of Paradise Island that was sold to private interests years ago.
The former armory and Bahamas Customs will be renovated and integrated into the Royal Beach Club.
Focusing on Stability
In addition to the major cleanup effort, the navy plans to use a large portion of the $50 million to replace non-native trees and plants with native species, helping to restore the ecosystem.
Schneider said, “Our goal is to get rid of all kinds of harmful organisms, which are not native to the country and then protect all the species in the country. The problem is that if you removed all the non-native species, this would be an empty space because there are so many of them. So one of the most important things in the budget is to restore landscaping because what we want is a full, green forest. “
However, this work has been criticized. Atlantis, the greatest challenger, has opposed the development of a beach club, followed by local entrepreneur Toby Smith. Royal Caribbean International reduced its Crown position to alleviate these concerns, ensuring no contact with other manufacturers.
Royal Beach Plan will be built under a strict environmental order. The cruise line revealed its commitment to environmental stewardship in a public consultation report released last week.
The marine company has also defined six cornerstones, from waste to landfill to 100% renewable energy by 2030, environmental protection, and more.
They also confirmed that the project would not disturb the coast of Paradise Island and that it was intended to be improved by removing sea walls as part of their engineers’ recommendations.
Royal Caribbean International said: “No human history is good, but more than 30 years ago, we took action and launched our Save the Waves program. Since then, Royal Caribbean has had a strong environmental record for going above and beyond environmental regulations set by various authorities around the world.” .
“Royal Caribbean Group has been recognized for the past eight years as one of the World’s Best Companies for 2023 and the only honoree in the leisure and entertainment industry.”
Royal Beach Club Plans
The concept of the Royal Beach Club started in 2020, but international events stopped progress until recently. Now, with the green light from government officials, Royal Caribbean is moving forward with promising plans unique cabanas, sparkling pools, and Bahamian spirit and culture.
Guests can expect to be treated to Bahamian fare, island barbecues, live music, and art by local artists.
Although Royal is already working on a very popular project Have a great day at CocoCay, the Royal Beach Club at Paradise Island promises a different attraction. Perfect Day is known for its fun activities, from water slides to helium balloons.
The Royal Beach Club, however, aims to offer guests looking for an authentic Bahamas beach day on their tranquil getaway.