Update On Big Changes Coming To Charlotte County’s Waterfront
Southwest Florida is a big tourist destination. Fort Myers and Naples traditionally capture much of the spotlight for a number of reasons. However, Port Charlotte, Charlotte Harbor and Punta Gorda are slowly but surely catching up. Here is an update on big changes coming to Charlotte County’s Waterfront including a job fair today. It’s all happening along the Peace River in Charlotte Harbor.
First, a new cruise line has announced it is coming to town. American Cruise Lines will be making a stop in Punta Gorda on a new route that originates in St. Pete. The company is the largest domestic cruise line in the United States with 19 riverboats and one small cruise ship. They specialize in river cruises that include smaller catamaran-inspired boats. They can easily navigate shallow waters. The first cruise to Southwest Florida is scheduled to dock on Christmas Day to much fanfare and a big celebration by tourism officials.
Changes coming to Charlotte County’s waterfront
Next, the Sunseeker Resort. This resort has been making headlines for quite some time. However, there is another delay for opening. Opening had been planned for October and there is no word on the new target date yet. Sunseeker is a 785-room luxury, waterfront resort that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Allegiant Travel Company. The sprawling resort covers 22 acres with 189 Signature Sunsuites, a spa, golf, retail, dining and more.
In addition, Sunseeker has also been making headlines for offering a lucrative bonus package for new employees. It’s a six-figure retention bonus. That is $1,00,000. First, get hired in the opening phases, Next, stay with the company for ten years. Then you are eligible for that big bonus. There is another career fair happening today. Details are here. Good luck.
We will keep you updated on big changes coming to Charlotte County’s waterfront as more information becomes available. It’s exciting to see the area grow.