1 Oct, 2021 – Lizzette Kattán and Ronald James,a creative mother and son duo, have announced the release of “ROATÁN and The History of the Bay Islands,” a stunning coffee table book offering a photographic tour of the beautiful Roatán island. A hidden gem of the Caribbean, Roatán island, located just off the northern coast of Honduras, is brought to life in this creative book that captures the island’s raw, rich beauty, cultural past, and evolving heritage.
Each page of the book communicates to readers the captivating nature of Roatán by portraying the island’s warmth, hospitality, and embracing nature. Clear turquoise waters line the white sandy coasts and the island’s many beaches house and cocktail bars, as captured in over 200 exclusive photos and illustrations from the island taken by Ronald James and other local and world-renowned photographers. The book’s 304-pages are additionally dotted with personal stories and inspirational quotes from some of the savviest travelers and globetrotters of our time, adding to the book another level of personality and capturing the special history of the island.
Roatán island has been frequented by tourists and celebrities alike, including Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Julio Iglesias, Bill Gates, Claudia Schiffer, and Richard Gere, who have given it acclaim for its tropical allure and charisma. These unique qualities make the island truly one of a kind and attract tourists from around the world each year. The book highlights all that is to be sought by this remarkable destination.
“Part travelogue, part memoir, part history lesson,” remarked Bryan Bantry, owner of Bryan Bantry Agency, a creative talent studio in New York City. “This book will make every adventurous soul want to book the next flight to experience it all for themselves,” he added.
Lizzette Kattán, a Honduran-born pioneering magazine editor and creative visionary, felt a deep sense of peace, purpose, and connection to Roatán, and uses her artistic vision and experience as a former editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar Italia and France to bring the island to life. Impressed by its beauty, culture, and heritage, she joined with Ronald James to capture Roatán’s glory using a mix of photographs, illustrations, personal stories, and inspirational messages.
To learn more, please visit RoatanBook.com. Buy the book today in luxury hardcover format.