Curaçao Tourist Board - Archive (Curaçao)

2019
May
14,
2019
AMResorts announced a new resort management deal Monday that would bring the Dreams Resorts & Spas brand to the island nation of Curacao. Officials from Apple Leisure Group revealed the property formerly known as Hilton Curacao would undergo a $15...
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May
02,
2019
I have recently returned from a wonderful week-long holiday on the island of Curaçao. The small Caribbean island is part of the Lesser Antilles ABC islands (Aruba, Curaçao, and Bonaire) and is located 60km north of Venezuela’s coast. It’s a former Du...
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2018
December
20,
2018
The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) recently invited a group of 67 Brazilian travel agents on the first direct flight from Brazil to Curaçao. The group stays in Curaçao until December 22. During their stay, they will be visiting different parts of the is...
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November
10,
2018
Where to stay and what to see on this vibrant isle ringed with golden-sand beaches and pristine coral reefs. ...
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November
08,
2018
Condor’s inaugural flight from Frankfurt, Germany to Curaçao was celebrated at the Curaçao International Airport with an event that included speeches by the Minister of Governmental Affairs, Planning and Public Service Mr. Konket representing the Min...
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November
05,
2018
International Corporation Habanos S.A. informed here it will reproduce the most important world Premium tobacco meeting, the Habano Festival, in the island of Curazao. A communiqué released this Wednesday, that Curaçao Dushi Island, recognized for...
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October
29,
2018
The Coolest Street in Holland campaign, organized in the Netherlands by the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB), recently came to an end. ...
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October
26,
2018
On October 26th, 2018 the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) had the honor to be present at the inaugural call of the MV Viking Star.  The ship, which is on a 15 day cruise, arrived from St. Lucia, for a whole day visit to Curaçao. Last November, this sa...
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October
12,
2018
....Foundation announces new leadership in preparation for future growth... WILLEMSTAD – October 11, 2018 – The Curaçao Tourism Development Foundation (CTDF) has announced the appointment of Paul Pennicook as Managing Director/CEO, effective immedia...
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September
11,
2018
Known for the pastel-colored colonial Dutch buildings, historical Willemstad makes you feel as if you are transported to The Netherlands while experiencing the blue waters and temperate climate of the Caribbean. The capital of the island nation of...
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September
05,
2018
Bon Bini (Welcome) to Curaçao! Living in the shadow of its more famous neighbor, Aruba, Curaçao is located just 40 miles off the coast of Venezuela. Curaçao is a long, arid island that has amazing weather year round. Not only does Curaçao offer go...
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August
08,
2018
At a glance, the Caribbean islands can seem very similar. Curaçao has everything you might expect – the sand, the sun, and the colorful cocktails – but much of what makes the Dutch Caribbean paradise unique is below the surface: namely, some of the b...
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July
30,
2018
Curaçao is a small island (around 170 square miles) located off the north coast of Venezuela. Culturally diverse, with influences from Europe and West Africa, Curaçao is home to approximately 150,000 residents. Many tourists come to Curaçao for the s...
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July
23,
2018
The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) recently offered two courses aimed at the tourism sector—a Customer Service and a Tourism Safety Course. During a pleasant ceremony at Landhuis Brakkeput Mei Mei, a total of 213 received their certificates after succes...
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July
19,
2018
For the territory of Latin America, Canada and the Caribbean ...
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July
10,
2018
Last month Travis and I traveled to Curaçao in the Caribbean for a five night beach vacation. As I try to do after all of our trips, I put together this Curaçao Travel Guide in case you decide to travel to the island in the future.  ...
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June
21,
2018
Hello everyone! I’m late in writing this post because I’ve been crazy busy at work for the past couple of months, but this was a great vacation and I just had to find time to share. We went to Curaçao for the Christmas Holidays in December 2017 and r...
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May
07,
2018
JetBlue will be adding a fourth flight from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Curacao’s Hato International Airport beginning June 19. The new flight will be seasonal. ...
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February
20,
2018
We spent a day touring around the west side of Curacao to visit multiple beaches and sites on the west side of the island with Irie Tours. This is the perfect tour for you if you don’t want to rent a car and want an affordable and fun tour company to...
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2017
October
18,
2017
Ask 10 people on the street how to pronounce Blue Curaçao and you will probably get 10 different answers. They’ll start brave and pronounce the blue flawlessly, but the when they get to the word Curaçao that is where their tongue gets twisted. ...
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September
21,
2017
The Caribbean islands have taken on an identity all their own. But Curaçao transcends those preconceptions – it fuses elements of its European heritage with its island roots to create something wholly unique. The result is idyllic yet cosmopolitan: t...
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June
29,
2017
Life in Curaçao is a colorful mash-up of cultures. Locals speak a multitude of languages (four is the norm), thanks to its Dutch and Spanish colonial history and the influence of nearby South America. One of the best ways to get to know Curaçao is th...
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June
25,
2017
The Dutch Caribbean island, Curaçao, located near South America, is known to many islanders. Containing 35 beaches, 55-different cultures and the single concept of beauteous European architecture, Curaçao is the explorer’s getaway. As bittersweet as ...
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June
22,
2017
Whether you’re strolling along historic Willemstad’s colorful waterfront, exploring the mangroves of Spanish Water Bay on a stand-up paddle board or getting your weekend groove on at Papagayo Beach Club, there’s no doubt that time spent in Curaçao is...
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May
12,
2017
Sitting 40 miles off the Venezuelan coast, the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao stretches close to 40 miles itself, from north to south. And though most of the action happens at beachfront resorts and sandy expanses crowded with cruise ship passenge...
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May
08,
2017
The Southern Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao not only recently graced the pages of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2017, the most widely read magazine issue in the world, but this spring, the tiny, yet bustling, nation is upping the ante with a new Jet...
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May
06,
2017
by Stefanie Fauquet I was chatting with a friend the other day about favorite beach destinations and one of my top picks was Curacao. The look on her face, which was of confusion, told me all that I needed to know. I suppose unless you frequent th...
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March
20,
2017
There’s a lot more to enjoy on this island beyond the beaches and famous blue liqueur. The capital of Willemstad is the nexus of museums, history, and beautifully restored monuments, but this quirky little island has all kinds of hidden gems and cool...
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March
07,
2017
SEOUL, South Korea — Stijn van der Meer can still hardly believe his good fortune. One of the best baseball players to come out of the soccer-crazed nation of the Netherlands, van der Meer played shortstop at Lamar University in Division I and was dr...
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