Curaçao Tourist Board - Archive (Willemstad)

2019
July
27,
2019
| 01:40 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The capital of Curaçao is steeped in history, one that dates back to 1634, when the Dutch took control from the Spanish and set up the island as a trade settlement. Today, the past is still present in the form of stunning architectural details that n...
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July
20,
2019
| 09:05 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Looking for unique, street art, and 3D visuals in the Downtown core of Curacao, known as Punda, was like a hidden treasure hunt. In no other place, did I see sunflowers shoot out from the wall, parrots look so lifelike they could almost sit on my sho...
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May
02,
2019
| 11:47 PM Europe/Amsterdam
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
October
26,
2018
| 08:34 PM Europe/Amsterdam
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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September
11,
2018
| 04:57 PM Europe/Amsterdam
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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August
23,
2018
| 04:58 PM Europe/Amsterdam
"To get to the beach, you’ll have to take the elevator", Curaçao travel expert, Eugene, chuckled as he pulled his van up to my Willemstad hotel. ...
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August
20,
2018
| 09:31 PM Europe/Amsterdam
During our trip to Curacao, we mostly focused on visiting Willemstad, the capital. We have plenty of beaches in Bonaire as well, so we needed some diversity. If you are visiting Curacao on a cruise ship, spending your day in Willemstad can be a wonde...
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July
21,
2018
| 12:45 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Owing to its Dutch colonial history, the island of Curaçao has always stood out for its multicultural, unusually cosmopolitan atmosphere. At any time, you’re likely to hear English, Dutch, Spanish, and the local Papiamentu, with over 50 nationalities...
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July
19,
2018
| 10:51 PM Europe/Amsterdam
For the territory of Latin America, Canada and the Caribbean ...
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June
21,
2018
| 01:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
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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February
20,
2018
| 12:00 AM Europe/Amsterdam
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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February
03,
2018
| 04:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
On a very cold and snowy morning, we went to the airport for our flight to paradise island Curacao. And paradise we found! ...
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2017
September
21,
2017
| 12:05 AM Europe/Amsterdam
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
21,
2017
| 12:03 AM Europe/Amsterdam
In the southern Caribbean, just 40 miles off the Venezuelan coast, the tiny Dutch island of Curaçao recently showed off some of its meeting- and incentive-ready hotels, infrastructure, and natural beauty, from the Shete Boka National Park in the nort...
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