Checking out Curaçao: Pretty as a Postcard

Inviting with reliably sunny skies, the perennially popular vacation getaway is a short three-hour flight from Miami. American Airlines will add a third daily flight from Miami on December 19 and JetBlue added Tuesday flights from New York’s JFK Airport through September 4 in addition to flights on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. To speed up arrival through the Hato International Airport, visitors can complete the entry card in advance . “The new and additional flights will bring more connectivity to the island allowing travelers to customize their trip to their needs, “said Gianina Atalita, sales and marketing coordinator, Curaçao Tourist Board in North America, “additional flights mean additional seats as we aim to increase our arrivals from the North American market which will lead to economic growth for the island.“ Making waves The island hits the beach bullseye with 37 sandy strands rimming the coastline. On the west coast, Playa...
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How to Spend 3 Days in Curaçao

Visitors to this island, located about 60 kilometres off the coast of Venezuela, are sure to hear locals speaking Dutch and   Papiamentu —a Creole dialect that is a mix of European, African and Arawakan languages. Curaçao is home to a diverse population of 160,000 people representing more than 50 nationalities and includes many   descendants of the island’s former slave population. Willemstad, the waterfront capital, offers a taste of this cultural mash-up, but there’s plenty to explore all over the island. Day 1 Morning: Spend the day exploring Willemstad and its unique neighbourhoods. Start by wandering the narrow, cobbled streets of Punda. Enjoy a cappuccino at Wandu Café before touring the Mikvé Israel-Emanuel Synagogue, which was consecrated in 1732 and is the oldest in the Americas. Afternoon: Experience an island tradition by dining on spicy stewed beef at Yvonne di Plaza in Plasa Bieu, an indoor market. After, cross...
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11% more stayover arrivals in November 2018

Curaçao welcomed a total of 14,339 stayover visitors from the Netherlands; the main producing country closed November with 7% growth. The Netherlands continues to be the leading country where 38% of our share from stayover arrivals is originating. The inaugural flight out of Frankfurt with Condor that launched November 7th is showing positive growth out of Germany. In total 2,302 German visitors were welcomed which is a 37% growth in November. From the United States of America an increase of 15% is registered in November 2018. The continuous support of CTB and partners to brand Curaçao in the USA is resulting in demand for the island. A total of 6,183 US visitors were welcomed in November 2018. Last year we registered 5,389 stayover arrivals from USA. Curaçao welcomed a total of 7,567 stayover visitors in November from North America, which is a 14% growth. Last year we registered 6,625 visitors...
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Brazilian Travel Agents Impressed with Curaçao’s Tourism Product

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 island to get to know more of what we have to offer to the Brazilian tourist. CTB has put together an attractive program that includes exploring our historic downtown and visiting other places of interest like Landhuis Chobolobo, Curaçao Sea Aquarium, Boca Tabla, swimming at Playa Kenepa and much more. A special thanks goes to host hotel partners Acoya Curaçao Resort, Villas & Spa and Livingstone Jan Thiel Resort for their support. Original link

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