Curacao is a foodie's paradise

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 represented on an island of just 160,000. Original link

Curaçao Tourist Board signs ‘Official Destination Sponsorship Agreement’ with Major League Baseball

WILLEMSTAD – The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) signed a two-year sponsorship agreement with Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. The agreement includes promotion for the brand Curaçao as ‘Official Destination of Major League Baseball’ for the territory of Latin America, Canada and the Caribbean. Minister of Economic Development, Dr. Steven Martina and Interim Director of CTB, Mr. Hugo Clarinda were present for this special occasion. This partnership with MLB makes it possible for Curaçao to reach millions of MLB fans through a marketing plan focused on the territory of Latin America, Canada and the Caribbean. With so many Curaçaoans excelling in Major League Baseball, the time is right for Curaçao to gain exposure through mentioned sponsorship agreement. Curaçao has a total of 7 Major League Baseball players of which two were selected to play in the 2018 All-Star Game. As part of the agreement with MLB, Curaçao was promoted during the...
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HOW DID WE CHOOSE CURAÇAO? Neither Travis or I had visited the island before, nor did we know anyone else who had, so we were both excited to explore somewhere new. Travel is something that we love doing together, and we were fortunate enough to have built up a solid pool of credit card points from both our  big Europe trip  and  honeymoon  last year, which we were able to apply towards this trip. We knew we wanted to go somewhere tropical, as our most recent trips were predominantly focused around sightseeing, so we researched various hotels in warm climates with which we would be able to use our reward points. For reference: Curaçao is owned by the Dutch, and it is part of the ABC Islands (Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao). It is further south than most other Caribbean islands, and very close to Venezuela. And something particularly interesting to Travis:...
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Sting and Shaggy, Christina Aguilera among headliners for the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival

As is the case with many jazz festivals, the music presented will encompass a wide variety of genres and headliners will include huge acts like pop star Christina Aguilera, Jamaican rapper Sean Paul, five-time GRAMMY winner CeeLo Green, and Sting, who’ll be performing with Mr. Boombastic himself, reggaeton kingpin Shaggy. The Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival will be held in Willemstad, the island nation’s capital and main seaport, on three stages adjacent to the beach. Sting and Shaggy recently released a collaborative album of reggae tunes called 44/876, and on the effort’s title cut Sting sings “I have a dream that I’m swimming in the Caribbean Sea.” The former frontman for The Police will certainly have easy access to any of Curaçao’s 38 white sand beaches, as will festival-goers and appearing artists like Patti LaBelle, Grace Jones, Jason DeRulo and the great singer, songwriter, pianist and producer Burt Bacharach. While...
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