Curaçao February hotel performance analysis


WILLEMSTAD - The following are the preliminary February hotel performance data compiled by the Curaçao Hospitality & Tourism Association. The following data is based on 10 properties reporting to STR representing 1446 rooms. What happened in February 2018? •Occupancy increased by 1.3% compared to February 2017. •Average Daily Rates More...

by Edition | Published 4 weeks ago
First Caribbean
By Edition On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

FirstCaribbean International Bank files for proposed initial public offering in the United States

BRIDGETOWN - FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited (“FCIB” or “First Caribbean”) today announced that it has filed a Registration Statement on Form F-1 with the United States Securities and Exchange More...

By Edition On Monday, March 26th, 2018

Update: Curaçao Blue Bank denies facilitating fraud by oil traders

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao-based Blue Bank International denies having been aware of fraud by some defendants in a corruption case involving large oil traders and the Venezuelan oil company PdVSA. The bank says that More...

By Edition On Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Credit rating agency S&P more negative about Curaçao’s outlook

WILLEMSTAD - Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's (S & P) has become more negative about the prospects for the creditworthiness of Curaçao. The rating agency believes that the economic and budgetary uncertainty More...

By Edition On Monday, March 19th, 2018

Insurance companies under pressure

WILLEMSTAD - Car insurance premiums are under pressure. The rates have to be raised because the police do not enforce the traffic rules. This can be derived from the comments made by the CEO of the insurance company More...

By Edition On Friday, March 16th, 2018

Problems in Venezuela can now be felt on the global oil market

CARACAS - The problems in Venezuela can be felt on the global oil markets. As a result of the deep economic crisis, the country is pumping less oil. This sustained drop in production will contribute to the global More...

By Edition On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

DCSX 1st local event of the year – Smart financing: go public

These are very interesting times; times where the opportunities for businesses to start or grow seemingly are all over the place. We hear about and see startups growing again and businesses expanding (sometimes) More...

Curacao Statistics
By Edition On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Consumer prices in Curaçao: January 2018; Price level 0.6 percent higher than in December 2017; Inflation 1.7 percent

WILLEMSTAD - Price development for the month of January 2018 compared to the month of December 2017. The consumer price index (CPI) of Curaçao rose by 0.6 percent in January 2018, from 126.3 in December 2017 to More...

By Edition On Monday, March 12th, 2018

Ponzis and death: The stranger ways to lose crypto

Bitcoin Ponzi scams are raking in millions - all without much effort. That may be self-explanatory to those who traffic the social media forums where the subject is discussed, but to researchers, it's also a fertile More...

By Edition On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

RBC is ‘Going Digital’ for client access, convenience and security

WILLEMSTAD - RBC Royal Bank N.V. today announced its plans to help clients benefit from the access, convenience and security of the bank of the future, sooner rather than later. Starting in April, clients who visit More...