Holland America Line takes delivery of Nieuw Statendam registered in Curaçao

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WILLEMSTAD - Holland America Line (HAL) officially welcomed Nieuw Statendam to its fleet on November 30 this year, as the cruise line took delivery of its newest ship, and the fifteenth in its fleet, during a ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy. The 2,666-guest ship headed to Venice before arriving in Rome, where it welcomed guests More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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The MV Superior Producer: Curaçao’s Iconic Christmas Shipwreck

December Featured Dive Site by the Curaçao Dive Task Force On September 30th, 1977, the MV Superior Producer arrived early in the morning and docked on the inside of the Curaçao Harbor (St. Annabaai) just past More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Sunrise Airways announces flight between Santo Domingo and Havana

HAVANA, SANTO DOMINGO - The airline Sunrise Airways announced the opening of a new route from Las Americas International Airport José Francisco Peña Gómez (AILA-JFPG), in Santo Domingo, to the city of Havana, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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CHTA President calls for greater investment in Caribbean people

While millions are drawn to the Caribbean's natural beauty and attractions every year, it is the creativity and warmth of the people that keep visitors returning, asserts Patricia Affonso-Dass, President of the More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
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Curaçao emerges to be the next greatest Dive and Vacation Destination at DEMA 2018!

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao is surrounded by more than 104 sq. km (40 sq. miles) of some of the best coral reefs in the Caribbean which has remained off the radar for most diving enthusiasts.  More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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CTO soon to publish disaster risk management guide for Caribbean tourism

The handbook for tourism businesses and policymakers provides information and outlines actions and strategies for disaster management in tourism. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region's tourism development More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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11% more stayover arrivals in October 2018

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) is reporting an overall 11% growth in stayover visitor arrivals for October 2018. Precisely, in total 3,569 more visitors were registered in October 2018, bringing the More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Increasing the impact of the tourism industry on the local economy

WILLEMSTAD - Despite the challenges that the tourism industry is regularly facing it is still the most resilient economic pillar of Curacao. Meaning that it holds the most promise for the growth of our economy. More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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A guide to Curaçao, a laid-back Caribbean island with candy-colored houses

Where to stay and what to see on this vibrant isle ringed with golden-sand beaches and pristine coral reefs. In the southern Caribbean, just 40 miles off the coast of Venezuela and 12 degrees north of the Equator, More...

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By Edition On Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Ocean Encounters’ pledge to sustainability in Curaçao

Ocean Encounters has made a strong eco-friendly presence with their green initiatives and have taken it to another level with the #OEPledge, their “Commitment to Sustainability.” As Curaçao’s premier five-star More...