Our Carnival history


Everywhere in the world that carnivals have taken root and grown, they have become unique events unto themselves, and the premier cultural and party festival within the region. Early Carnival Celebrations At first the wealthy plantation owners, traders and business people of the Caribbean region held fancy balls after the example of the high society More...

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By Edition On Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Is Curaçao the Caribbean’s most diverse island?

This past fall might have been my busiest in history, travel-wise. I bounced from one state to another state, one project to the next with little rest in between. As such, I totally haven’t had time to share my More...

By Edition On Friday, January 13th, 2017

Five things we like to do in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao's warm waters are ideal for scuba diving, snorkeling and other water sports. If reclining in a beach chair and sipping a daiquiri is more your speed, head to the oceanfront cafes several beaches More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Floris Suite Hotel the number one producer with Expedia

WILLEMSTAD - Floris Suite Hotel – Spa and Beach Club was the most popular hotel in 2016 on Curacao with the largest online travel agency in the world: Expedia. Floris Suite Hotel has positioned itself a number More...

By Edition On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Curaçao Universe 2016 Chanelle Lau competes in Miss Universe 2017

WILLEMSTAD - Miss Curaçao Universe 2016 Chanelle Lau left for Manila in the Philippines yesterday to participate in Miss Universe 2017. Since the Lau was crowned Miss Curaçao Universe 2016, she has had a full More...

By Edition On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Caribbean countries among top 52 must visit destinations for this year

NEW YORK  — The New York Times, one of the leading newspapers in the United States, has listed three Caribbean destinations among its Top 52 Best Places to Go in 2017. Jamaica’s capital, Kingston, is at number More...

By Edition On Friday, January 6th, 2017

The big reason why Airbnb terrifies the hotel industry

Airbnb may face significant legal headwinds in some cities over its repurposing of apartments as short-term rooms-for-hire, standing accused of hurting local economies and contributing to rising housing unaffordability. More...

By Edition On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

PPI Group partners with FCCA and CLIA to publish Travel & Cruise magazine

FORT LAUDERDALE - PPI Group, a leader in custom publishing for the cruise and travel industry, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) on the publication of More...

By Edition On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Curaçao is Chicago Tribune’s one of four places to celebrate Carnival in the Caribbean

Carnival is about over-the-top, shed-your-inhibitions fun. Like Mardi Gras, it's traditionally a last chance for excess before the solemn season of Lent for Catholics. The annual bash is practically synonymous with More...

By Edition On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

TUI offers Suriname and Curacao in one package

AMSTERDAM, SCHIPHOL - TUI will offer holiday trips in combination with Curaçao. From Amsterdam, the airline will fly three times per week to Paramaribo, Suriname. The return flight is via Curaçao with Surinam More...