Published On: Thu, Nov 22nd, 2012

Paradise In Curaçao: Music And Sun!

WILLEMSTAD (CTB) – Being the island that brings together over 55 nationalities from all over the world speaking more than four languages including Papiamentu, Spanish, Dutch and English, Curaçao is the ideal Caribbean destination to bring together international jet setters looking for a destination with a different beat.

Recently highlighted as one of the “Top five off-peak destinations for Fall 2012” by USA Today, Curaçao not only offers rich culture and diversity, but it is rapidly becoming known as the music capital of the Caribbean. Already home of the world famous Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival, the island attracts world class recording artists including Alicia Keys, Santana, Prince Royce and Mexican rock band Mana among others.

On December 15, Curaçao is adding another destination music festival to its portfolio that will excite electronic music lovers worldwide. The ParadiseWorld Music Festival will debut on the beautiful oceanfront that is Kleine Werf in downtown Curaçao on Saturday, December 15, from 9PM-3AM. Recently noted by The New York Times, the highly anticipated festival marks the beginning of a new cultural movement as an elaborate electronic dance music production of global appeal that will feature some of today’s best and hottest international DJs and music producers including Miss Nine, Michel De Hey, Riotgear, Christopher James, Nutzbeatz, NRG, Heather Holiday and more. Tickets start at only $30 USD and can be purchased online at

“ParadiseWorld will take music entertainment to a new level in Curaçao,” says Ghatim Kabbara, CEO, Curaçao Tourist Board. “The impressive lineup of electronic acts performing at one of our island’s favorite party destinations promises visitors an unforgettable experience.”

Outside of the festival visitors looking to carry on the party will find things heat up after dark on Curaçao with a wide range of night-clubs and beach bars playing an eclectic mix of music as locals mix and mingle with tourists in the streets of the islands’ capital Willemstad, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Hotels on the island and Airline carriers are celebrating the first annual ParadiseWorld Music Festival with exciting deals:

The Renaissance Curaçao is offering festival attendees room rates starting at $99 USD for a double occupancy room, per night. Additional service charge and tax will apply.

In addition, each visitor will be able to claim a free entrance ticket to the festival upon arrival at the Dutch Antilles Express reservation office at the Curaçao airport. Flights on Dutch Antilles Express start around $180 USD (one way, including tax) from Miami International Airport to Curaçao International Airport (HATO) during the ParadiseWorld Music Festival weekend.

The Floris Suite Hotel and the Hotel Kura Hulanda are offering special packages for visitors traveling from Miami on Dutch Antilles Express. The Floris Suite Hotel is offering package rates that include airfare, breakfast, and taxes starting at only $649 USD for two nights (2), per person. Rates are based on double occupancy and length of stay. Additional charges may apply.

The Hotel Kura Hulanda is offering package rates that include airfare on Dutch Antilles Express from Miami, breakfast, and taxes, starting at $599 USD for two nights (2), per person. Rates are based on double occupancy and length of stay. Additional charges may apply. Departure taxes are not included in package pricing.

Curaçao is now more accessible than ever – a short, 2.5 hour flight from Miami with over 30 flights a week departing from Miami International Airport (MIA). A daily service is offered by Dutch Antilles Express (DAE) to Curaçao. InselAir and American Airlines also provide easy, same day connections through MIA from 40 cities nationwide. InselAir offers a weekly nonstop service from Charlotte, NC.

To download the ParadiseWorld Music Festival flyer and photos from Curaçao, click here. To find out more about Curaçao and to request a FREE Curaçao information package click here.

About Curaçao

Selected as a ‘Top Destination 2012’ by Frommer’s, one of the ‘5 Caribbean Islands to Discover Now’ by Budget Travel and a top three ’2012 Honeymoon Hot Spot’ by Condé Nast Traveler, Curaçao is a unique Caribbean island paradise, boasting 35 uncrowded beaches, and an eclectic mix of history and culture. Explore the vibrant, culturally diverse capital city of Willemstad – a UNESCO World Heritage site – with its distinctive architecture, museums, monuments and world-class shopping. Indulge in Curaçao’s vast selection of flavorful restaurants, with a mix of sophisticated international and tasty local cuisines. Discover Curaçao’s abundant natural beauty, pristine dive sites and spectacular snorkeling at secluded beaches – including Cas Abao Beach, selected as one of the ‘Top 10 Beach Destinations for 2011′ by SmarterTravel. Curaçao offers idyllic weather, situated outside of the Hurricane Belt. To learn more about the island of Curaçao visit Curaç

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