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Veneto Hotel
By Edition On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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Auction Veneto Beach on hold

WILLEMSTAD - The public sale of the bankrupt Veneto Beach Hotel has been canceled. The auction next Thursday is on hold. There is a possible bid on the hotel. The court must now assess whether the level of the bid More...

PDVSA
By Edition On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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Curaçao relieved: seizure of Venezuelan state oil company lifted

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao is relieved by the fact that the American oil company ConocoPhillips has lifted all the seizures at the refinery operated by the Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA on the island. The More...

Island Job Fair 3
By Edition On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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Over 1.200 people attended the CHATA Island Job Fair

WILLEMSTAD - Over 1.200 people attended the Island Job Fair hosted by the Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) on Saturday, August 18th. Over 25 companies within or related to the tourism sector More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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CHATA wants mandatory registration private holiday rental

WILLEMSTAD - The hotel sector wants a mandatory registration of all apartment landlords on Curaçao. This makes it easier to collect the tourist tax. The Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association (CHATA) which More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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The Level Playing Field Committee provides recommendations to the government

WILLEMSTAD - The Level Playing Field Committee commissioned by the Minister of Finance and Minister of Economic development, recommends the introduction of a mandatory registration system for all accommodation More...

CTB
By Edition On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Martina: new CEO tourist office within two weeks

WILLEMSTAD - A new CEO for the Curacao Tourist Board, CTB, will be announced within two weeks. The Supervisory Board has nominated a candidate to the Council of Ministers. The Foundation for the Supervision and More...

Andre Rojer
By Edition On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Rojer: “South America to become an important market for Curaçao”

WILLEMSTAD - The South American market has a new marketing manager for the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB). Mr. Andre Rojer has recently been appointed to that market after his work in that same position but for the More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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‘Free parking’ attracts more shoppers

WILLEMSTAD - The free parking last Saturday in Punda was a success: "It was nice and busy in the center of the city," says Carinne Ghazzi director of Down Town Management Organization. The shoppers could park free More...

Chamber of Commerce
By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Chamber of Commerce and Holland House Colombia with trade mission to Colombia in September 2018

WILLEMSTAD - The Chamber of Commerce & Industry Curacao (KvK) officially announces the Curaçao mission to Colombia. This mission organized by the KvK in collaboration with Holland House Colombia will take place More...

Central Bank
By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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CBCS and Bitt Inc. sign Memorandum of Understanding

WILLEMSTAD/ PHILIPSBURG - The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) and the Barbados-based Fintech company Bitt Inc. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the feasibility of the More...