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By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Caribbean Tourism officials undertake high-level mission to Brussels in a bid to strengthen relations with European partners

BRIDGETOWN – With the United Kingdom scheduled to officially advise the European Union next Wednesday of its intention to leave the EU, triggering two years of Brexit negotiations, Caribbean tourism officials More...

Curacao Statistics
By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Consumer prices in Curacao: January 2017, prices 0.5 percent higher than in the month of December 2016; Inflation rate 0.0 percent

WILLEMSTAD - The consumer price index (CPI) of Curaçao increased in the month of January 2017 by 0.5 percent, from 124.2 in December 2016 to 124.8 in January 2017. The most notable changes in prices for January More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Airport’s traffic figures show decline due to InselAir’s situation

WILLEMSTAD – The airport traffic figures for 2016 show that the precarious financial situation of the local aviation company InselAir certainly had its negative impact. The number of passengers that used the Hato More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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InselAir to dismiss 250

WILLEMSTAD - InselAir on Wednesday sent out dismissal letters for some 250 employees as a result of the ongoing crisis facing the Curaçao-based carrier. The union UGTK/Cadmu that is currently seeking representation More...

Freundel Stuart
By Edition On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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As far as debt performance goes, Barbados is now on the same level as Greece

BRIDGETOWN – Barbados’ Prime Minister Freundel Stuart may not think much of the pronouncements of international ratings agencies, but the rest of the world is watching, with respected business publication Bloomberg More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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CTO, Travel Impressions discuss synergies to benefit agents, Caribbean Tourism

NEW YORK – Hugh Riley, Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), and Scott Wiseman, President of Travel Impressions, recently met at Travel Impressions headquarters in New York to discuss More...

Oil
By Edition On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Oil slumps to lowest this year as traders focus on record supply

HOUSTON - Investors are finally taking record U.S. oil stockpiles seriously. Oil slumped the most in more than a year after government data showed production cuts from OPEC and other exporters have not been enough More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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CTB: January arrivals 2017

WILLEMSTAD - January is categorized as the peak month for visitors from the European market. In January, Curaçao welcomed a total of 14,993 stayover visitors from the Netherlands, an increase of 1% compared to More...

CTB
By Edition On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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51.2 million US dollars generated from Tourism for the local economy

WILLEMSTAD – Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) and the Ministry of Economic Development (MEO) utilizes the ‘Turistika Model’ to calculate the economic impact generated from the tourism industry. During the first More...

CTO
By Edition On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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CTO adds new category to 2017 Sustainable Tourism Awards, deadline for applications now to May 31

BRIDGETOWN – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has added a new category to its 2017 Sustainable Tourism Awards. The Agro-Tourism Award was developed to reflect the CTO Year of Adventure and as part of the More...