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By Edition On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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Dearth of midscale hotels prompts Caribbean governments to seek developers

The recent hurricanes that impacted the Caribbean could scare off some investors from developing hotels, but the region is rapidly recovering from the destruction, and most islands were not affected badly at all. More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Hurricanes to cause Caribbean hotel insurance rates to increase by up to 40 percent

FLORIDA - Caribbean hoteliers have been advised to plan now for an increase in insurance premiums, anticipated to range from 10 to 40 percent following two Category 5 hurricanes, which struck several destinations More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Curaçao August hotel performance analysis

WILLEMSTAD - The following are the preliminary September hotel performance data compiled by the Curaçao Hospitality & Tourism Association. The following data is based on 12 properties reporting to STR representing 1772 rooms. What More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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Caribbean hotel industry’s profits fell in 2016

CBRE Hotels Americas Research announced that the average Caribbean hotel in its survey sample suffered a 4.7 percent decrease in gross operating profit (GOP) during 2016, according to its newly released twelfth More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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CHATA elects 2 new board members

WILLEMSTAD - On Friday, October 6th CHATA Members had the opportunity to elect 2 new board members for the interim period until the scheduled board elections of 2018. According to President & CEO Miles Mercera, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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View Plaza inventory until Friday

WILLEMSTAD - There was little interest yesterday at the first viewing day at the Plaza Hotel. The entire inventory is for sale again and will be auctioned. The money goes to the Social Insurance Bank and the Tax More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Tourism: August visitor arrivals & visitor nights 2017

WILLEMSTAD - In August, Curaçao welcomed a total of 12,809 stayover visitors from the Netherlands, a decrease of 8% compared to August 2016. Visitors from Holland stayed longer than previous year.  The average More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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Cornerstone ceremony for two new hotels in the first week of September

WILLEMSTAD - The construction of hotels or new rooms mean job creation immediately. First in the construction sector. And when the hotel is finished, there will be more jobs in the hospitality sector. This is according More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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MOU AirBnB – Where are we today?

WILLEMSTAD - In January of 2017, the government of Curaçao signed an agreement with AirBnB for the collection of taxes. 7 Months later the sector is still pending to receive an update on what the actual agreement More...

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By Edition On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Barceló launches package bookings powered by Expedia

Data shows package bookings drive incremental demand and revenue for hotels BELLEVUE - The Expedia group and Barceló Hotel Group have announced a strategic technology partnership whereby Expedia’s world-class More...