Published On: Mon, Apr 4th, 2016

CTB strengthens its partnership with key Travel Agencies in New York, Washington, and Baltimore

The Curaçao Tourist Board along with private sector partners recently hit the streets to bolder its commitment and partnership by educating travel agents on how to successfully sell Curaçao and its tourism product offerings with Wholesale partners.

TravelAgenciesNY-2(L)WILLEMSTAD– New York and surrounding regions continues to be the most important target regions for tourism from the United States. In support of our airlines and hotel partners, the Curaçao Tourist Board teamed up with in-market wholesale partners, Travel Impressions, GOGO World Wide Vacations and private sector partners to educate their best-selling travel agents and keep Curaçao on their radars.

The Curaçao Team hosted several in-house presentations at Liberty Travel and AAA offices at Madison Ave, Broadway and 14th Street in New York among others hosting, educational seminars and sales calls covering multiple cities in the greater New York Area such as Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, Westchester and New Jersey. Events were also held in Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD with chapters of the Professional Travel Agents of North America (PTANA) to provide their members with selling techniques and up-to-date product and destination information.

The Curaçao Tourist Board was supported by several private sector tourism partners throughout the week, includingTravelAgenciesNY-1(L) Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino, Hilton Curaçao, Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino, Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort Curaçao and Sunscape Curaçao Resort, Spa & Casino.

In conjunction with these Curaçao sales actions, CTB hosted a media press event in Brooklyn to partner with key New York based media and provide exposure for the island in a fun and creative way. Media who attended included; TravelPulse, Upscale Magazine, Orbitz, US News & World Report, Fodors, Travel Weekly, Travel + Leisure, Recommend, Social Life Magazine, Men’s Journal, New York Resident, Redbook, and Women’s Day. The CTB Team continues to strive to increase visitation from the United States.

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