Published On: Fri, Jun 15th, 2018

Curaçao invites Venezuelan businessmen to invest in the island

There are many business facilities, our economy is diversified, there is the import of raw material as well as real estate activities, said Marcos Leal, director of the Tourism Office Curacao in Venezuela.

XXVI EXPOSICION VIAJES Y TURISMO AVAVIT HOTEL EUROBUILDING  Foto: OrlCARACAS, WILLEMSTAD - With regard to the celebration of the Avavit 2018 Fair, Marcos Leal, director of the Tourism Office of Curacao, invited Venezuelan businessmen to invest their projects in the Caribbean island.

Through an interview with Últimas Noticias, Leal indicated that "two years ago Venezuela was the second most important market in visits to Curaçao, larger than the US and Canada."

In this regard, he invited the Venezuelan businessman to invest in the island, stating that there are many business facilities, "there is the import of raw materials to be completed, for example in Curinde which is a free zone, and then it is considered a product of Curacao which can be exported to Europe or the US, there are also activities in real estate, the hotel occupancy rate ranges from 75 to 80%.”

Likewise, he explained that in the hotel sector they can acquire a house or apartment-hotel, where they have the financing facility of 25 to 30 years, depending on the age of the investor, "thus obtaining an asset that will not decrease in value.

Curaçao, one of the most European islands of the island areas that make up the Caribbean, has a Tourism Office in Venezuela. With over 40 years in the country, it is an institution of the state of Curacao, belonging to the Ministry of Economic Development, which promotes tourism and economic development of the island.

The Government of Curacao continues betting on the Venezuelan market, trusting that shortly the direct flights from Caracas to Curacao will resume, although this year they were affected in relation to the development of the economy in tourism and commerce due to the closure of the border.

Leal clarified that the offices in Venezuela continue to provide free advice, making the most profitable recommendations for investors.

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