Improving Caribbean Internet

Above: Curacao (CJ Photo) By Gerard Best CJ Contributor Caribbean people have an appetite for technology that rivals any other region of the world. But who is working behind the scenes to maintain and upgrade the Internet-based services on which […]


Caribbean Room With A View: Lions Dive and Beach Resort, Curacao

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon Sea, sand and swaying palm trees: as views go, it’s the tropical trifecta. And while you can enjoy such vistas all over the Caribbean, we’re partial to this panorama from the Lions Suite at Curacao’s Lions Dive […]


Curacao to Host 2015 CTO State of the Industry Conference

Above: Curacao (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell ST THOMAS — Curacao will be hosting the 2015 Caribbean Tourism Organization State of the Industry Conference, it was announced Friday. The conference comes as the Dutch Caribbean island looks to make a […]


KLM Expanding Service to Curacao

Above: Curacao (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff KLM is adding new flights to Curacao, the Dutch carrier announced Monday. In addition to daily service from Amsterdam, KLM will add flights on Monday and Wednesday with a later departure […]

JetBlue to Launch Service to Curaçao

Above: Willemstad, Curacao (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell JetBlue’s Caribbean push shows no signs of slowing down. The New York City-based carrier announced Wednesday that it would be launching service to another new Caribbean destination, beginning service from New York […]

Curacao Sees Drop in US Tourists, Big Jump From Canada

Above: Curacao (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Curacao experienced a 17.1 percent drop in tourist arrivals from the US in the first five months of 2014, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. But that number was […]


Air Canada Adding New Flight to Curaçao

Above: Curaçao (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada is ramping up its service to Curaçao. The Canadian carrier will be launching new nonstop service from Montreal to Curaçao on Jan. 1, 2015. The company will also […]

Sonesta Coming to Curaçao

Above: the Kura Hulanda Village Curaçao (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Sonesta is coming to Curaçao. The brand will be taking over at the Kura Hulanda hotel properties on the island, parent company GHL Hoteles announced on […]

Caribbean Eats: At Curacao's Tempo Doeloe, a Taste of Indonesia

CURACAO’s long colonial Dutch history has, among other things, led to a cornucopia of culinary experiences available on the island. That means that, wherever you go on the island, you can find a wide variety of flavours from the Netherlands, […]


In An Old Bar, the Heartbeat of Curaçao

Above: Netto Bar in Otrabanda (all photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell WILLEMSTAD — Two old fans beat on against the Caribbean heat, harder than any should have to work. A single fluorescent light at the back of the room is […]

Portrait of a Caribbean City: Willemstad, Curaçao in 14 Photos

By Alexander Britell (All photos by CJ) Curaçao — The sights; the smells; the hum. Willemstad isn’t like many places in the region — it’s a historic but bustling urban area with an energy all its own. Our new Portrait of […]

Curacao Leading Caribbean in Cruise Tourism Growth

Above: Curacao By the Caribbean Journal staff Curacao posted the largest year-over-year increase in cruise passenger visits of any country in the Caribbean last year, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The Dutch Caribbean island welcomed 610,186 cruise […]


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