Another Positive Month for Curacao Tourism 

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It was another positive month in what has been a very strong summer for tourism in Curacao.  The month of July saw hotel occupancy of 73.7 percent, a 9 percentage-point jump compared to July 2019, before the pandemic, according to […]


Air Canada Is Returning to Curacao 


Air Canada is relaunching its service to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao.  The carrier’s new Curacao schedule includes flights from both Toronto and Montreal.  “This means that more visitors from Canada can now visit our country. Canada is an […]


Wind Creek Names New Marketing Director for Aruba, Curacao Resorts

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Wind Creek Hospitality has named a new director of sales and marketing for its Aruba and Curacao resorts, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company has tapped Janien Huistra to the role; Huistra had been serving as sales and marketing director […]


A Culinary Refresh at the Curacao Marriott 

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The Curacao Marriott Beach Resort has completed a refresh of its culinary program, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The resort’s eateries have added new menus and new options.  That includes Zala Gastro Lounge, which is now offering lunch service, with everything […]

Sandals Opening Helps Curacao Tourism Break Record

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For whatever reason, Curacao has struggled for years to draw travelers in significant numbers to the United States.  But that’s now changing, for one major reason: the opening of the new Sandals Royal Curacao.  In the first month after the […]

The 50 Best Restaurants in the Caribbean - 2022

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They’re the kinds of meals you savor. Not just when you’re finishing dessert, but months and years in advance. This is the experience diners are seeking when they come to any strong culinary destination, and, thankfully, the Caribbean is full […]


Corendon Is Planning Another Resort in Curacao

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By Joe Pike, Special Contributor to CJI It was in late May when Caribbean Journal Invest (CJI) toured the island of Curacao for the Curacao Global Trade Symposium and noticed ongoing construction next door to the Mangrove Beach Corendon Curacao, […]

British Virgin Islands Removes Testing Requirements for Travelers

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In a major shift, the British Virgin Islands has removed pre-testing requirements for travelers, Caribbean Journal has learned.  That means travelers no longer have to show proof of a negative test to enter the British overseas territory.  Travelers are also […]

Belize Just Removed All Testing and Vaccination Requirements for Visitors

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In a significant move, Belize has become the latest Caribbean destination to dispense with all of its travel health protocols.  That means travelers to Belize no longer need to show proof of vaccination or a negative test to enter the […]


Curacao Hotel Set to Reopen Following Sale, Renovation

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By Joe Pike The former Hotel Kura Hulanda in Curacao will be operating under a new name when it reopens September 1 after being closed down for roughly one year for extensive renovations and the sale of the property. However, […]

Jetair Caribbean Launches Curacao-Aruba Flights

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There’s a new way to island hop in the Dutch Caribbean, with the launch of regional carrier Jetair’s new service between Curacao and Aruba.  The new flight, which has already started operations, is running four times each week, twice on […]

Curacao Has a New “Golf Pass” 

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It’s one of the Caribbean’s under-the-radar golf destinations: the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao.  Indeed, Curacao is actually home to three 18-hole golf courses, including one designed by the legendary Pete Dye.  And while golf has long been an afterthought, […]


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