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Curaçao boasts double-digit growth in US visitors

WILLEMSTAD – Curacao’s 2018 tourism numbers through May reflected an 11% growth in U.S. stayover arrivals, topping the 29,000 mark. The next biggest increases were 10% from Dutch visitors and 7% from Canadian visitors. The positive figures out of the U.S. are the effect of the second weekly flight out of Charlotte and larger equipment on […]

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Curaçao boasts double-digit growth in US visitors

WILLEMSTAD – Curacao’s 2018 tourism numbers through May reflected an 11% growth in U.S. stayover arrivals, topping the 29,000 mark. The next biggest increases were 10% from Dutch visitors and 7% from Canadian visitors. The positive figures out of the U.S. are the effect of the second weekly flight out of Charlotte and larger equipment on […]

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Old inventory of Sionsberg in Dokkum to Curaçao

DOKKUM, WILLEMSTAD – The inventory from the demolished part of the Sionsberg goes to Curaçao. The Help Curaçao Foundation helps the local St. Elisabeth Hospital (Sehos). The Dokkum medical center recently announced that it would demolish part of the old hospital in order to build care apartments. Material Part of the inventory of the demolished […]

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Old inventory of Sionsberg in Dokkum to Curaçao

DOKKUM, WILLEMSTAD – The inventory from the demolished part of the Sionsberg goes to Curaçao. The Help Curaçao Foundation helps the local St. Elisabeth Hospital (Sehos). The Dokkum medical center recently announced that it would demolish part of the old hospital in order to build care apartments. Material Part of the inventory of the demolished […]

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First US $55M of Trust Fund released for projects

PHILIPSBURG/WASHINGTON – The World Bank has assigned the first US $55 million grant from the St. Maarten Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience Trust Fund financed by the Dutch government to assist the island after Hurricane Irma. St. Maarten Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and World Bank Country Director Tahseen Sayed on Wednesday signed the first grant from […]

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Sunrise Airways connects Curaçao and the Dominican Republic

WILLEMSTAD – Another great accomplishment for the airline and the people of Curaçao. Sunrise Airways announced that today it will start operating flights between Curaçao and the Dominican Republic. This destination is very popular because of the Dominican community living in Curaçao. Many locals also like to visit the DR as a popular vacation destination. […]

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Haiti’s Prime Minister resigns

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Haiti’s Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned amid violent protests that had been sparked by a proposed plan to raise fuel prices. His decision was announced yesterday by President Jovenel Moïse who accepted the resignation. Lafontant’s move came ahead of a planned vote of no confidence in Parliament. “I take this opportunity to […]

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2.5 million euros for Saba harbour project

THE HAGUE – Saba gets 12.5 million euros for the Fort Bay Harbour expansion and renovation project. St. Eustatius gets 7 million euros to tackle the coastal erosion. The Dutch Council of Ministers on Friday approved the funds as part of the so-called Regional Envelope. In total, 30 million euros will be invested Bonaire, St. […]

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Discover Puerto Rico: Island DMO’s new name announced – Caribbean Business


Discover Puerto Rico: Island DMO's new name announced
Caribbean Business
The island DMO's objective is to promote the island abroad as a premier destination for business and leisure travelers. Among its “immediate” key priorities are increasing the “business meetings and conventions business, transitioning from two brands ...

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