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July 30, 2015 | 10:54 pm | 0 Comment

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A new way to rock in Curaçao By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor It’s just over a month until Curaçao’s North Sea Jazz Festival, so if you haven’t booked a room yet, better hop to it! An option that just crossed our desk: Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort’s Rock & Relax package, which includes complimentary breakfast for two plus more...

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InselAir Adds New Service to Venezuela

April 20, 2015 | 9:22 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Puerto Ordaz By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Caribbean carrier InselAir is expanding its service to Venezuela. On Tuesday, the airline launches flights to Puerto Ordaz, its sixth destination in Venezuela. Puerto Ordaz is located at the confluence of the Caroni and Orinoco rivers in Venezuela; it is one of the country’s centres for heavy more...

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Air Canada Expanding Curacao Service

April 18, 2015 | 11:58 am | 0 Comment


Above: the city of Willemstad, Curacao (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada is expanding its service to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao in time for the summer season. The carrier announced that it would be expanding its seasonal service to year-round flights, with a nonstop Toronto-Curacao flight every Friday. It’s the latest addition more...

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How Many Tourists Visited Curacao in 2014

February 12, 2015 | 3:55 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Curacao (CJ Photo) The Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao received 450,953 tourists in 2014, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. That was a 2.5 percent increase over the previous year, buoyed by a summer season that saw a 5.8 percent improvement over the summer of 2013. The island’s growth was driven by a dramatic improvement in more...

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The Caribbean’s New Winery

January 26, 2015 | 7:02 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Curacao Winery By the Caribbean Journal staff Wine from the Caribbean? It will soon be reality as, for the first time ever, Curacao has its own winery. The Caribbean’s newest vineyard has more than 2,000 plants on two acres of land, part of a project that will eventually expand to 25 acres. The wine will be harvested from the island’s soil and be more...

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Curaçao’s Baoase Resort Expanding

January 25, 2015 | 2:53 pm | 0 Comment


Above: the Baoase resort in Curacao By the Caribbean Journal staff The Baoase Luxury Resort in Curaçao is expanding this year with a total of 10 new suites, the Curacao Tourism Board announced. The expansion project will be located in a “secluded part” of the resort, according to the property. The enclave will be hidden by a wall of natural stones, palm more...

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InselAir Begins New Aruba-Brazil Flights

January 21, 2015 | 5:13 pm | 0 Comment


Above: an InselAir plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Caribbean air carrier InselAir has officially launched service between Aruba and the Brazilian city of Manaus. The three-hour InselAir flight to the city arrived in Brazil carrying 80 passengers. “By launching this route we offer passengers from all our destinations via Aruba, and later this year more...

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Curacao to Host First-Ever International Swim Fashion Week

January 6, 2015 | 5:07 pm | 0 Comment


Above: Julia Pereira for Lybethras By the Caribbean Journal staff A swim fashion show. Is there any more appropriate place than the Caribbean? The island of Curacao will be playing host next month to the first-ever International Swim Fashion Week at the Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort. The week-long exhibition will see fashion industry insiders and more...

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Expedia: Curacao Sees Increase in Demand From Brazil, Germany

December 8, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment


Above: Curacao (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao is finding success from new markets, according to a new report from Expedia. While the US remains the largest source market for the country, followed by the Netherlands, demand grew by more than 90 percent from Brazil in the first three quarters of 2014. Demand from more...

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JetBlue’s Newest Caribbean Destination

December 4, 2014 | 11:00 am | 0 Comment


Above: Curacao (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has launched service to its newest Caribbean destination: the Dutch island of Curaçao. The carrier officially began flights this week from New York City to Curaçao, meaning the carrier now operates 121 daily flights from US to the Caribbean. JetBlue will be flying the route two days a week more...

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