Author Archives: CBM

Digital Nomad: The world is your office

The term “digital nomad” is probably one of the fastest growing lifestyles of the last decade. Living the digital nomad lifestyle means relying on the internet to financially sustain a modern nomadic life. This trend allows you to become location independent and able to constantly move between cities in different countries while working remotely. For […]

Craig Martin Appointed New General Manager of Marriott Beach Resort

The Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort entered its final phase of renovations, and with that comes the announcement of the appointment of their new General Manager. Seasoned hospitality executive, Craig Martin will assume the new position of General Manager under the new franchise agreement to lead the hotel to its grand re-opening scheduled for December 2019. […]

Checks Remain Valid at Local Banks

Curaçao’s commercial banks have abandoned their recent efforts to eliminate payment checks from the local banking industry. In a recent push towards embracing fullyautomated ban­king and guiding Curaçao forward into a world of e-com­merce, many of the local banks attempted to phase-out the use of all checks. However, this move was met with great resistance. […]

The Old Quarry Golf Course located at Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort Voted #1 ‘Best Caribbean Golf Course’

The Old Quarry Golf Course has gradually built a reputation within top golf circles as one of the most renowned golf courses in the Caribbean. It was appointed the #1 Best Caribbean Golf Course by USA Today 2018 and 2019 Readers’ Choice. This beautifully designed 18-hole golf course by the famous Pete Dye reflects the […]

Wingo Airline Expands to Offer Flights from Bogotá to Curaçao

With the steady increase of visitors from Colombia, as of April 2019, Wingo Airline added new flights from Bogotá, Colombia to Curaçao. Wingo is a Colombia based low-cost airline, whose parent company is the Panamanian Copa Airlines. Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB), Curaçao Airport Partners (CAP), Curaçao Airport Holding (CAH) and Curaçao Hospitality and Tourism Association […]

Ocean Lens – A Unique View at the Coral Reefs

The Curaçao Sea Aquarium launched ‘Ocean Lens Curaçao’ an innovative underwater observatory located at the SubStation Curaçao. Visitors to the SubStation can walk down stairs for approximately 17 feet or 5.2 meters to arrive at the depth of the island’s reef drop-off where they can enter a chamber with a large observation window referred to […]

United Airlines Announces New Seasonal Service Between New York/Newark and Curaçao

United Airlines recently announced an expanded inter­national schedule which included brand-new service to Curaçao from New York/Newark. United’s International Network Vice President Patrick Quayle said, “United’s global network is a tremendous source of pride for our employees and loyal customers – we’re always looking for ways to grow and expand our network to connect our […]

Monumental Foundation Oversees More Than 120 Monuments

It has been 65 years since the Curaçao Monument Foundation (Stichting Monumentenzorg Curaçao) was founded as part of a local initiative to save the fate of several monumental buildings on the island. Many of these historical buildings, some centuries old, had fallen into a state of decay and rapid ero­sion due to the salt water […]