Category Archives: Tourism

Cathedral of Thorns by Herman van Bergen – Turning the most difficult piece of Curaçao vegetation into gold –

The Cathedral of Thorns, situated in the garden of Landhuis Bloemhof, is a breathtaking piece of art that captures not only the local hearts, but also gains recognition in international media, already mentioned by the National Geographic as a must see. This stunning immense artwork, created by artist Herman van Bergen, reveals a deeper meaning […]

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. […]

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 […]


The announcement of the Coral Cliff Resort acquisition by the Vogels and Van Alstede families brings promise of new life injected into the Banda Bou area as well as exciting plans for development of the Santa Martha community. Located on the west coast of the island, the Coral Cliff Resort, subsequently renamed Sunset Waters, can […]


August saw the World Trade Center host its most successful Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival (CNSJ) to date with an all-star lineup on three stages that included bestselling artists from five decades and a multitude of music genres. This year’s edition of the biggest music festival in the Caribbean broke all previous attendance records with […]