WILLEMSTAD – August 5, 2020 – The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) is reporting 8,195 stayover visitor arrivals since the borders reopened on July 1st. Eighty-three percent of the reported visitors are travelling from Europe and 11% from the Caribbean region.
With the borders being open to only a select number of countries in Western Europe, 93% of the European visitors came from the Netherlands. The rest came from Germany and Belgium. Fifty five percent of these European visitors stayed in alternative accommodations, while 45% stayed in resort hotels.
From the Caribbean region, we have welcomed 907 stayover visitors. Visitors from other Dutch Kingdom islands are also welcome to visit Curaçao. We have welcomed 477 (Bonaire), 328 (Aruba), and 93 (St. Maarten) stayover visitors.
“It was good to see over 8,000 visitors arrive in July, the first full month of reopened borders. The bookings for August so far are promising”, commented CTB CEO, Paul Pennicook.