WILLEMSTAD- December 16, 2022 – The financing agreement for the second phase of the Zakito Recreational Area was recently signed between Minister of Economic Development, Mr. Ruisandro Cijntje representing the Government of Curaçao and Deputy Director of the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB), Mr. Hugo Clarinda. Present at the signing was the Minister of Traffic, Transportation and Urban Planning, Mr. Charles Cooper, Secretary General of the Ministry of Health, Mr. Sharlon Melfor representing the Minister of Public Health, the Environment and Nature, Mrs. Dorothy Pietersz-Janga and CTB Counterpart Director Mr. Muryad de Bruin.
In past months, the public has seen improvements and several new facilities rise at the Koredor area as part of the Zakito Quick Win Plan. The second phase of the development of the Zakito Recreational Area, which is presently being detailed, will focus on several additional facilities, such as beach improvement, coastal protection, boulevard improvement, street lighting, sewage collection, landscaping, signage placement and installation of electricity and water infrastructure.
The CTB has been tasked with coordinating the project, while its financing is provided by the Ministry of Economic Development. Heren2 Caribbean is in charge of supervising the construction. Work is scheduled to start in the second quarter of 2023. The further development of the Zakito Recreational Area in the coming years aims to offer both locals and tourists who visit the area an even more enjoyable experience in accordance with the government approved vision for the area.