WILLEMSTAD- 17 June 2022 – Recently representatives of the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) together with several local partners visited Surinam and Trinidad. The purpose of these trips was to provide information and increase awareness in the tourism sectors of both countries regarding what Curaçao has to offer as a tourist destination.
During the trip to Surinam, two hotels from Curaçao joined CTB, as well as a representative of the medical and wellness tourism sector. The Curaçao team held a ‘Mini Curaçao InfoMart’ together with airline partners and travel agencies based in Surinam to give information about the tourism product that Curaçao offers. The team also gave several presentations to travel agents, media houses, influencers and tour operators. The aim was to better equip these partners to provide information and improve the service to their customers who want to visit Curaçao.
CTB also held several meetings with different airlines and other commercial partners in Surinam and gave interviews at a radio station and a local newspaper.
The visit to Trinidad consisted of a delegation of five hotels and resorts from Curaçao, a tour operator, a representative of the medical & wellness tourism sector, and CTB representatives. Here the Curaçao team organized a Marketplace for representatives of the best travel agents in Trinidad to come and receive more information on what Curaçao has to offer.
The team also gave a presentation to members of the press, influencers, and travel companies about all the new developments on our island. After the presentation there was a cocktail demonstration conducted by well-known local bartender, Brenton Balentien, followed by a presentation of singer Tony Shearman to close off the event.
Furthermore, during this Trinidad trip, CTB organized two events together with several airlines and travel agencies and invited the general public to attend these events to receive information about Curaçao in order to start planning their next vacation to our island. CTB wishes to thank the private-sector partners comprising Curaçao’s team at the events.