WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- The Curacao Hospitality and Tourism
Association (CHATA), in cooperation with Curacao Tourism
Development offices in Venezuela, the U.S., Germany and Holland, is
inviting travel agents from Europe, North America and South America
to visit the island for the Curacao 2000 Travel Expo.
The cost of the three-night package is $125 per person.
The main topics for the June 1 to 3 event are Curacao's culture
and history; its diving and snorkeling opportunities, and its
beaches and other attractions.
The three-day program includes the following activities:June 1: Travel agents will visit Punda and Otrabanda for
walking tours, trips to museums and shopping. Bus shuttles will run
between hotels and downtown during the day.
Mambo Beach will host a Welcome Party together with the Punda
hotels (Avila Beach, Plaza Hotel, Princess Beach, Trupial Inn and
Lions Dive).June 2: The trade show at the World Trade Center for CHATA
members will feature presentations and the opportunity for
one-on-one meetings with travel agents.
The trade show is followed by a lunch hosted by the Curacao
Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino and a product
orientation tour.June 3: This day offers time for optional sightseeing, free
diving and snorkeling, island tours and sunbathing.
A farewell party will be sponsored by the Otrabanda hotels
(Holiday Beach, Curacao Marriott, Habitat, Hotel Porto Paseo,
Otrobanda Hotel and Sheraton Curacao) and CHATA restaurants.
Requests for registration forms can be made on line or by
contacting the Curacao Tourist Board.
Phone: (212) 683-7660
Fax: (212) 683-9337
E-mail: [email protected]