PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- Howard Johnson International opened the first
phase of its fourth Caribbean property -- the 55-room Curacao
Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel & Casino in Willemstad.
The $6.5 million property is owned by Americana Brionplein Inc.
and operated by Brion Hotel Management Inc.
Located in the historic Otrobanda district, the hotel is
surrounded by more than 50 shops, restaurants and entertainment
venues. All guest units overlook the Caribbean, the pool or St. Ana
The hotel's Beach Club offers snorkeling, water-skiing and
mountain-biking. The hotel also features a Mexican-style
restaurant, patio cafe, ice cream parlor and gift shop.
By February, 30 more rooms will be added along with a second
restaurant, 15 shops, a health center, spa and diving shop.
For information, call (800) I-GO-HOJO or check the Web site at