WILLEMSTAD - Recently the traditional annual gala event of the travel industry took place, organized by Media, which is the publisher of Travelpro and . During this event, the travel industry comes together to look back at the previous year and also look towards the future to identify any new opportunities which may arise. After being placed on hold in 2020, the event was held again this year in front of 500 guests and included the award ceremony of the prestigious Vacation Awards. The Dutch Vacation Awards is considered the Oscars of the travel industry in the Netherlands, consisting of 26 award categories. This year, the Curaçao Tourist Board’s office in the Netherlands won the Vacation Awards 2023 in the Tourist Information Center () category.
In the Netherlands, Curaçao usually stands out as a popular vacation destination, but this time it was the CTB team in the Netherlands that received recognition for the work they have been doing. “We are happy with this recognition and the trust placed in us by the tourism industry. This is the first prize which is awarded in three years, which makes it even more special. This award is certainly a motivator for us to continue to work hard in order to show all that Curaçao has to offer to the Dutch traveler”, according to Mr. de Bruin, Counterpart Director of the Curaçao Tourist Board.
A listing of all the other prizes that were awarded during the ceremony can be accessed on travmagazine.nl.