WILLEMSTAD- May 31, 2021 – The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB), together with representatives of Air Belgium, recently organized a week of training for tour operators and travel agents in Belgium and Northern France. As announced, this July 3, Air Belgium will start flying twice a week to Curaçao from Brussels Charleroi Airport via Martinique. In preparation for this flight, the CTB, together with Air Belgium, is providing training to tour operators and travel agents on Curaçao’s tourism product. All sessions were presented by representatives of the CTB and Air Belgium.
Some sessions were held in person while others were virtual. The morning session for the first day included a webinar for French-speaking tour operators and travel agents. The second session was a presentation combined with a workshop held in Belgium for Flemish-speaking tour operators working with travel agency Live to Travel. The presentation included information on the twelve local hotels that are part of Live to Travel portfolio. The program further included a presentation prepared for French-speaking tour operators working with travel agency YourTravel. This session was held at ClubMed, Belgium. The program also included a webinar for tour operator Live to Travel in Almere, organized in collaboration with Scuba Lodge.
In preparation for the new Air Belgium flight, the CTB, together with its private-sector partners, continues to invest in informing the Belgian market on Curaçao’s tourism product.