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Curaçao is known for its hospitality. There, tourists return to their countries with good memories due to the service offered by the island people. Linked to hospitality, the destination is one of the most beautiful islands and the one that best welcomes the LGBT public of all in the Caribbean. It welcomes all visitors with the philosophy “biba i laga biba” (from papiamento, local language), which means “live and let live”. To confirm this, the CURAÇAO PRIDE 2018 will be organized between the 26th and 30th September, which will bring together international tourists, including Brazilians.

Curaçao, in the Caribbean Sea, is one of the most visited destinations in the region.
Canal Boat between Punda and Otrobanda. Photo: Press Release

Curaçao Pride 2018 is an activity that always delights tourists arriving on the island. Curaçao invites everyone to be part of its diversity. We hope that more Brazilians can visit the island in 2018”, says André Rojer, Marketing Manager for South America at Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB). The general organization of the CURAÇAO PRIDE 2018 is from Gay Pro, an organization made up of volunteer representatives of the LGBT community and friends of the cause in destination. The activities will take place in various locations such as Floris Suite Hotel, Chin Chin Louge Bar, Moomba Beach, Papagayo Beach Club, among others.

Canal Boat between Punda and Otrobanda. Photo: Press Release
Canal Boat between Punda and Otrobanda. Photo: Press Release

Curacao Attractions

Who visit Curacao during the CURAÇAO PRIDE 2018 there will be much more than activities on the schedule to make the most of the island. The agenda includes visits to some tourist icons such as Shete Boka National Park and Landhuis Chobolobo (the famous Curaçao Blue distillery). Tours to spots for sighting flamingos and nautical for swimming with snorkels and turtles are also included. In fact, Curaçao has a coastline with more than 40 beaches with turquoise waters and a rich gastronomy in fish and seafood and with influences from different cultures. The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) and the Curaçao Hospitality & Tourism Association (CHATA) are members of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA).

Pride Walk - Queen Emma Bridge - Photo: Press Release
Pride Walk – Queen Emma Bridge – Photo: Press Release

OFFICIAL PROGRAMMING

September 26th (Wednesday)
19:00 to 00:00 – Happy Hour Pre-Pride (Location: Chin Chin Lounge Bar)

September 27th (Thursday)
9:30 – Blue Curaçao experience and guided tour of the distillery (Location: Landhuis Chobolobo)
18:00 to 19:00 – Pride Walk (Location: from Rif Fort to Wilhelmina Park)
19:00 to 22:00 – Official opening (Location: Wilhelmina Park)
22:00 – After Party (Location: Club Vanilla)

September 28th (Friday)
9:00 – Jeep tour around the west part of the island (visits to Shete Boka National Park, sighting of turtles and flamingos, snorkel trip)
18:00 – Rainbow Lounge (Location: Papagayo Beach Club

September 28th (Saturday)
12:00 to 18:00 – We Dragg You to the Beach Event (Location: Moomba Beach)
23:00 to 04:00 – White Party (Location: Club Spoonz)

September 30th (Sunday)
12:00 to 18:00 – Maritime tour with DJ animation

SERVICE:
6th CURAÇAO PRIDE 2018
Date: September 26-30, 2018
More information about the event: www.curacaopride.com
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Curaçao Pride White Party. Photo: Press Release
Curaçao Pride White Party. Photo: Press Release

About Curaçao
Curaçao, on the Caribbean Sea, is one of the most visited destinations in the region. Willemstad, the capital, brings together preserved buildings with typical Dutch architecture. There are 40 beaches with calm and crystalline waters. The cuisine, rich in fish and seafood, was influenced by Dutch, Spanish, African and Asian cultures. Music is another charm that provides a lively nightlife with many options for nightclubs, pubs, bars and shows, as well as major festivals. Curaçao offers many art galleries, museums, spas, hotels, hotel chain resorts, shopping malls and shopping centers with international stores and several casinos open to the public. There are several options to get to the island: Copa Airlines, Avianca and American Airlines, with departures from several Brazilian cities. Enjoy and follow Curaçao on social networks: Facebook/CuracaoBrasil and Instagram/CuracaoTB | Learn more at www.curacao.com




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