Category Archive: TCB Local

Jul 05

Tourism Corporation Bonaire lays the basis for the Tourism Master Plan

Tourism Corporation Bonaire (TCB) is discussing the development of the Tourism Master Plan. After coordination with the Public Entity of Bonaire, the coming months the content of the master plan will be determined. In addition to local stakeholders, experts outside of Bonaire will also deliver their input from different disciplines. “Together with the local stakeholders …

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Jul 05

Beautiful artpiece for our tourists

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Students from Fundashon Forma from the study of Qualifying Labormarket Assistant (Arbeidsmarkt Kwalificerend Assistent) MBO level 1 had the opportunity from Tourism Corporation Bonaire to create an artpiece in Kralendijk. This will be a beautiful attraction for both tourists and locals. The artpiece will be a nice place to take pictures which has the main …

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Jul 05

Airlift committee visits to US legacy carriers deemed a success

A delegation from Bonaire comprised of Airlift Committee Chairman, Michael Nicolaas, CEO Bonaire International Airport, Maurice Adriaens, CEO Tourism Corporation Bonaire, Irene Dingjan, CEO BONHATA and Candice Adams Kimmel, the TCB Representative in North America, traveled to the US headquarters of the three legacy US airlines, Delta, United and American early in May. Meetings were …

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Mar 18

The Tourism Corporation Bonaire welcomes new Director of Tourism

The Tourism Corporation Bonaire (TCB) is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Director of Tourism, Mr. Maurice Adriaens. It is a privilege for me to have been appointed the new Director of Tourism for Tourism Corporation Bonaire and I am looking forward to working with all of the TCB’s offices, Trade partners and Bonaire’s …

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Mar 17

Social media platforms for each region

Each overseas office has their own social media platform since January 2016. This will help each region in promoting more directly to their visitors. We have the North American Facebook, Twitter and Instagram which post daily in English. You can find them @BonaireTourism. The South American Facebook and Instagram which post daily in Spanish and Portuguese. They …

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Mar 17

Save the date for this year’s Taste of Bonaire events

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Taste of Bonaire is organized by the Tourism Corporation Bonaire. Everyone gets the opportunity to taste and experience what the Bonairean culture is truly all about. Come and experience our Food, Music & Art; these are among the cultural influences that have built the foundation for the ever popular “Taste of Bonaire”. Taste of Bonaire …

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Mar 17

Tourism Corporation Bonaire organizes the Bonaire Cuisine Months

Tourism Corporation Bonaire (TCB) will be organizing once again the Bonaire Cuisine Months program, which is slated to run in the months of May and June 2016. The program was designed to showcase the varied selections of culinary treasures that Bonaire proudly offers its visitors, but as well the locals. Participating restaurants will offer customized …

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Nov 23

New Destination Video

TCB is proud to announce the new destination video that has been created to promote the island of Bonaire. Whether you are a scuba diver, adventurer, nature lover or just want to spend the day at the beach, Bonaire has something to offer everyone. The video shows the nature, history, culture and adventure you can …

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Nov 20

Updates from Bonaire International Airport (BIA)

Bonaire International Airport (BIA) gives the following updates about air traffic for Bonaire: TUIFly started with a third Amsterdam rotation: flights will now be on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. Furthermore, Insel Air is looking into scheduling daily flights Bonaire-Aruba to connect to the US connecting flights in Aruba; Insel Air is looking into the possibility …

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Nov 20

BONAIRE’S CRUISE TOURISM CONTINUES TO SAIL SUCCESSFULLY

Tourism Corporation Bonaire’s (TCB) Cruise Tourism Manager, Gabriele Tixi, has reported a successful outcome from Bonaire’s participation in the 22nd Annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association’s (FCCA) Conference & Trade Show, held from October 5–9, 2015 in Cozumel, Mexico. The Bonaire delegation was comprised by TCB Cruise Manager Gabriele Tixi. Tixi reports that the event was well …

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Nov 18

CBS reports more tourists on Bonaire in first half of 2015

As reported by Central Bureau of Statistics, Bonaire received 5 percent more air passengers as tourist in the first half of 2015 than in the same period in 2014. In the first half 68.8 thousand tourists landed on Bonaire, an increase of over 5 percent compared to the first six months in 2014. Especially April …

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Nov 18

TOURISM CORPORATION BONAIRE (TCB) HOLDS INTERNAL MEETINGS

The overseas representatives and TCB Head Quarters shared their strategies and will be focusing more on targeted digital marketing with the objective of driving traffic to www.tourismbonaire.com, and increasing participation from Bonaire’s tourism stakeholders on future projects. The TCB offices will focus on product development that complements the destination’s profile. Programs that can be managed …

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Jul 09

Website Performance

TCB’s refreshed website continues to show positive performance. It is monitored daily to keep the information current for our visitors and to continue to make it as user friendly as possible; all of the updates are also performed on the mobile version. The amount of monthly users remains steady with an average total session of …

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Jul 08

Diver Survey

In the coming months, the Tourism Corporation Bonaire will be executing a Diver Survey in cooperation with the Island’s dive operators. The survey will run for a two-month period. The results will assist us with our dive marketing efforts and give us a clear picture of today’s diver. For more information please contact TCB at …

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Jul 08

Save the Date! – September Marketing Meetings

On behalf of Tourism Corporation Bonaire, we would like to cordially invite you to save the date for the Marketing Meetings taking place on September 2nd and 3rd, 2015. (Program information will be forthcoming.) The Marketing Meetings will provide the highlights of 2015 and the Marketing Plans for 2016. TCB’s overseas offices from Europe, Latin …

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Jul 01

Bonaire Cruise Tourism Update

Bonaire continues to grow its cruise tourism sector at an impressive rate, stemming from years of outreach with key industry executives leading to a projected increase in cruise arrivals to about 250,000 for 2015 calendar year and to approximately 400,000 in 2016. “As a result of our long standing commitment, along with our focus on …

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Apr 13

Introduction

TCB’s oversees offices represented Bonaire at various tradeshows at which Bonaire received positive feedback across the board and even won several awards. Next month, we will be launching Bonaire’s first “Cuisine Month” Program. The entire month of May will be dedicated to showcasing Bonaire’s gastronomic side and kicking it off will be this year’s first …

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Apr 13

Save the Date April 17th, 2015 Happy Hour at Eddy’s regarding the Aviramp project

On Friday April 17th  5:30 – 7:30 PM WFTB,  the work group for physical accessibility Bonaire made up of representatives from OLB, FUNDASHON MARIADAL  MIVABO  and FKBO, supported by TCB, BONHATA and BIA, will host a HAPPY HOUR to celebrate the unity and  their joining together for the common good of all the people who live and …

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Apr 07

Cruise Tourism Update

Bonaire’s cruise season is slowly coming to an end. In the six month period, over 180,000 passengers were welcomed to our beautiful shores. The majority of the passengers who visited fell in love with our dushi Bonaire and promised to return for a longer stay. While we are approaching the low season with its absence …

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Apr 07

Taste of Bonaire 2015 schedule

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Taste of Bonaire 2015 Food, Music & Art; these are among the cultural influences that have built the foundation for the ever popular “Taste of Bonaire.”  The event is organized by the Tourism Corporation Bonaire and gives everyone the chance to taste and experience what Bonairean culture is truly all about. This year, “Taste of …

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Apr 07

Tourism Corporation Bonaire Discontinues the Bonaire Non-Resident Cards Initiative

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Tourism Corporation Bonaire (TCB) would like to inform that it will discontinue distributing the Bonaire Non-Resident Cards onboard Arke, United and Insel Air. The distribution of the cards started in early 2014. Various approaches were executed to have these cards become obligatory upon entry in Bonaire, but could not be secured due to external factors, …

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Apr 07

Update on TCB’s New Website

In August 2014, TCB unveiled its freshly revised website www.tourismbonaire.com; a comprehensive and attractive platform containing a wide variety of information relevant for anyone interested in the island of Bonaire. Since its launch, the website has been very successful, and monthly page views have almost doubled. New visitors represent 75% of the audience while 25% …

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Apr 07

TripAdvisor island-wide campaign

In continuing efforts to maximize Bonaire’s online presence, TCB HQ initiated an island-wide campaign with tourism stakeholders and TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website with over 200 million reviews and 70+ million members. Aimed at improving the number f reviews for Bonaire’s business community and generating traffic to the Bonaire TripAdvisor Home Page, the project …

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Dec 19

Room inventory update

Dear Tourism Partner, Due to the changes in 10/10/2010 the Immigration removed the E/D cards from operation. Since January of this year we started a pilot project introducing the Bonaire Non Resident Cards which was not obligatory to be filled out. This was handed out on United Airlines, Ark Fly and Insel Air. We have …

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Dec 18

Holiday Greetings from TCB

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