Jul 05

TCB-North America Hosts U.S. Journalists during the 2nd Annual Bonaire Cuisine Month

As part of the Bonaire Cuisine Month program, TCB-North America and a variety of tourism stakeholders hosted a group of three top cuisine travel writers/social media influencers on a press visit to the island, May 13-18, 2016. Participants of the group included freelancers Kristen Kent with the Toronto Star, Grace Lentini with About.com Caribbean and social media influencer Gillie Houston.

The press trip was organized to raise the profile of Bonaire’s culinary product and to showcase its diversity to Bonaire’s visitors. Throughout the week, the group wined and dined at participating Bonaire Cuisine Month restaurants, and enjoyed a variety of excursions. #BonaireEats was the official hashtag for Bonaire Cuisine Month. The writers’ posted live to their social media channels during their trip. To view some of their posts visit #BonaireEats.

TCB-North America would like to thank those in the private sector who sponsored Bonaire Cuisine Month and also provided complimentary services to the press group:  At Sea Restaurant, Barrel Wine Bar Bonaire, The Beach Hut, Between 2 Buns, Bistro de Paris, Blennies at Buddy Dive Resort, The Cadushy Distillery, Coco Beach Bar,  Eden Beach Resort, Elements Jewelry, Flamingo Balashi Beach Bar, Ingridients at Buddy Dive ResortKarel’s Beach Bar, La Cantina, Posada Para Mira, Rancho Washikemba, RoadRunner Bonaire, Sorobon Beach Resort, Spice Beach Club at Eden Beach Resort, Woodwind Snorkel Sail.