Aug 22


AFAR Magazine (Circulation: 900,000)

Bonaire took the spotlight in Wanderlust section on AFAR’s website. Entitled the “The Beauty of Bonaire,” AFAR Ambassador Ashley Castle, describes Bonaire as a special place that is dedicated to practicing eco preservation, making the diving some of the best in the world. Her story is made up of 12 short stories on Bonaire that highlight Bonaire’s accommodations, cuisine, diving and topside activities. To read this article click here.

This placement is a direct result of Ashley’s participation in our July 2013 group press trip.

About.com Adventure Travel (Reader Audience: 40.3 million)

Bonaire was listed as the number one island for Shore Diving by About.com Adventure Travel. Entitled “Top Picks for Diving Off the Shore,” Editor Lois Friedland highlights Bonaire for having over 80 marked dive sites indicating which ones are accessible by shore diving. To read this story click here.
Islands Magazine (Circulation: 721, 367)

Bonaire was featured in the print and online edition of Islands’ August issue. Entitled “Caribbean Food: Would You Try Bonaire’s Iguana Soup?” Editor Eddy Patricelli describes his experience trying one of Bonaire’s signature dishes for the first time. The article is accompanied by a photo of iguana soup. Click here to read the article.

Caribbean Journal (Readers Audience: 85,000)

Bonaire was featured in Caribbean Journal three separate stories this month:

  1. Kralendijk made the Caribbean Journal list of “The 10 Best Caribbean Cities for Food.” The article describes the island’s cuisine as “a wonderful blend of classic Dutch food, European refinement and local Caribbean flavor.” To read this in its entirety visit: http://ow.ly/nQXRN.
  2. Bonaire was also featured in their “Caribbean’s Top 10 Snorkeling Destinations for 2013” story. Topping the list, Bonaire is referred to as the Caribbean’s unofficial snorkeling and diving capital of the world. The Bonaire National Marine Park is highlighted and a photo of tourists snorkeling in the Park accompanies the story. To read the article in its entirety, click on this link: http://ow.ly/nQZAM.

The island was also featured in an article entitled “Five Fun Things to Do In or On the Water in Bonaire,” on August 7. Described as a “Caribbean Oasis – small, calm and charming,” Bonaire is once again referred to as the “unquestioned diving capital of the Caribbean.” The five activities highlighted are diving, kitesurfing, snorkeling, windsurfing and kayaking through the mangroves. Photos of all the activities accompany the article. To view the article click here.