WILLEMSTAD, CURAÇAO – March 2, 2007 – When choosing a destination for your summer vacation, look no further than the Dutch Caribbean Island of Curaçao, here hoteliers are offering travel deals and packages made just for summer travel. The following hotels make it easy to find a package that fits your style and your budget:
Avila Hotel
To welcome the summer months and celebrate the opening of its luxurious new Octagon Wing, the Avila Hotel is offering a complimentary one night stay on a minimum five nights booking at published rack rates. This offer is valid from April 16 to September 15, 2007 and is limited to the new Octagon Wing rooms only. Offer is based on availability at the time of booking and cannot be combined with other offers or promotions. For more information or reservations, please call 1-800-747-8162 or visit www.avilahotel.com .

Habitat Curaçao Resort
The Habitat Curacao Resort is offering a special summer package for families of four, which includes roundtrip airfare on America Airlines from Miami, seven nights accommodations in a 2-bedroom/2-bath Lanai Villa, hotel taxes & service charges, daily breakfast buffet, weekly rum punch party, three 2-tank boat dives, six days of 24-hour unlimited shore diving, tanks, weights & belts, dive taxes and service charges, plus a vehicle rental for the week. Children up to age 15 stay & dive free. Non-certified kids can take introductory scuba courses or four open water dives if doing a referral completion course. This family package is just $4,155 and is valid from June
2 to August 25, 2007. Other packages and room types, add-on airfares from other U.S. cities and trip travel insurance is also available. For more information, call 1-800-327-6709, email curacao@maduro.com or visit www.habitatcuracaoresort.com .

Hotel Kura Hulanda Spa & Casino

The Hotel Kura Hulanda Spa and Casino is offering a special summer package for golf enthusiasts. The “Tee Up Gold” golf package includes five nights accommodations in a Deluxe Room, a three day golf package at the 18-hole Blue Bay Curaçao Golf Course (including cart rental), unlimited use of fitness facilities including sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi, complimentary scheduled transportation to the Beach Club, complimentary scheduled transportation to the new Lodge Kura Hulanda and Beach Club, as well as
complimentary daily newspaper and nightly turn down service. The package starts at $1,780 per room, is based on double occupancy and is valid April 9 to December 20, 2007. All taxes and service charges are included. No refunds are permitted on any portion of the package. Additional nights start at $310. For more information, please call 877-264-3106, e-mail reservations@kurahulanda.com or visit www.kurahulanda.com .

Lions Dive & Beach Resort

Lions Dive & Beach Resort, located at the National Curaçao Underwater Park, has its own private beach with plenty of palm trees, lounge chairs and sun beds, beach huts and sunshades. Lions Dive & Beach Resort is now offering a summer package starting from April 16, 2007 through December 20, 2007, starting at $258 based on double occupancy and $402 for divers. All rates are USD and include tax and resort fees. Packages are per person based on Standard room category, which can be either pool view, gardenview or
oceanview. Packages include a daily breakfast buffet, free entrance to the Curaçao Sea Aquarium, use of the professional fitness center, beach towels and chaise lounges, and complimentary scheduled shuttle to downtown. Dive packages also include one 2-tank boat dive and unlimited shore diving daily with use of tank, unlimited air, weights, belt and private locker. Children under 12 stay free with parents. For a complete set of rates and/or surcharges, please visit the website www.lionsdive.com/rates.html.

Lodge Kura Hulanda & Beach Club

The Lodge Kura Hulanda and Beach Club is gearing up for summer by offering visitors the Undersea Paradise dive package. The package includes five nights accommodations in a suite of your choice, welcome drink upon arrival, daily breakfast buffet, four days of diving including a one day 2-tank boat dive and four days of unlimited air for shore diving (tanks and weights included). The Undersea Paradise dive package starts at $560 per person and is based on double occupancy. The PADI dive shop is located on property and dive boats depart from the Lodge’s own pier. Also included is unlimited use of fitness facilities, complimentary chaise lounges at swimming pool and beach, complimentary scheduled transportation to Hotel Kura Hulanda Spa and Casino, Museum Kura Hulanda and Casino Kura Hulanda, all conveniently located in downtown Willemstad, plus all taxes and service charges. No refunds are permitted on any portion of the package. Rates are valid April 9 to December 20, 2007. For more information, please call 877-264-3106, e-mail reservations@kurahulanda.com or visit www.kurahulanda.com .

Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino

Poised on a sunset crescent beach, the Curaçao Marriott is making this summer sizzle with its romantic Sense of Discovery package. Couples pick from discovery options including snorkeling excursions to famous dive sites such as the “Mushroom Forest,” sailing trips to swim together with dolphins or horseback riding through the unspoiled, natural terrain of Curaçao. Hand-in-hand walks through the historic Amsterdam-style Willemstad – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – offer priceless discoveries of history and culture, while beachside couples’ massages offer the ultimate in relaxation. Over dinner in a private palapa on sugar-white sands, couples re-write their love story and seal it in a bottle with the Marriott’s “message in a bottle” sunset tradition. The package starts at $289 per night with a minimum four night stay and is valid June 1 to September 30, 2007. The package is based on availability and blackout dates
do apply. Taxes and gratuity not included. Complimentary room upgrade based upon availability. To discover one another with “Sense of Discovery” at the Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino, please call 888-PARADISE or visit www.curacaomarriott.com and request rate code PK9.

The Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao boasts an eclectic mix of history and culture creating a Caribbean experience like no other. This 38-mile long melting pot of diversity offers the emblematic sea, sun and sand of the Caribbean combined with the sophistication and atmosphere of Europe. Visitors to Curaçao will enjoy a broad selection of activities, from hiking and biking, to museums and art galleries, to gourmet dining and local cuisine. Also known for its pristine diving conditions, Curaçao attracts the adventure traveler as well as those just looking to unwind and enjoy its perfect climate. American Airlines offer daily flights into Curaçao through Miami. Continental Airlines provides weekly service to Curaçao through Newark. Contact hotels or travel agents directly for more information. To learn more about Curaçao or to receive a free destination DVD, contact 1-800-3-CURACAO (1-800-328-7222) or visit www.curacao.com .

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