Thanks to Hilton, a Curacao inclusive pops onto U.S. travelers’ radar: Travel Weekly

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — It didn’t take long for me to realize that, as an American, I was in the minority at the Mangrove Beach Corendon Curacao All-Inclusive Resort.

As I wandered the oceanfront property shortly after check-in, I could overhear far more Dutch being spoken than English. At the buffet’s self-serve draft beer station, Heineken reigned supreme. And while the Corendon Hotels & Resorts brand may be unfamiliar to those of us in the U.S., a quick Google search revealed that it’s part of Dutch conglomerate Corendon International Travel, which also has growing airline and tour operator offshoots….

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 About the editor

Christina Jelski is senior editor for hotels, covering the global hospitality industry, including alternative lodging and Airbnb, for Travel Weekly.
Prior to joining Travel Weekly, Jelski was a senior editor with M. Shanken Communications, where she reported and wrote for Impact and Shanken News Daily, two trade publications covering the wine, spirits and beer industries. Her writing has also appeared in M. Shanken sister publications Market Watch and Wine Spectator.

Jelski holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Indiana University. She lives in New York City.


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