Visitors can book through March 15 using the promotion, for travel until the end of 2011.

The Southern Caribbean island of Curaçao has launched its third annual Curaçao NOW! promotion.

Visitors can book through March 15 using the promotion, for travel until the end of 2011. By booking travelers will receive a $200 instant credit per person with participating booking partners; a $200 food and beverage credit per room with participating hotels; one night free on a four-night minimum stay with participating hotels; and one dive free on a four-dive minimum with participating dive operators.

“Curaçao NOW! is back by popular demand for the third year running, allowing consumers to travel at a price they can afford and take advantage of all that our beautiful island has to offer,” says André Rojer, Curaçao Tourist Board’s marketing manager.

“Our breathtaking beaches, stunning blue luke-warm waters, exceptional diving and colorful, historic UNESCO World heritage city make for the perfect escape from the winter weather charging the U.S. and Canada,” adds Rojer. “With Curaçao NOW! packages starting from only $1, North American travelers have no reason to stay at home.”

This photograph shows Casa Abao Beach on the Southern Caribbean island of Curaçao

Four-night packages start from only $1 per person at Lodge Kurá Hulanda and Beach Club, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World; $25 at Floris Suite Hotel Curaçao; $28 at Hilton Curaçao, and more. Terms & conditions apply, per person, based on double occupancy and include the Curaçao NOW! benefits.

Participating hotels in the Curaçao NOW! promotion include the Academy Hotel Curaçao; Avila Hotel; Boca Gentil Villas & Apartments; Breezes Resort, Spa & Casino Curaçao; Curaçao Marriott Beach Resort & Emerald Casino; Floris Suite Hotel; Hilton Curaçao; Hyatt Regency Curaçao Golf Resort, Spa & Marina; Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel & Casino; Hotel Kurá Hulanda Spa & Casino; Kontiki Dive & Beach Resort; Lodge Kurá Hulanda and Beach Club; Renaissance Curaçao Resort & Casino; Pearl of the Caribbean and Trupial Inn Hotel & Casino.

Dive operators participating in the promotion and offering a free dive include Atlantis Diving & Apartments, DiveVersity, Ocean Encounters, Ocean Encounters West and The Dive Bus Curaçao.

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