BONAIRE FEATURED ON HGTV’S CARIBBEAN LIFE
**Island Showcased to Over 95 Million US Households**
Kralendijk, Bonaire – Tourism Corporation Bonaire (TCB) announces that Bonaire was featured on a recent episode of HGTV’s Caribbean Life. The episode is a direct result of Caribbean Life’s TV crew visiting the island in July 2016.
“We are extremely proud that Bonaire was showcased on HGTV’s popular show Caribbean Life,” Maurice Adriaens, Director of Tourism Bonaire. “This is the second time Bonaire has been featured on Caribbean Life which means that our destination’s unique assets and specific target markets are consistent with the demographics of the show’s audience. Once again, we’ve put Bonaire on the world map and into the homes of millions of viewers across the U.S. We would also like to thank the private sector who contributed to this project to make it a huge success.”
The 30 minute episode showcases a family from Austin, TX, looking to find their dream home in Bonaire. To view this episode in its entirety click here.
HGTV (Home and Garden TV) is a popular American basic cable and satellite TV channel. It broadcasts a variety of “how-to-shows” with a focus on home improvement, gardening, craft and remodeling. The channel reaches approximately 95,628,000 American households.
Caribbean Life returned to Bonaire this past January to film additional episodes on Bonaire. The episodes are still in the production process and are slated to air this summer. Once TCB receives the air dates, they will provide the schedule to Bonaire’s stakeholders so that everyone on island can tune in.
Bonaire is ranked #8 on the list of Trip Advisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards Top 10 Caribbean Islands, voted #1 in Islands magazine’s Editors’ Picks: Best Snorkeling in the Caribbean, and named one of the 10 Caribbean islands to visit in the spring by Caribbean Journal.
Bonaire placed in the Top 10 in three different categories for USA Today’s 10Best 2017 Reader’s Choice Awards: Klein Bonaire was ranked the 3rd Best Caribbean Dive Site; the Flamingo Sanctuary & Salt Flats were ranked the 5th Best Caribbean Attraction and At Sea Restaurant was ranked the 10th Best Caribbean Restaurant. Most recently, Travelocity named Bonaire one of the Top 6 Caribbean Islands to Visit Now, About.com Travel recognized Bonaire’s National Marine Park as one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World, one of the 10 Must Dive Destinations for 2017 by Forbes and Conde Nast Traveler named Bonaire the #3 most beautiful Caribbean island to Visit.
Bonaire continues to be recognized as one of the top destinations worldwide for its sustainable tourism. For the 24th consecutive year Bonaire was recognized as the number one Shore Diving Destination in the Caribbean/Atlantic in Scuba Diving Magazine’s Annual Readers’ Choice Awards. This year, it received 12 awards. It was also voted number one for Macro Diving and Beginner Diving.
HOW TO GET TO BONAIRE:
Weekly non-stop service from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) to Bonaire every Saturday.
United Airlines: Houston – Bonaire
Weekly non-stop service from George Bush International Airport (IAH) every Saturday. Return flight will depart Bonaire every Sunday.
United Airlines: Newark – Bonaire
Weekly non-stop service from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) every Saturday.