Thursday, June 7, 2018, the Network Meeting of Caribbean Business Hub took place in the classic room of the Curacao House in The Hague. The diverse audience consisting of entrepreneurs, directors and visionaries were welcomed by the four founders and board members of Caribbean Business Hub, Nico de Visser, chairman, Lionel Martijn, secretary, twin sisters Corinne and Germaine Hernandez-Croes, advisor and marketer, as well as Minister Plenipotentiary Curacao, Mr. Anthony Begina. Chairman Nico de Visser gave a short explanation about this Business Club that not only has members in the Netherlands but also in the Caribbean. With banner ads on www.Caribbeanbusinesshub.nl companies on Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Sint Maarten, Suriname and Caribbean can increase their brand awareness or brand in the Netherlands or Europe.
The first guest speaker was the owner of MP Real Estate Curacao, Jan-Peter Klijn. He has shown the big projects such as Pietermaai Smal, Grand View Piscadera Bay, Coral Estate Resort but most Booming is Banda Abou because of the untouched nature, calm sea, soothing environment. Nowadays, 80% of tourists prefer a holiday home with all the comforts above a stay in a hotel. It became a colorful but especially impressive beam screen. Jan-Peter Klijn is very proud of his island of Curacao.
Then followed the very popular Business Tycoon of Bonaire and the Caribbean, Alvin D. Obersi, CEO of Obersi Group. Together with his business partner Adnan Hassan, idealist, entrepreneur, investor and author, is he co-owner of the Mindful Enterprises project, make your Caribbean Dream "Bonaire" a destination of mindful spirit. The core of his vision was the slogan "High Margin, Low Volume", so growth through top tourism. In addition, it is necessary for Islanders to also benefit from the growing economy. He calls everyone who owns land or a kunuku to participate in this project and become a shareholder. When projects are started, the value of the land rises immediately and the owner benefits from his contribution. Everyone on the island should benefit from the benefits and not just the happy few! It is a social, humanitarian and commercial project. Together they want to make Bonaire the ultimate tropical paradise for both local people and tourists in the top segment. We call this the Caribbean Dream!