Kralendijk, Bonaire – (February 8, 2017) Bonaire is giving one lucky attendee at the Boston Globe Travel Show the chance to win a free vacation to Bonaire with their Bonaire Rocks sweepstakes. The Boston Globe Travel Show will be held at the Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA on February 10 – 12, 2017. The sweepstakes is available to all Boston Globe Travel Show attendees.
Bonaire Rocks Contest
To enter, contestants must take a photo at the Bonaire backdrop in booth #919 with Rolando, Bonaire’s flamingo mascot, and upload the photo to their Facebook, Twitter or Instagram accounts. All submissions must tag @BonaireTourism and include the hashtags #BonaireRocks and #BGTravel. All participants must have their account settings to public, and must direct message @BonaireTourism with their email address for entry.
“The Bonaire Rocks sweepstakes is a fun way to drive traffic to Bonaire’s booth during the show and get the conversations started,” commented Maurice Adriaens, Director of Tourism Corporation Bonaire. “The contest is also another means of building awareness about Bonaire and what it offers beyond diving; our topside activities, cuisine, culture and most importantly to the attendees, available airlift options for traveling to Bonaire from the Boston area.”
The contest launches on Friday afternoon, February 10, and will end Sunday, February 12. The winner will be announced via email on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The winner will receive one round trip coach class airline ticket on Delta Air Lines or United Airlines non-stop service to Bonaire, and a four days/three nights stay at Harbour Village Beach Club. The prize is valid for travel April 22 – October 31, 2017.
Located eighty-six miles east of Aruba, the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire offers year-round sunshine, low annual rainfall, pristine coral formations and the most abundant fish population in the Caribbean. World renowned for scuba diving and snorkeling, it is also ideal for adventurers and explorers as it offers a myriad of eco-adventure activities from sea and mangrove kayaking to windsurfing or kite boarding and more. Accommodations range from full-service oceanfront resorts and condominiums to intimate guesthouses, small inns and private villas.
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.
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.
Getting to Bonaire…
Delta operates a non-stop flight to Bonaire from Atlanta, GA on Saturdays. United Airlines operates weekly non-stop flights to Bonaire from Houston, TX and from Newark, NJ. As the schedule can vary from either a Saturday or Sunday departure from the USA, please visit United.com the most current flight information.