Etiquette in Curaçao

Curaçao is located in the Caribbean Sea and has a population of 154,843 people.

The nation is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

The official languages of Curaçao are Dutch, Papiamentu, English, and Spanish.

The majority of citizens follow Christianity.

The currency of Curaçao is the Netherlands Antillean guilder.

Dress conservatively and don’t wear your swim clothing into town. People don’t generally wear shorts, sandals, or jeans in business situations. Rather, shirts and ties are expected from men except in those cases when business casual is permissible. Women may wear blouses, dresses, jackets, and heels.

Most people, regardless of gender, shake hands when greeting. There may be a slight touch on the arms or elbow during a greeting, and women may kiss other women, close friends, and family on the cheek.

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