5105921748530cb1012eb050e2387e86Joseph Cares is present on the Cruise Shipping Miami 2011

14 March 2011

New tour operator at Seatrade 2011

Joseph Cares: off board Curacao for physically challenged cruise ship passenger WILLEMSTAD, March 12th – Onboard, your material and staff are totally equipped for physically challenged guests. Now it’s time to complete the service and offer your customers the opportunity to fully explore the wonders of nature and culture of the Caribbean. Seatrade 2011 introduces a unique new player: Joseph Cares.

Swimming with dolphins or a trip in a submarine that is accessible for people with mobility disorders? Joseph Cares makes it happen. Since January 2011, the full service company offers add-on cruise arrangements for tourists with specials needs who want to experience all that the lovely island of Curacao has to offer.

Wonders of nature

This week, the company will be present at the Cruise Shipping Miami, the world’s most important tradeshow and conference in the cruise industry, starting Monday March 14th in Miami Beach Convention Center. ‘Joseph Cares provides physically challenged tourists from all over the world with specialized products and services., so they can fully explore the wonders of nature and culture of the Caribbean’, says founder Joost Nauta, a Dutch entrepreneur who needs 24/7 care due to a muscular disease.

For the cruise industry, this unique kind of service is a completion of their service to their physically challenged guests. ‘A lot of tourists in wheelchairs take a cruise as a vacation’, says Nauta. ‘Since many cruise ships have a stop at the ABC islands, this is the perfect location to organize private tours and transfers throughout beautiful Curacao with adjusted transport.’ A team of professional caretakers is available to accompany every expedition. ‘Everything is taken care of, so our clients can enjoy an exciting adventurous daytrip without a worry on their minds’, Nauta says. ‘We even organize dive clinics with a local diving school especially for physically challenged people of every age.’

Joost Nauta
Founder Joost Nauta (39) is a successful Dutch entrepreneur. He is also physically challenged since birth. Besides being Managing Director of Joseph Cares, he is the founder of of Joost Zorgt, a Dutch certified home care organization and the Award-winning project Bordercross Academy, which organizes motivational workshops on Curacao for teenagers with a chronic illness or disability. Nauta also gives lectures, workshops and coaching to organizations and individuals on a regular basis.

Want to find out more about Joseph Cares? Meet the enthusiastic crew at Seatradein Miami Beach (March 14-17,) at the booth (hall A, 1095) or check the website: www.josephcares.com.

What is Joseph Cares about?

“Joseph Cares” is a company on Curaçao specialized in services for tourists with special needs. Our services contain tours and transportation. We define ourselves as a company with high quality custom made services. Do you long for a tropical break from every day life? Take a look around.

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