Reginald Tokaay

Reginald Tokaay has

a passion for culture.

Photo: WAYNE BOWMAN

There are some people that from the very moment you first encounter them, they leave a lasting impression on you. That’s Reginald Tokaay. He’s what we’d define as a real saltfish, or “dushi”, which in Papiamento means sweetheart, among other pleasant things.

My colleague Gary Cardinez dubbed him the Mayor of Curaçao because it seemed to us during a recent trip to the island that everyone in Curaçao knows Tokaay and they all just love him. The affable tour guide goes far beyond the call of duty to ensure those in his care remain happy, healthy and safe throughout their visit.

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