Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Amuse Bistro Debuts with a Unique Menu of Delectable Appetizers

Aruba has an exciting and unique addition to its roster of outstanding restaurants. Owner Chef Patrick van der Donk, together with his lovely wifeYvette, opened Amuse, a little French bistro at Playa Linda Beach Resort, serving contemporary favorites in appetizer portions.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Delta Eliminates SkyMiles Expiration

Aruba Bound

SkyMiles members gain new industry-leading benefit

ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced it has eliminated the SkyMiles mileage expiration, creating a new industry-leading benefit for all members. This program change is effective for all accounts as of Jan. 1, 2011, and makes Delta the only major U.S. carrier without mileage expiration.

Previously, miles expired 24 months after a member's last qualifying mileage activity, which required a member to earn or redeem miles within that period.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Boutique Resort Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa on Aruba Introduces New Logo & Slogan

Eagle Beach (Vocus/PRWEB) Thu Feb 10, 5:00 pm ET

Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa on Eagle Beach is expanding its clientele offerings of luxury and comfort. The resort introduces a new logo and slogan that suits their new image!

Friday, February 11, 2011

Construction of Aruba Linear Park to Begin

"January 18th, 2011

The Aruba Linear Park is scheduled to commence construction this week with Ministers Oduber and Sevinger kicking off this milestone. It is poised to become the largest one of its kind in the Caribbean with a total length of ten miles, extending from the Reina Beatrix Airport to Arashi Beach beyond the Marriott Resort. Because of the millions of Aruban florins that this will cost, the government has decided to build it in phases. The first phase will extend from the Las Americas Rotonde (traffic circle) near the Cas di Cultura up to Wilhelmina Park near Renaissance Marketplace, with a price tag of 4.8 million Aruban florins.

"The major portion of the funds for this project will be available from the Tourism Product Enhancement Fund (TPEF), generated partially from hotel room tax receipts.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

With De Palm Tours Volunteers keep Alto Vista Chapel clean

De Palm Tours- Aruba Today
ALTO VISTA – Recently a total of 24 employees from De Palm Tours volunteered to clean up the area around The Chapel of Alto Vista and Boca Pos de Noord, one of the many bays located along the island’s rugged north coast. The employees were divided into two groups, with several volunteers heading to the historic Alto Vista Chapel with lawnmowers and weed whackers to mow the grass that had grown tall thanks to the heavy rainfall that the island experienced in November and December. Waist-high weeds were also trimmed to form a carpet of green surrounding the chapel.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Aruba's newest beer is being launched, don't you dare miss it

Time to Chill this Sunday

"Aruba's newest beer is being launched, don't you dare miss it”

PALM BEACH - On Sunday, February 13th, in front of the Radisson and on the square across from Sr Frogs and Chino Latino, Balashi National Brewery is launching their latest beer, After haven been on the beer market for well over 10 years with Balashi,

How Many Divi Aruba's Are There?

I know it is extremely confusing...the only actual hotel resorts in the list below are the Divi All Inclusive and Tamarijn All Inclusive.

They are full hotels and not timeshares.

First I will list the Divi Resorts

Monday, February 7, 2011

Amsterdam Manor recognized by Earth Check

Amsterdam Manor Aruba- Aruba Today
EAGLE BEACH - Aruba’s eco-friendly resort with proven excellence in Hospitality & Customer Service.. With its pristine location and intimate ambiance, situated just steps away from one of the most beautiful beaches in the world Eagle Beach, The Amsterdam Manor captures the essence of relaxation at its best. The Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort is no doubt Aruba's best intimate resort. Unlike your average hotel, The Amsterdam Manor provides a level of personal attention and an understated elegance that are too often lacking in larger hotel chains. With consistently delivering delighting experiences to its guests by providing top personalized services.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Balashi Chill: A Unique Happy Hour

ORANJESTAD - Every Friday you can enjoy Happy Hour at CILO from 5 till 7pm! But this week’s edition brings you a unique offer you don’t want to miss out on: two Balashi Chill beers for the price of one. What a way to ease out your week. Forget all the meetings and the business stress and relax at CILO. We will serve you your Balashi Chill ice-cold to celebrate the upcoming weekend!

`Thank God it’s Friday’ gets a whole new meaning when listening to superb Angelo Koolman’s songs. Local vocalist/guitarist Angelo Koolman sings the stars from the sky on Friday’s during Happy Hour. You will know exactly why his name is Angelo after you hear him sing his ballads and hits! No wonder that this singer has gotten rave reviews after his performances on the top stages on the island.

Come to CILO and create the sweetest memories of special moments; come early and stay late with Angelo.

Story courtesy of Aruba Today

Ian Wright and an Aruban Weather Man

Today I want to send warm, greeting and thoughts to those in the snowy and frigid U.S.

After a rainy season in Aruba where rains fell way above average, things are back to normal...

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

AirTran Airways Expands Caribbean Flight Options

AirTran Airways Expands Caribbean Flight Options and Unveils Seasonal Service Schedule

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced the continued expansion of its burgeoning Caribbean flight schedule while unveiling its seasonal travel schedule.

The Caribbean expansion includes daily service to Aruba and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, from the low-cost carrier's hub in Atlanta as well as new, non-stop flights from Milwaukee to Cancun, Mexico.