Saturday, April 30, 2011

Landmark Agreement With Insel & Tiara Air

Minister Oduber Signs Landmark Agreement with Insel and Tiara Air
Date April 21st, 2011

Minister of Tourism, Transport & Labor Otmar Oduber recently announced that Aruba’s own Tiara Air and Insel Air, based out of Curacao, have agreed to work cooperatively in providing flights out of Aruba to several new destinations, and inversely, allowing these new markets direct access into the island.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Aruba Gastronomic Association Dine Around Program

Blogging to Aruba
Dine Around Program

Is the Dine Around Program worth it? Consider the following:

From their site:
  • "The list of member restaurants on this website is always changing so be sure to check for updates.
  • Each dinner at AGA restaurants includes appetizer, entrĂ©e, dessert, coffee or tea, and service charge (where applicable).
  • Beverages and surcharges for starred items are not included."

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

U.S. DOT Expands Airline Passenger Protections

Blogging to Aruba
Lengthy article so following excerpts are the most pertinent

"Lost Bags and Bag Fees.
Airlines will now be required to refund any fee for carrying a bag if the bag is lost. Airlines will also be required to apply the same baggage allowances and fees for all segments of a trip, including segments with interline and code share partners. Airlines are already required to compensate passengers for reasonable expenses for loss, damage or delay in the carriage of passenger baggage.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Kitesurfing & Windsurfing Aruba



Aruba Active Vacations


Kite surfing, wind surfing, land sailing, mountain biking...
Looks like you can spend the day with Aruba Active Vacations...
chaise, shade and refreshment...

The Video show highlights, including lessons. Looks "interesting"

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Anti-theft laptop backpack by PacSafe: Demonstration

MeshSafe 200

This is a new purchase for us. We will use it for both the plane and the beach.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Tamarijn Family Package Kids Free up to Age 11

"December 17, 2011 through December 21, 2012

Kids Stay, Play and Eat FREE ALL INCLUSIVE year round up to age 11

(Up to two kids in room with two paying adults)

Kids ages 12 to 17 at time of travel - $75.00 per child per night

18 years and older adult rate

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Why Relaxing Is Hard Work - WSJ.com

Link: Why Relaxing Is Hard Work - WSJ.com

You're on Vacation, but the Brain Is Wired to the Office; Some Tactics to Detach