Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Movie Stars Enjoy An Exclusive Evening from Divi Resorts

Aruba Bound
Aruba Bound
Divi Resorts Hosts Virginia Madsen, Xavier Samuel, Other Film Industry Dignitaries & Media at an Exclusive After-Party for the 3rd Annual Aruba International Film Festival

Pictured at left: Managing Director of Divi Resorts Aruba and Bonaire Alex Nieuwmeyer with actor Xavier Samuel of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse fame at the Divi Resorts exclusive Aruba International Film Festival after-party; Managing Director of Divi Resorts Aruba and Bonaire Alex Nieuwmeyer with Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated actor Virginia Madsen, also at the Divi Resorts exclusive Aruba International Film Festival after-party.

Oranjestad, Aruba – (July 23, 2012) – On Thursday night, June 28, 2012, the Divi Resorts group hosted a select assembly of film industry guests and international media for an exclusive cocktail social under the stars on an elegantly appointed outdoor terrace area at the Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort.

The social, which was attended by Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated actor Virginia Madsen and actor Xavier Samuel of “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” fame, was the official closing party for the 3rd Annual Aruba International Film Festival immediately following the event’s final new film screening.

“It has been an honor to host Virginia Madsen, Xavier Samuel and a host of other VIP guests at Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort and to support Aruba’s blossoming Film Festival,” said Alex Nieuwmeyer, Managing Director of Divi Resorts Aruba and Bonaire. “This was an excellent way for us to showcase our exquisite golf property and other Divi Resorts on Aruba to influential film industry VIPs as well as local and international members of the press.”

The event included an open bar with a full selection of wine, beer and cocktails as well as hors d’oeuvres including tuna tataki, lobster shooters and braised lamb chops plus award-winning dessert samplers which were passed around by waitstaff circulating through the crowd. Attendees entered via a red carpet to the designated event area, with comfortable couches and chairs scattered around the open-air portion of the terrace and also under the large tent. Beanbag chairs by Fatboy provided an additional way for attendees to relax while listening to music by the dj or live drummer, viewing the original artwork displays by local Aruban artists or admiring the cars provided by event sponsor BMW that were strategically placed around the perimeter of the terrace. A surprise performance by dancers in traditional feathered headdresses and sparkling sequined costumes kept everyone enthralled while adding a dose of local culture to the event. As a testament to the evening’s success, guests enjoyed networking, mixing and mingling with each other into the early morning hours after the social officially concluded.

Aruba Bound

Divi Resorts boasts a total of five properties on Aruba, including the Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort, Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort, Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives and the Divi Dutch Village Resort. All properties have direct access to expansive white sandy beaches and a variety of packages including all inclusive options and a program for kids to stay, play and eat free year-round as well as dining options from casual to elegant. The Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort is comprised of studio, one- and two-room suites with large balconies or terraces overlooking the gardens, golf course or Caribbean Sea. It features The Links at Divi Aruba 9-hole golf course, Mulligan’s and Windows on Aruba restaurants and a water view lounge as well as a large free-form swimming pool with swim-up bar. The Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives are two sister properties that are set along a wide strip of sand on Druif Beach and which share all inclusive facilities, services and amenities including nine dining options, seven bars, three freshwater pools, a wide range of activities including non-motorized water sports, nightly entertainment and use of the Divi Winds Sports Center with its 30-foot outdoor rock climbing wall on the beach. The Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort is a high rise resort comprised of spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom suites all with large private balconies set on Aruba’s famed Palm Beach and which features the chic Pure Beach restaurant for elegant beachside dining. The Divi Dutch Village Resort is made up of studio, one- and two-bedroom suites located adjacent to beautiful Druif Beach and tucked behind the Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive. Shopping is made easy with the new Alhambra Mall adjacent to the casino, which boasts an array of retail fashion shops along with Divi’s second, trendy Ginger Asian-fusion restaurant and brand new hot spot Fusion, a chic piano, wine, tapas and cigar bar, both of which just opened in March 2012.

For reservations and more information about Divi Resorts properties in Aruba, contact your travel professional or call toll-free 1-800-367-3484, e-mail reserve@diviresorts.com or visit www.diviresorts.com. For information on the all-inclusive properties, call 1-800-554-2008, email info@diviaruba.com or visit www.diviaruba.com.

* - Windows on Aruba, Mulligan’s, WiFi, the Indulgence by the Sea spa and air-conditioned Internet Lounge are all optional services and amenities available to guests of the Divi & Tamarijn Aruba at an additional cost.

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