Friday, December 6, 2019

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa and Casino New Multi-Level Adults-Only Pool

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Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa and Casino recently announced the addition of their new adults-only pool. The beachfront resort has added the new pool option for adult guests to enjoy the Caribbean sun, furthering the fun to swim beyond the resort’s family-friendly 8,000 square foot pool complex and the turquoise waters of Palm Beach, both which will remain open and operating as usual.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Elements Aruba Hailed as Top 10 Restaurant in the Caribbean by TripAdvisor


Best Fine Dining Restaurants — Caribbean #10 Elements Restaurant - Adults Only, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba

Reservations: ElementsAruba.com

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Boardwalk Boutique Hotel

Following their latest renovation, an additional 32 casitas have been added to the newly refreshed 14 casitas at Boardwalk Small Hotel. To go along with this transformation, the name of the hotel has been changed to Boardwalk Boutique Hotel.

Courtesy Boardwalk Boutique Hotel

Monday, December 2, 2019

Presentation of the Donkey Sanctuary Aruba Calendar 2020

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Coffee with cake made the presentation of the new Donkey Calendar 2020 at the sanctuary a festive affair. Well-known journalist Nico van der Zee presented the first calendar to Rona Coster, local publisher, journalist and columnist. She was chosen for this honor for her involvement in getting sponsors for the realization of the new roof for the visitor center. Her enthusiasm and drive were key for the realization of this major project.

Usually manager Desiree Eldering presents the first calendar, but she was unable to attend because of illness. Fortunately she found in Nico van der Zee a perfect representative.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Tips to Save Time and Money on Travel This Holiday Season

Gathering with your loved ones for the holidays is an exciting proposition, but it can be an expensive and time-consuming one too.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Divi Resorts’ Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale Starts Early with 50% Off Caribbean Vacations

Divi Resorts is offering rates as low as $118 per night (room only) and $138 per person, per night (all-inclusive)!

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.(PRWEB) NOVEMBER 26, 2019- It’s the most wonderful time of the year and Divi Resorts is celebrating the start of the holiday season with unbelievable savings to their top Caribbean resort destinations on Aruba, Barbados, Bonaire and St. Maarten. For a limited time, travelers can score up to 50% off all-inclusive and room only rates even before Black Friday and Cyber Monday begin!

For five days only, from Thursday, November 28 until Monday, December 2 at 11:59 p.m. (ET), Divi Resorts is offering rates as low as $118 per night (room only) and $138 per person, per night (all-inclusive) for popular travel dates from April 13-June 26, 2020 and August 20-December 19, 2020.

“Get your holiday shopping done extra early during our 5-day sale,” said Marco Galaverna, Divi Resorts President & COO. “Avoid fighting the crowds, gift indecision and the inevitable returns – our sale offers you, your family and your friends an opportunity to make memories that last a lifetime! So put a smile on your children’s faces with a surprise family vacation, earn big points with your better half on a romantic couple’s getaway, or get the gang together for a week in paradise with your best pals – you’ll get thumbs up all around without ever leaving the comfort of your home!”

Exclusive rates are as follows:

Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort on Aruba – up to 50% off - rates start at $149 per night, room only or $169 per person, per night all-inclusive
Divi Dutch Village Beach Resort on Aruba – up to 50% off - rates start at $149 per night, room only or $169 per person, per night all-inclusive
Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort on Aruba – up to 50% off - rates start at $196 per night room only
Divi Southwinds Beach Resort on Barbados – up to 50% off - rates start at $121 per night room only
Divi Flamingo Beach Resort & Casino on Bonaire – up to 50% off - rates start at $118 per night room only or $138 per person, per night all-inclusive
Divi Little Bay Beach Resort on St. Maarten – up to 50% off - rates start at $139 per night room only or $152 per person, per night all-inclusive
And that’s not all! Divi Resorts now offers a travel plan that lets you book now and pay over time. Plus, travelers who book at Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort and Divi Southwinds Beach Resort can sign up for Divi's Guestbook loyalty program to receive 5% cashback rewards!

Travelers can also enter to win a 7-night all-inclusive stay for two at Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort, plus VIP tickets to Guy Bavli’s "Master of the Mind" show. For more information and to enter, visit http://www.diviresorts.com/divi-giveaways.htm. Giveaway ends Wednesday, December 4 at 4 p.m. ET.

Divi Resorts’ tropical Caribbean locations span the beautiful islands of Aruba, Bonaire, Barbados and St. Maarten, and provide a wide variety of on-site amenities, including fabulous freshwater pools, exhilarating land and water sports, diving and snorkeling, elegant restaurants with mouthwatering menus, lively bars with creative cocktails, indulgent spas and much more!

Divi’s all-suite accommodations are perfect for couples on the hunt for a romantic getaway and families needing extra space to stretch out. Plus, since room only stays are priced per room and not per person, solo travelers can also enjoy Divi’s safe, friendly islands, without the added cost.

Divi’s 5-Day Sale is only available by booking online at http://www.diviresorts.com/cyber-sale.htm or by calling 1-800- 367-3484 (Toll-free US) or 1-919-419-3484 (International). For group reservations, please call 1- 800-801-5550 or email groupsales@diviresorts.com. Deals end Monday, December 2 at 11:59 p.m. (ET).

Sale Terms & Conditions:
http://www.diviresorts.com/cyber-sale.htm

About Divi Resorts
The Caribbean vacation experts for over 50 years, Divi Resorts features a collection of seven premium resorts spanning the five stunning islands of Aruba, Barbados, Bonaire, St. Croix and St. Maarten. For more information on Divi Resorts, call 1-800-367-3484 or visit http://www.diviresorts.com.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives Release Brand New App

New App Puts the Resorts at Guests' Fingertips

ORANJESTAD, ARUBA - (November 13, 2019) - The Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives have launched their brand-new official app. Designed to enhance the guest experience by helping them get the most of out their visit before, during and after their stay on property, the new app is available on both the Apple App Store and Google Play for free download and installation.
"In this digitally-connected world where everything is just a click away, our new app will help us to ensure that we are meeting the demands of today's tech-savvy travelers with a mobile-first, touchscreen enabled, user friendly app," said Aracely Sansone, Vice President of Marketing for Divi & Tamarijn Aruba. "From booking their stay to helping them physically navigate their way around the resorts to learning about activities and entertainment or staying up-to-date on new contests to enter, the app is intended to augment our guests' engagement with and experience of the two sister resorts."

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Aruba Airport Authority selects Arcadis for terminal expansion project

Arcardis has secured a contract to provide contract management and technical supervision services at Queen Beatrix International Airport

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Amsterdam, 12 November, 2019 – Arcadis (ARCAD.NX), the leading global Design & Consultancy organization for natural and built assets, today announced that it has been appointed by Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (AAA) to deliver contract management and technical supervision services for the terminal expansion of Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport (Aruba Airport).

Aruba Airport’s Gateway 2030 project encompasses a redevelopment and expansion project at the airport. Aruba Airport is currently one of the busiest airports in the Caribbean Region, with 29 different airlines contributing in processing over 2.5 million passengers per year.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The ultimate guilt-free vacation!

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How a luxury Aruba hotel became the first carbon neutral resort in the Caribbean without compromising on comfort and style

  • Ewald Biemans has transformed Bucuti & Tara into an eco-friendly resort
  • He began eliminating plastic at the Aruba beach resort in the 1980s
  • In 2018 the resort became the first in the Caribbean to become carbon neutral
  • Hotel is an adults-only 4 star resort nestled on the white-sand Eagle Beach

Friday, November 8, 2019

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

The Holidays in Aruba: Food, Family, and Festivities

Aruba.com

When people think of the holiday season, chances are they imagine snow, cold weather, and curling up in front of the fireplace.

Here in Aruba, we do things a bit differently. More: aruba.com

Friday, October 18, 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Wedded Bliss Awaits Couples at Divi Resorts’ Top Caribbean Destinations

Prepare for the perfect wedding, vow renewal, honeymoon or anniversary at Divi Resorts!

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Destination weddings in the Caribbean are truly one-of-a-kind and happy couples look to Divi Resorts to provide expert wedding planning and execution.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (PRWEB) OCTOBER 10, 2019-  Couples on the hunt for the perfect place to tie the knot need look no further than Divi Resorts! Cool breezes, soft white sand and turquoise waters set the mood for a dreamy Caribbean destination wedding, vow renewal, honeymoon or anniversary celebration on Aruba, Barbados, Bonaire or St. Maarten. Plus, with Divi’s special wedding and romance packages, couples can celebrate their love story in style without breaking the bank.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa Spearheads Plastic Elimination Efforts in Aruba

Green Globe recently recertified Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa with the property achieving an outstanding score of 95%.

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, June 6, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa is an intimate boutique resort situated on majestic Eagle Beach in Aruba, considered one of the top three beaches in the world. Contemporary rooms offer peaceful views overlooking the azure ocean waters of the Caribbean or luscious green tropical gardens.

Green Globe recently recertified Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa with the property achieving an outstanding score of 95%.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Radisson Blu Brings Its Signature Style to the Caribbean

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Minneapolis - September 23, 2019- Radisson Hotel Group today announced the signing of Radisson Blu Hotel and Residence Aruba. Beachside Development Company N.V. and Radisson Hotel Group plan to open the newly constructed hotel in the Spring of 2020. The hotel’s location in Palm Beach is within walking distance to gorgeous beaches, breath-taking scuba diving, outdoor malls and casinos.

“We couldn’t be happier to announce this hotel signing on the beautiful island of Aruba,”said Ken Greene, president, Americas, Radisson Hotel Group. “This signing exemplifies our commitment to executing our five-year strategic plan by growing the Radisson Blu brand in key destinations across the Americas. Our valued guests will truly have the opportunity to unwind and relax at this tropical getaway.”

Friday, September 6, 2019

Friday, August 30, 2019

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

These Are the Best Times to Visit Aruba


With white, sugar-sand beaches, turquoise waters and Divi-Divi trees on its western and southern coasts, Aruba is a beachgoer’s paradise. Or, there’s the wild side: the island is home to a cactus- and boulder-strewn desert, rugged volcanic cliffs lining the east coast and 617-foot Mount Jamanota, which is inhabited by wild parakeets, goats and rattlesnakes.

Link: These Are the Best Times to Visit Aruba

Friday, August 23, 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

2019 Guide on The Best Things to do in Aruba

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Aruba may be a relatively small island, measuring just 70 square miles, but the One Happy Island is bristling with fun things to do!

While everyone’s aware of our perfect weather, and you’ve most likely encountered plenty of pretty pictures of our beautiful beaches and gently swaying fofoti trees, you might be left wondering: What are the top things to do in Aruba?

Fortunately, you’ve come to the right place, because this Guide will introduce you to Aruba’s top-rated activities and attractions for 2019! More: aruba.com

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The Ultimate Aruba Vacation Guide

Aruba is the crown jewel of the Dutch Caribbean. Lying just 18 miles off the coast of South America it's a tropical paradise with an unexpectedly arid, landscape. You're as likely to find cactuses here as you are palm trees. The dryness leads to dependably warm and cloudless sunny days--ideal beach weather. It is also lies outside of Hurricane Alley with high temperatures fluctuating from 86 degrees in January to 91 degrees in August. In other words, there is no off-season here. MORE at Forbes.com

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

2019 Guide to Hotels in Aruba

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The One happy island is home to some of the best hotels in the entire Caribbean! Whether looking for luxurious 5-star beach resorts, or family hotels. More: aruba.com

Friday, June 14, 2019

Marvel at the Aruba Sunset with Lilian

The Locals Travel Guide to Aruba

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives Unveil a Fresh New Fitness Center

Facility Boasts Stunning Ocean Views and State-of-the-Art Equipment

ORANJESTAD, ARUBA - (March 21, 2019) - Anyone who wants to maintain their workout regimen while on vacation will be delighted with the Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives new fitness and water sports center. Built in 2018, the brand-new fitness center is now open on the second floor above the new beach bar and water sports center on the first floor. It features state of the art equipment and stunning views of its 30-foot rock climbing wall on the beach and of the turquoise ocean just beyond.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Hilton Announces Plans for Embassy Suites by Hilton Resort in Aruba

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New Embassy Suites by Hilton Aruba Resort will introduce Hilton’s All-Suites brand to one happy island

CLEAN, Va.: Hilton (NYSE: HLT)- March 12, 2019, today announces plans to debut the upscale, all-suite Embassy Suites by Hilton brand in Aruba in 2021, following a management agreement with Natura Development II N.V. Scheduled to open in mid-2021, the new-build 330-suite oceanfront Embassy Suites by Hilton Aruba Resort marks Hilton’s second property on the island and reinforces the company’s continued expansion plans in the Caribbean.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Romance at Renaissance Aruba

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The Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino has upped the ante on its romance offerings for couples with a new program that promises seclusion and serenity, along with hammocks, flamingos, a bonfire, beverages and a butler. More at Travel Weekly

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

19th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival

Hosted by Aruba Announces Super Star Headliner John Legend and R&B Starlet Ella Mai Bringing Everything Bravura Front and CenterMemorial Day Weekend May 22-27

COMEDY NIGHT AND LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES BY AN ARRAY OF ARTISTS

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LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jump into the heat waves and let the heart rhythms cool down the flow at the 19th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival Hosted by Aruba, sizzling with Sunday night's esteemed headliner John Legend, a critically acclaimed 10-time Grammy® Award-winning, platinum-selling singer songwriter; and the pure fire of a rising star, Ella Mai, a Billboard chart-topping stunner bringing unmatched entertainment Memorial Day weekend, May 22-27, 2019.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives to Host Their First Culinary Week

Including an "8 Michelin Star" Dinner of a Lifetime

Four Internationally Acclaimed Michelin-Starred Chefs from The Netherlands Join Forces to Create a World-Class Dining Experience


ORANJESTAD, ARUBA - (April 22, 2019) - For the first time, the Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives will be hosting a Culinary Week that brings together four internationally acclaimed Michelin-starred chefs from the Netherlands who will join forces to create an "8-star" dining experience unlike any other. Taking place from June 1-9, 2019, Culinary Week includes special events at the Red Parrot Restaurant, Fusion Wine & Piano Bar and Windows on Aruba fine dining restaurants culminating in an exclusive dinner of a lifetime prepared by all four acclaimed guest chefs at Windows on Aruba on either Friday, June 7 or Saturday, June 8.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

New Multi-Level Adults-Only Pool Coming in November 2019 for Hyatt Regency Aruba

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Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa and Casino proudly announces the addition of a new adults-only pool in 2019. Our beachfront resort is adding a new pool option for adult guests to enjoy the Caribbean sun, furthering the fun to swim beyond the resort’s family-friendly 8,000 square foot pool complex and the turquoise waters of Palm Beach, both which will remain open and operating as usual.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Explore beautiful Bushiribana with Lilian

The Locals Travel Guide to Aruba

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The 2019 Aruba Travel Guide

aruba.com

Insider Travel Trips & Vacation Advice from the Aruba Tourism Authority

Find locally-sourced and expert advice on When to Visit, Where to Stay, What to Do and How to Get the Best Deals! More: aruba.com

Friday, April 12, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The Caribbean's Top-Rated Vacation Destination: Aruba, the One Happy Island

aruba.com

It’s no surprise that people are happy when they visit Aruba. I mean, how could you not be? More: aruba.com

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

2018 was another successful year for Aeropuerto Internacional Reina Beatrix

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Surpassing the 1 million seat capacity

ORANJESTAD – Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (AAA) is excited to share that 2018 resulted in another successful year in terms of Revenue Generating Passenger (RGP) figures for commercial passengers and flights. RGP figures for commercial passengers was up by 1.7% and RGP figures for commercial flights was up by 8.7% compared to 2017.

Additionally, Aruba Airport marked a major milestone in 2018 by surpassing the 1 million seat capacity mark for the first time in history. Aruba Airport is one of the busiest airports in the Caribbean region, with 29 different airlines contributing in processing over 2.5 million passengers per year.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Learn Papiamento with Aruba local, Andrea

Solo ta Briya = The Sun is Shining

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Aruba is vegan-friendly!

Check out this dining guide by Vegan Aruba's Meredith Marin for vegan options in Aruba that will make your holiday cruelty-free and delicious! More

Friday, March 8, 2019

See why Samil loves his happy island

The Locals Travel Guide to Aruba

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Top 25 Beaches - Caribbean

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3 of the top 25 beach in the Caribbean! Well done Aruba, well done! More

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

A New Start for Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino


Exciting times to start off the year, as Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino is officially transitioning our resort to a new name:

Eagle Aruba Resort & Casino! We are changing all of our partner websites and our official property website is now www.eaglearuba.com. We are changing the name as Tropicana Entertainment officially sold all the properties and the name Tropicana in October of 2018, and we have until March to continue using the name and then we have to officially stop.

Courtesy: aruba.com

Friday, February 22, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino Announces Renovation

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The new king guest room at the Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino. (Courtesy Hyatt)

The $21 million redesign introduced chic, modern accommodations while still paying homage to the island’s Dutch Colonial architecture .—Mia Taylor, TravelPulse Senior Writer.  MORE

Friday, February 8, 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Have a Private Island Overnight Experience in Aruba

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Have a Private Island Overnight Experience in Aruba: Renaissance Aruba’s new Lover’s Island Overnight package turns a 40-acre private island into a couple’s paradise.

Friday, February 1, 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

10 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid in Aruba

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Before you make your first trip to Aruba, read on for our top tips on how to avoid looking like a rookie. More at Oyster.com

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Great Escapes: Aruba’s Luxury Renaissance

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With upscale, uncrowded resorts and locally focused restaurants, Aruba is no longer just for suburban families seeking an all-inclusive respite. Luxury brands are turning their attention toward the island... MORE

Friday, January 18, 2019

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Annual Donkey Walk

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The legendary Donkey Walk, an annual highlight on the Donkey Sanctury’s calendar, is coming up. On Saturday, January 19 the famous 5 K walk will take place. This walk through Aruba’s gorgeous countryside will be accompanied by donkeys Diva, Igor and Simba; runners are also welcome to cover the distance.

The route starts at the Sanctuary at Bringamosa and will take participants via Boton, Jan Fleming and the Frenchmen’s Pass back to Bringamosa. There will be water and soft drinks along the way and at the finish there will be the customary fresh fruit courtesy of SuperFood.

The start of the Donkey Walk 2019 is at 5 pm; registration is possible starting at 4 pm - both at the Sanctuary at Bringamosa.

For just 10 florins per person, you will be able to support the good work of the Aruba Donkey Sanctuary and be active at the same time. Would you like to know more about the Sanctuary, volunteering or the annual Donkey Walk: please call 593 2933 or come by in person. You are very welcome!

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

A Gourmet Trip to Aruba

Aruba Tourist Board invite to visit the charming Caribbean island for introduction to the dynamic culinary scene that drives Aruba

Article: A Gourmet Trip to Aruba