Showing posts with label Aruba. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Aruba. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Divi Resorts Introduces New “Clean Check” Program to Prepare for Reopening

Divi Resorts’ new CLEAN CHECK Program offers enhanced hygiene standards and health and safety measures across all areas of their Caribbean resorts

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CHAPEL HILL, NC — For over 50 years, Divi Resorts has been a leader in the Caribbean with an active focus on implementing strict cleaning and hygiene protocols at all of their resorts to ensure guests enjoy healthy and safe vacations. The company has reviewed every area of their health and cleanliness procedures to safeguard and protect both guests and staff and address changing consumer expectations ahead of reopening on Aruba, Barbados, Bonaire and St. Maarten.

Divi’s stringent new CLEAN CHECK program follows the recommendations of the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Ministries of Health on each island.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Coronavirus and Travel: What You Need to Know

Coronavirus Pandemic and Travel Refunds

There are still inconsistencies across the travel industry regarding refunds and changes. You may even get different answers from the same company, depending on the representative you speak to. Use this information to learn about your official refund rights according to various providers. Read MORE

Friday, June 26, 2020

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Caribbean Quiz

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Find your perfect island. Read MORE

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Monday, June 15, 2020

Slow start expected at Aruba Airport

There’s tremendous hope as we look forward and see light at the end of the tunnel.

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ORANJESTAD – Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (AAA) since the start of the crisis has been in close contact with all airline partners and stakeholders who were affected due to the global impact on air travel. AAA will continue to communicate with transparency by providing general updates on the destination and air service as AAA continues to actively evaluate re-opening strategies. As tourism is the lifeline of Aruba’s economy, AAA will continue to play an integral part of the Economic Recovery process.

Friday, June 12, 2020

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Essential, must read information for all travelers to Aruba

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The following information reflects the most up-to-date information as it pertains to Aruba’s reopening protocols and procedures. Aruba’s health and safety protocols will be revisited and reevaluated on an ongoing basis. Based on the ever-changing situation, we recommend all visitors check Aruba.com frequently for any changes to dates, markets, required procedures and more. This information is subject to change at the discretion of the Government of Aruba.

Reopening dates & permitted regions and countries

As of June 10, 2020, the government of Aruba officially announced the country will reopen its borders and once again welcome inbound travel. The decision to reopen borders, which were closed due to COVID-19 restrictions in early-March, was made in conjunction with the Aruba Department of Public Health (DPH) and took into consideration the ongoing guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO), The Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States.

Friday, June 5, 2020

Here's Where Americans Are Looking to Travel First, According to Expedia

“As people become more comfortable with the idea of travel, it’s likely Americans will choose to explore their own backyard first.” Read MORE

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Aruba Announces Nationwide Health and Safety Protocols Ahead of Summer Arrivals

New 'Aruba Health & Happiness Code' Gold Certification to Protect Visitors' Travel Experience

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ORANJESTAD, Aruba, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Aruba Tourism Authority  (A.T.A) and the Department of Public Health announced the 'Aruba Health & Happiness Code,' a stringent cleaning and hygiene certification program that will be mandatory for all tourism related businesses across the country.
"As we prepare to reopen our borders, it is critical to evolve and innovate as a tourism destination to protect our local community and future travelers once they reach our shores," said Danguillaume Oduber, Minister of Tourism, Public Health and Sport of Aruba. "We want all visitors to feel reassured in traveling to our One happy island, knowing we worked together as a nation to implement the highest health and safety protocols through every step of their journey."

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

#HappinessWillPrevail - Aruba's way of staying Together While Apart



In these unprecedented times, there’s one thing we could all use right now: a break! So we’re sharing some calm and lightness, with little ways to bring Aruba into your home.

Crossword, Word Search, Scramble - test your knowledge of One happy island!

We’ve collected beautiful Aruba images for your mobile phone, desktop computer or video meetings. Represent Aruba!

Let the kiddies show off their creativity. Get out those crayons, you’re gonna need a lot of beautiful Aruba blue!

Find it all at aruba.com!

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Tentative plans for reopening Aruba’s borders


Tentative plans for reopening Aruba’s borders announced. Read MORE

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Coronavirus and Travel: What You Need to Know

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Many of us have hundreds (and possibly thousands) of dollars worth of air travel, accommodations and tours booked for future travel that we now know won’t happen anytime soon.

In fact, nearly 94 million Americans have canceled or plan to cancel travel plans due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a recent survey by personal finance site WalletHub.

Read MORE: Coronavirus Pandemic and Travel Refunds

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The 8 Safest Travel Destinations in the Caribbean Right Now

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"Is the Caribbean safe?" The answer is yes — but it depends where you're going. By and large, travelers are unlikely to experience any major incidents on their Caribbean vacation no matter where they go. However, murder and violent crime rates are higher on some islands than others. That's especially true if you're staying in urban areas on the larger islands (though even cities on smaller islands have their share of crime). LGBTQ travelers should also exercise caution, as local laws in certain nations outlaw homosexuality and create unwelcoming (and potentially dangerous) situations.

So what islands in the Caribbean are the safest? Read MORE