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Kok Optica Aruba Celebrates Grand Opening of their NEW location in Palm Beach!

Published on: Apr 28, 2017

Category: Events

IMG_9109.jpgLocally owned company Kok Optica celebrated the opening of their sixth store at The Cove Mall in Palm Beach, Aruba. 20 years after the opening of their first location in Downtown Wilhelminastraat, the Kok family recreated the opening celebration and amazed the crowd with a grand entrance and performance. Kok Optica came to the eye care world in 1996 and has since been the leading providers for a great selection of the latest fashion in eyewear and technology in eyecare. 

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Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive Hosts the New England Patriots Cheerleaders

Published on: Apr 25, 2017

Category: Accommodations

Tamarijn Aruba Beach from Balcony.jpgThe New England Patriots Cheerleaders have selected the Tamarijn Aruba for their next swimsuit calendar photo shoot this June! It's no surprise, with its iconic mile-long beach, all oceanfront rooms and modern facilities and amenities, the Tamarijn Aruba will provide the perfect backdrop.

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La Vista Restaurant Offers a Scrumptious Easter Sunday Brunch

Published on: Apr 13, 2017

Category: Restaurants

Main Easter Pic.jpgLa Vista restaurant located at the Aruba Marriott Resort has prepared a delicious brunch for all to enjoy this Easter Sunday. Known for its largest brunch on the island, there is something for everyone in the family including fun Easter activities for the kids!

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Aruba Marriott Gives a Helping Hand to St. Michael Paviljoen Nursing Home

Published on: Apr 04, 2017

Category: Accommodations

249A9277.jpgAruba Marriott recently organized a community work event where the associates of the Aruba Marriott and members of Aruba Marriott CARE Foundation put their hands together to give St. Michael Paviljoen, a nursing home in Oranjestad, a well deserved makeover.

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Aruba Marriott Resort Announces New Hotel Upgrades

Published on: Mar 29, 2017

Category: Accommodations

Lobby Bar.jpgAruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino is pleased to introduce the recent addition of the island’s largest Starbucks, a Gelato & Co. Cremeria Italiana, plus enhancements to its Great Room and Lobby Bar, as well as a complete renovation of the two-story fitness center.  With all these exciting changes continued success is surely in store for Aruba Marriott Resort!    

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Sweet Peppers Restaurant Finger-Lickin' Fish Every Day!

Published on: Mar 27, 2017

Category: Restaurants

SWEET PEPPERS.jpgFinger-Lickin’ Fish isn’t only for Friday nights anymore! People love the Aruban version of “fish-n-chips” so much that Sweet Peppers has decided to offer it any day you like, as long as you make a reservation.  Finger-Lickin’ Fish at Sweet Peppers is a great way to enjoy super-fresh, locally-caught fish and other ocean delicacies. What will be on your platter? 

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Aruba Partners With United Nations Sanctioned International Day of Happiness

Published on: Mar 22, 2017

Category: General

My Eagle Beach.jpgUnited Nations sanctioned International Day of Happiness and the "One happy island" of Aruba announced a brand partnership with a mutual, long-term goal of inspiring acts of happiness worldwide. Aruba is the first nation to formally partner with the organization, which is on track to become an inter-governmental agency after five years of dedicating March 20 as the global day of happiness.  

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Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino Welcomes Marielle Smeets to Their Team

Published on: Mar 22, 2017

Category: Accommodations

IMG_0138.JPGBorn in the Netherlands, Marielle has enjoyed a solid hospitality career on Aruba for the past nine years. The dynamic hotelier by profession has just recently been recruited by the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino as the Pool & Beach manager and as such she is responsible for guests’ daytime experience at the resort’s famous waterfront.

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Columnist Rona Coster Launches Island Life Book

Published on: Mar 17, 2017

Category: General

RONA (1).jpgOn Wednesday March 15 a festive event at Arubiana, annex of the national library, marked the book launch of Island Life, Aruba’s Best-Kept Diary, a selection of columns written by Rona Coster between 1992 and 2004. The book, a very attractive 200-page hard cover with the look and feel of a diary, marks Rona Coster’s 25th anniversary as a columnist on the island.

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Boardwalk Hotel Aruba Celebrates Employee's 20th Anniversary

Published on: Mar 14, 2017

Category: Accommodations

Veronica celebrating 20 years at Boardwalk in tropical hotel garden.jpgBoardwalk Small Hotel’s staff and management recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of Veronica Esperanza Castaneda Espinoza.  Veronica was hired on February 28, 1997 at Boardwalk Hotel to join the Housekeeping team, right after she moved from her native country Peru to Aruba in 1996, at age 22. We applaud Veronica for all her hard work and dedication!

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