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Aruba Prime Minister warmly received in Washington by Martin Luther King III

Published on: Sep 06, 2011

Category: General

Son of Martin Luther King Jr. invited Aruba Prime Minister for the historic act of unveiling a monument in Washington D.C. dedicated to his father. Mike Eman was received with dignity and friendship. The official dedication of the special monument to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. sche­duled for August 28th was postponed due to hurricane Irene. However, Martin Luther King III invited Prime Minister Eman to visit with him personally and to accompany him to the impressive monument dedicated to his father.

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Westin launches Associate Enrichment Program

Published on: Sep 05, 2011

Category: Accommodations

Recently, a new program was rolled out during a seminar held for all Associates of the Westin Resort & Casino, Aruba.  The Associate Enrichment Program synergizes with the brand's mission to contribute to the overall well-being of their guests.

 

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Driftwood Restaurant celebrates its 25th anniversary

Published on: Sep 05, 2011

Category: Restaurants

Friends and well-wishers gathered this week at the Driftwood Restaurant to wish the owners, members of the Merryweather family, another successful 25 years!
Francine Merryweather and her son Herbert, his wife Carolina and the restaurant’s staff enjoyed a champagne toast with guests, escorted by the restaurant’s famous seafood hors d’hoeuvres, in honor of the special day.

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Enjoy fantastical Thursdays at Paseo Herencia in Palm Beach

Published on: Sep 01, 2011

Category: General

Aside from a diversity of dining options, and an exciting array of high quality stores, Paseo Herencia shopping center is also known for its wealth of cultural and historical exhibits and exciting entertainment.

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Renaissance Marketplace host Food Festival in Aruba

Published on: Sep 01, 2011

Category: General

With activities and a variety of dinning options for the entire family, the Food Festival event at the Renaissance Marketplace is the place to be this Saturday evening, September 3rd, starting at 5 pm.

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More than 150 golfers play the Aruba International Pro Am

Published on: Aug 31, 2011

Category: General

The Aruba International Pro Am 2011 enjoyed two days of perfect golf, at the PGA championship golf course of Tierra del Sol Golf Resort, Country Club & Spa.

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New Food Offerings at the Renaissance Marketplace

Published on: Aug 31, 2011

Category: Restaurants

The Renaissance Marketplace recently welcomed a number of new very exciting eateries and activities. Among the new tenants of the mall, a major attraction, Cuba’s Cookin’, having moved from its hide-away on Wilhelminastraat into a more prominent part of town.

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Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts Receives 2011 Zoover Award for "Best Hotel in Aruba"

Published on: Aug 29, 2011

Category: Accommodations

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts has been recognized by Zoover Holiday Reviews, one of the leading travel review sites in Europe, as a 2011 Zoover Award recipient for best hotel in Aruba. This distinction designates that Bucuti has been rated as one of the best by its European visitors.

 

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Dessert decadence at Hyatt for top agents

Published on: Aug 29, 2011

Category: Accommodations

The Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino hosted a fabulously decadent dessert reception for a very special group of top performing agents with the Tucker Advisory Group.

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Westin bartenders shake, stir, and mix it up with Bacardi

Published on: Aug 26, 2011

Category: Accommodations

Thirteen bartenders from the Westin Resort & Casino, Aruba competed in a friendly in-house competition sponsored by Bacardi. 

The bartenders were tasked with creating an original rum cocktail.  It was anything goes as far as creativity, with just one stipulation that all drinks should be mixed “on the rocks.”

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