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At the Wyndham, great food, wonderful wine . . . .

Published on: Feb 29, 2004

Category: General Robert Mondavi executives Anne Maryse Lopez-Conway and Richard Carras, just recently visited Aruba. While on the island they hosted a wine & food pairing dinner at the Wyndham Aruba Resort Casino & Spa...

L.G. Smith's Steak & Chop House

Published on: Feb 27, 2004

Category: General L.G. Smith’s Steak & Chop House brings mouthwatering American steak house fare and an extensive international wine list to one of Oranjestad’s hottest locations.

Aruba Signs First-Ever Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) With U.S.A.

Published on: Feb 27, 2004

Category: General Aruba is happy to announce the signing of its first-ever Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) with the U.S.A.

L’Escale Repositions Itself

Published on: Feb 18, 2004

Category: General In the wake of the re-branding of the Renaissance, L’Escale a previously quite successful, elegant continental restaurant got scratched, gutted, re-thought, re-invented, in its place the L.G. Smith Steak & Chop House is evolving ...


Published on: Feb 18, 2004

Category: General A new bar & grill is in the making at the Surfside Marina. Owners Annabelle & Robby Peterson are both hoteliers, now abandoning the concept of working for someone else to embrace working for themselves.


Published on: Feb 18, 2004

Category: General The President and CEO of the Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association was given an elegant farewell party at the Hyatt Regency this week. Hord was hired four-years ago to serve the hoteliers, tourism’s private sector, as their association-leader, with a focus on island marketing.


Published on: Feb 18, 2004

Category: General Valero Energy, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, with 14 refineries in the US, just picked up the refinery here for 365 million dollars, plus $100 millions in assets, and $250 millions in working capital.

Aruban Museums : ready or not for the New Museology ?

Published on: Feb 18, 2004

Category: General New Museology is an idea of the museum as an educational tool in the service of social development. The Museum, for us, is or rather should be one of the most highly perfected tools that society has available to prepare its own transformation and construction (constructivism).


Published on: Feb 18, 2004

Category: General Aruba’s most comical queen election unfolded last night at the Don Elias Mansur ballpark. The 10th edition of Seniora Carnival, Mrs. Carnaval, was one of the best events this season. Yet, it was under-attended, being the last royalty-election in a succession of many during the past 6 weeks.

Dinner at the edge of the Ocean

Published on: Jan 19, 2004

Category: General The rushing of the waves gently crashing against the shore is the only sound you hear at Tortuga Bar & Grill. The new Aruba Beach Club restaurant is located right at the edge of the water. It is wonderfully romantic in the evening, softly lit by candlelight.