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De Palm Tours Aruba Continues to Update its Bus Fleet

Published on: Nov 11, 2016

Category: General

IMG_6176.JPGDe Palm Tours Aruba proudly announces the arrival of their second batch of seven new luxury motor coaches which arrived at the end of October. All the new motor coaches come with fully equipped features for an exceptional and pleasant experience! The colorful interior is designed to make each guest feel welcome on the One Happy Island.

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Aruba Downtown Walking Tours Officially Launched

Published on: Nov 08, 2016

Category: General

ATP_7817 copy.jpgDuring a press conference at the “Cosecha Arts & Crafts Building” situated in a monument, the Aruba Downtown Walking Tours was officially introduced. This is Aruba’s newest attraction, which was designed with the objective to create a true experience for the visitor. The tour is more than just a walk around Aruba’s capital. With immersive storytelling, cultural elements, local traditions, visits to museums and the opportunity to see and taste different local bites this activity is a must to take part in.

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Halloween Special - Free Breakfast At Boardwalk Small Hotel Aruba

Published on: Oct 26, 2016

Category: Accommodations Specials

Breakfast Boardwalk in tropical garden.jpgBoardwalk Small Hotel is celebrating Halloween with a tasty breakfast special! Book your stay by November 3, 2016 to receive one signature Boardwalk Breakfast per person during your visit. Read More to find out how to apply the special to your room reservation.

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EL Tours Awarded 2016 Affordable Tour Operator of the Year

Published on: Oct 26, 2016

Category: General

EL Tours01.jpgThe Luxury Travel Awards recognize excellence across all sectors of the travel and tourism industry. With its four types of excursions, EL Tours prides itself on offering world class service at an affordable price. Whether you want an entire day of exploring or a short tour of Aruba’s highlights, EL Tours’ professionally trained staff will ensure that your visit to Aruba is a memorable one.

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Conde Nast Traveler Readers Name Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort one of the Caribbean's Best

Published on: Oct 21, 2016

Category: Accommodations

12967376_1189662064428752_961195800731634620_o.jpgThe Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort was recognized as one of the top 40 resorts in the Caribbean.

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Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives Awarded Silver EarthCheck Certification

Published on: Oct 17, 2016

Category: Accommodations

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The Divi & Tamarijn Aruba properties have earned the Silver certification from EarthCheck for the 4th consecutive year, the world's leading certifier of sustainable travel and tourism operators. This certification is the result of hard work and dedication of the properties' staff and management team.

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Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Continues its Sustainability Efforts With New Solar Panels

Published on: Oct 17, 2016

Category: Accommodations

Solar Panels (4).jpgVisitAruba had the opportunity to conduct a short Q & A with resort owner Ewald Biemans. In this interview, Mr. Biemans spoke about Bucuti & Tara’s new solar panels and the benefits of embracing environmental practices in Aruba. The resort’s commitment to nature and ecotourism has resulted in several environmental awards, including its 16th annual Green Globe certification in 2016 and the new elite status of Green Globe Platinum.

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Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Awarded Green Globe Platinum

Published on: Oct 14, 2016

Category: Accommodations

Bucuti+Tara-Beach-2014_L.jpgBucuti & Tara Beach Resort just achieved its 16th annual Green Globe certification and the new elite status of Green Globe Platinum. With an outstanding score of 98 out of 100, Bucuti continues its mission of making rewarding vacations and sustainable tourism mutually inclusive.

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Aruba spared the worst of hurricane Matthew

Published on: Oct 03, 2016

Category: General

IMG_6217.JPGThroughout last week residents and visitors of Aruba had been on alert for the approach of  hurricane Matthew. Thanks to Aruba's southern location and the numerous precautionary measures and island-wide preparations, the hurricane passed by leaving only relatively minor damage.

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Boardwalk Small Hotel Celebrates Housekeeping Week In Style

Published on: Sep 20, 2016

Category: Accommodations

2016-09-19-PHOTO-00003696.jpgIn honor of Housekeeping Week, the Boardwalk Small Hotel treated their entire Housekeeping and Maintenance team with new shirts, goody bags, and a night filled of fun bar hopping on the Kukoo Kunuku Bus. The small hotel showed recognition to their team for their loyalty and meticulous cleaning skills, which is constantly receiving 5 stars on TripAdvisor. 

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