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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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California Lighthouse Now Open to the Public With New Daily Tours!

Published on: Sep 14, 2016

Category: General

Tower-Sunset.jpgWith the restoration completed, the California Lighthouse is finally open to the public after being closed for decades. This new attraction features daily and VIP guided tours, and a chance to enjoy Aruba’s scenic coastline from the lighthouse’s highest point. Come and enjoy Aruba’s newest and most unique attraction, and create life-lasting memories!

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3D Iguana Sculpture at Aruba Art Fair

Published on: Sep 07, 2016

Category: Events

bordalo street art 02.jpgLeading up to the Aruba Art Fair, portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo also known as Bordalo II has created an amazing 3D sculpture of an iguana using trash, found objects, and spray paint. This is just one of the ten public art pieces that will be left permanently after the Aruba Art Fair. The Aruba Art Fair consists of three days of a wide variety of artistic expressions in all shapes and forms.

JetBlue's new flights to Aruba from Ft. Lauderdale

Published on: Sep 01, 2016

Category: Airlines and Flights

jetblue.jpgJetBlue’s latest addition to its Fort Lauderdale growth plan includes new daily flights to Aruba beginning the fourth of January 2017. The new flights will leave Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport (FLL) at 11:22, and arrive at Reina Beatrix International Airport (AUA) at 15:24, local time. The returning flights from Aruba will depart at 16:20, and arrive at 18:25. These new flights are precisely timed to connect more than 20 evening departures in Florida, adopting JetBlue’s main South Florida hub as the gateway to the Caribbean.

Atlantis Submarines Aruba Earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Published on: Aug 29, 2016

Category: General

Atlantis Store.jpgFor its 6th year in a row, Atlantis Submarines Aruba was awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, being recognized as a top performing activity provider as reviewed by travelers on the world’s largest travel site. Atlantis Submarines offers a unique diving experience in the world’s largest passenger submarine fleet.

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Aruba Marriott Resort Wins Pinnacle Award 2016

Published on: Aug 18, 2016

Category: Accommodations

Resort Sunrise Drone Shot.jpgThe Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by readers of Successful Meetings as a 2016 Pinnacle Award winner in the best gaming properties category in the international region.

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Aruba Art Fair Has Officially Launched With A Micro Art Fair

Published on: Aug 16, 2016

Category: Events

Aruba Art Fair.jpgThe Aruba Art Fair has launched a Micro Art Fair creating educational awareness and promoting local art. The fair consists of a three day fair with a variety of artistic expressions such as dance, poetry, theatre, contemporary art, fashion, music, and culinary arts. Join our One Happy Artsie Island and experience the rich culture Aruba has to offer.

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