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How Aruba's Strong Tourism Growth can Get Even Stronger

Published on: Jun 21, 2016

Category: General

aruba-2-950x530.jpgAruba is the seventh-largest Caribbean market for tourism, and 75 percent of its GDP is from tourism dollars alone. However, with the U.S. lifting sanctions on Cuba to open up a previously closed tourist destination, the Caribbean islands face increased competition and risk losing tourism dollars to this new market. Aruba’s airport and tourism officials must now think out of the box to increase the country’s market share and stand out from the competition in this shifting landscape.

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10 Best Ingredients for Hair & Skin Wellness

Published on: Jun 21, 2016

Category: Shopping

Aloe Vera.jpgAloe is not only good for your skin, but is also a hydration heaven for your scalp and hair! As part of Aloe Wellness month, we have the inside scoop from Anna Posner, Aruba Aloe’s in-house skincare therapist and product specialist. With all these different products on the market, who has enough time or money to try them all? Save yourself the time and headache with Posner’s 10 best ingredients for radiant hair and smooth, vibrant skin!

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Scout Who Signed Xander Bogaerts Saw Something Else in Then 16-year-old

Published on: Jun 21, 2016

Category: General

xander-bogaerts03.jpgXander Bogaerts is a 23-year-old Aruban professional baseball shortstop for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. But before his success and fame, Bogaerts was just a teenager in Aruba when Boston Red Sox Scout, Mike Lord, first saw him. The talent, the ease with which the 16-year-old shortstop moved around the field was eye-opening -- "You had to double-check yourself," Lord said -- but there was something else, something intangible that separated him from his peers.

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Aruba Aloe Participates in Aloe Wellness Month with Signature Experience

Published on: Jun 20, 2016

Category: Events

ArubaAloe Experiance-8217.jpgAs we continue with Aloe Wellness month, the fun goes on with a 30-minute experience where participants will be invited to smell, taste, and feel the raw ingredients of Aloe Vera as they learn about their wellness benefits for an interactive sensory experience. There will also be an educational art tour outlining the importance of Aloe Vera in Aruba, and a chance to make your own body scrub!

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Take Dad on an Adventure - Rent a Jeep Wrangler!

Published on: Jun 17, 2016

Category: Car Rentals

Top Drive Image 1.pngWith our well maintained Jeep Wranglers a fun day out with Dad on Father’s Day is a guaranteed success. Take advantage of this one day special, and take Dad on the adventure he desserves! At Top Drive Car Rental we ensure the customer with the most comfortable way to explore the Island. Our fleet accommodates about 45 off-road vehicles that can be used to visit the most remote parts of the island.

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Disney Cruise Line Arrives to Aruba in 2017

Published on: Jun 07, 2016

Category: Cruise Ship

Disney cruise.PNGDisney cruise Line announced recently that Aruba will be a part of its new Summer 2017 southern Caribbean itinerary. The cruise will leave from Port Canaveral in Florida for 10-11 night itineraries beginning in June 2017.

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Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino Appoints Gerard Coste as Executive Chef

Published on: Jun 06, 2016

Category: Restaurants

Executive-Chef-Gerard-Coste.jpgFor 20 years, Gerard Coste has cooked for a multitude of hotels and restaurant in Aruba. Originating from France, Coste boasts a Mediterranean-French culinary lexicon. He will now be operating all culinary aspects of the resort to deliver fresh and simple food of the highest quality.

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Falling in Love at Elements in Aruba

Published on: May 31, 2016

Category: Restaurants

Elements Aruba1.jpgSunset seating or moonlight dining? No matter which choice you make, Elements restaurant guarantees a romantic, three-course dinner while you enjoy the unbeatable oceanfront view at TripAdvisor rated No. 1 hotel for romance in the entire world. In addition, the healthy and eco-conscious dining menu features a “low carbon footprint dining approach” to preserve the natural elements.

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Experience a Caribbean Vacation at the Aruba Marriott

Published on: May 31, 2016

Category: Accommodations

H2Oasis Pool.jpgSituated at the popular Palm Beach is the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, a 411-guest room hotel including 23 suites. The spacious rooms are exquisitely decorated with a minimalist design and include state-of-the-art technology. Featuring a total of nine bars and restaurants, spa, beach tennis court, and an adults only H2Oasis, your classic Caribbean beach holiday awaits!

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La Vista Restaurant with a New Look

Published on: May 31, 2016

Category: Restaurants

24439802.jpgCasual, yet elegant dining awaits at the newly redesigned La Vista Restaurant. Oversized windows allowing the sand and sun in, along with fresh colors, and an updated interior, are only a few of the upgrades implemented to better accommodate guests. Both locals and tourists can now enjoy the comfortable open-air terrace and inside cozy booths with this modern, new look.

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