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Bucuti and Tara Beach Resort expands its green initiative with LEED Silver Certification

Published on: Sep 03, 2015

Category: Accommodations

Bucuti&Tara_web.jpgBucuti & Tara Beach Resort was awarded with the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design certification. With this new designation, the resort will be known as one of the properties with the most sustainability certifications in the Caribbean. This inspirational story will most definitely be one for others to admire and follow within the tourism industry.

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Chef Ruth Van Waerebeek will Join Iron Chef Aruba judging panel

Published on: Aug 24, 2015

Category: Events

Chef Ruth Tasting News.jpgThe Iron Chef Aruba competition, being held on October 8th during the Eat Local Restaurant Week, will include Chef Ruth Van Waerebeek to their judging panel. Chef Ruth will be judging three of Aruba’s top chefs competing for the Iron Chef title. This event offers sampling cocktails and gourmet four-course dinner paired with wine.

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Aruba's public art draws attention to local history

Published on: Aug 19, 2015

Category: General

Paardenbaai Aruba .jpgThe area of Paardenbaai, which is located throughout the downtown area of the island, symbolizes the early history of Aruba’s colonial period. The Paardenbaai project is placing eight blue horses in different locations throughout the Oranjestad area in order to promote the island’s colonial history. This public art will encourage the island’s visitors to gain knowledge of our memorable past.

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Aruba invites its guests to enjoy locally inspired dishes at the Eat Local Restaurant Week

Published on: Aug 18, 2015

Category: Restaurants

Windows on aruba Red Snapper (2).jpgFor two full weeks, the Eat Local Restaurant Week event will highlight the authentic local cuisine of the island. More than 55 restaurants will be participating in this new culinary event in order to incorporate local dishes into their menu. Enjoy a wonderful gastronomic event without having to dig deep inside your pockets.

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Discover locally made arts and crafts at Cosecha

Published on: Aug 17, 2015

Category: General

Coshecha Aruba.jpgCosecha design store introduces arts and crafts demonstrating the local diversification in art and the representation of the Aruban heritage. The store motivates artists to create awareness and creativity within their artwork in order to ensure sustainability through art.

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Ike's Bistro and French Steakhouse introduce different local menus

Published on: Aug 12, 2015

Category: Restaurants

Ikes-Bistro-Kitchen.jpgManchebo Beach Resort’s Ike’s Bistro and French Steakhouse both debut local menus highlighting the island’s culinary heritage. Both menus emphasizes the island’s inheritance by creating dishes that include fresh fish, tropical fruits, local herbs, and the Dutch history of the island.

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Aruba is Chosen as One of the Best Gambling Destinations in the World

Published on: Aug 11, 2015

Category: General

Aruba_54_990x660.jpgUSA Today and 10Best teamed up with a panel of travel agents to find out which are the best gambling destinations in the World. They narrowed it down to 20 destinations and then top 10 winners were chosen by popular vote. Our beautiful island of Aruba came in 8th place!

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Palm Beach, Aruba Voted One of the Best Beaches for Weddings in the Caribbean

Published on: Aug 10, 2015

Category: General

aruba-palm.jpgPalm Beach is home to most of the great hotels and beaches on the island. The beauty of the islands nature swims with fresh style and unique attitude, creating the perfect atmosphere for an ideal island wedding.

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Afrojack Comes to Aruba for the First Time

Published on: Aug 04, 2015

Category: Events

afrojack.jpgGrammy award winning DJ and producer, Afrojack, will be performing at the third edition of Electric Festival. Aruba Tourism Authority, ADE Global Sessions, and the founders of Electric Festival are proud to announce their newest addition to the festival’s lineup, which includes Nervo, Loco Dice, Paco Osuna and many more.

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Aruba Presents its Seventh International Regatta

Published on: Aug 03, 2015

Category: Events

Aruba-Regatta-2015-Sailfish.jpgWith more than 40 sailing races, the Aruba International Regatta will take place from August 14th- 16th. The event is set to ensure entertainment, music, food, beverage, and lots of sailing. Prepare for three days of action, competition, and fun.

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