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Aruba Partners With United Nations Sanctioned International Day of Happiness

Published on: Mar 22, 2017

Category: General

My Eagle Beach.jpgUnited Nations sanctioned International Day of Happiness and the "One happy island" of Aruba announced a brand partnership with a mutual, long-term goal of inspiring acts of happiness worldwide. Aruba is the first nation to formally partner with the organization, which is on track to become an inter-governmental agency after five years of dedicating March 20 as the global day of happiness.  

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Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino Welcomes Marielle Smeets to Their Team

Published on: Mar 22, 2017

Category: Accommodations

IMG_0138.JPGBorn in the Netherlands, Marielle has enjoyed a solid hospitality career on Aruba for the past nine years. The dynamic hotelier by profession has just recently been recruited by the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino as the Pool & Beach manager and as such she is responsible for guests’ daytime experience at the resort’s famous waterfront.

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Columnist Rona Coster Launches Island Life Book

Published on: Mar 17, 2017

Category: General

RONA (1).jpgOn Wednesday March 15 a festive event at Arubiana, annex of the national library, marked the book launch of Island Life, Aruba’s Best-Kept Diary, a selection of columns written by Rona Coster between 1992 and 2004. The book, a very attractive 200-page hard cover with the look and feel of a diary, marks Rona Coster’s 25th anniversary as a columnist on the island.

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Boardwalk Hotel Aruba Celebrates Employee's 20th Anniversary

Published on: Mar 14, 2017

Category: Accommodations

Veronica celebrating 20 years at Boardwalk in tropical hotel garden.jpgBoardwalk Small Hotel’s staff and management recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of Veronica Esperanza Castaneda Espinoza.  Veronica was hired on February 28, 1997 at Boardwalk Hotel to join the Housekeeping team, right after she moved from her native country Peru to Aruba in 1996, at age 22. We applaud Veronica for all her hard work and dedication!

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EL Tours WinsTransfer Company of the Year Award for the Americas

Published on: Mar 06, 2017

Category: General

image002.jpgEL Tours & Transfers is extremely proud to announce they have recently won Transfer Company of the Year for the Americas in the 2017 Holiday & Tour Specialist Awards awarded by Luxury Travel Guide.  Helping to build the island's reputation as a top destination for the discerning luxury travelers!

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Kukoo Kunuku Introduces New Wine Tour

Published on: Mar 03, 2017

Category: General

ata tiera .jpgDid somebody say wine tour?  Wine on down the road with Kukoo Kunuku for an evening of sophistication, great food, perfectly paired wine and a dash of Kukoo fun of course. Like some fine wines, Kukoo Kunuku has blended together a unique experience to share with good company in a fun and laid back atmosphere.

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Aruba's Flip Flop Festival 2017 Announces Latest Headliner!

Published on: Mar 01, 2017

Category: Events

Rick Rossn.jpgOn Tuesday, February 28th during Flip Flop Festival's official press conference the latest performing artist was announced. Rick Ross, one of today's biggest artists in the rap industry will be headlining Flip Flop Festival 2017!  He will be taking the stage alongside Konshens, one of Dancehall's most talented and popular artists.

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Ewald Biemans Honored by HSMAI and National Geographic

Published on: Feb 24, 2017

Category: General

EB pool.jpgHospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) presented the 60th Annual Adrian Awards. Ewald Biemans, owner and Managing Director of Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort was recognized with a Gold Adrian Award as the Leader in Sustainable Tourism, presented by HSMAI and National Geographic Traveler.  

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TripAdvisor Ranks Aruba's Eagle Beach No. 3 in the World

Published on: Feb 24, 2017

Category: General

aruba-island-fofoti-tree.jpgTripAdvisor, the global travel planning and booking site, today announced the top beaches in the world, presenting Aruba with three profound tourism accolades – further endorsing the destination for its unparalleled coastlines. Solidifying Aruba's beauty and reputation as one of the most sought-after vacation destinations. 

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Hilton Aruba Resort's Sunset Grille Welcomes Chef Lij Heron

Published on: Feb 23, 2017

Category: Accommodations

chef.jpgChef Lij Heron recently assumed the leadership of the culinary team at the Sunset Grille, of Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino. The decorated chef comes to Aruba from the Waldorf Astoria Hotel Ras Al Khaimah, of the United Arab Emirates. Making for quite the impressive culinary background!

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