Aruba

How Aruba Is Improving Local Tourism Awareness

 How Aruba Is Improving Local Tourism Awareness By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) is ramping up its national awareness campaign, “Duna Aruba e miho Dibo,” which translates to “Give Aruba the Best You Can Be.” Using buses …

Tyrese’s Caribbean Visit

 The superstar stops in Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff Superstar actor and singer Tyrese visited Aruba this week for the Aruba International Film Festival, making his presence known with a series of social media posts. Tyrese was on the …

A New Timeshare in Aruba

 By Dana NilandCJ contributor Aruba Development Corporation VBA has launched timeshare sales at the Tropicana Aruba Resort & Casino, the company announced. ADC, which is, an affiliate of Tropicana Entertainment Inc., has selected Interval International as its exclusive vacation exchange …

LATEST NEWS

 A major Caribbean event By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba is getting set for the  Aruba International Film Festival, which begins Oct. 7. The event, which is now in its fifth year, is sponsored by the Aruba Tourism Authority. In …

 Eman’s latest green push in Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba has been on a major green push in recent years, with a high-profile plan for 100 percent green energy by 2020, by far the most ambitious public-sector project …

 The Dutch Caribbean’s tourism hub is growing. Quickly. By the Caribbean Journal staff Plainly, tourism in Aruba is booming. The island saw a 16.2 percent increase in stayover visitor arrivals in the first half of 2015, making it the Caribbean’s …

 A new level of green By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s long been one of the Caribbean’s greenest hotels, but now Aruba’s Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts has attained a new level of green certification: LEED Silver. The designation comes …

 Expansion in Colombia By the Caribbean Journal staff InselAir is expanding its operations in Colombia, the company announced. The new service includes two new flights per week between Aruba and Medellin, Colombia. The flights will operate on Mondays and Thursdays. …

 A new manager for Tierra del Sol By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba’s Tierra del Sol Resort and Golf has tapped global golf giant Troon to manage its golf operations, the company announced. Troon has announced the return of Oliver …

 The Dutch Caribbean island continues 2015 surge By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba tourism is showing no signs of slowing down in 2015. The Dutch Caribbean’s tourism power is reporting a 16.2 percent increase in tourism arrivals in the first …

 Upgrades in Aruba By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Aruba’s Riu Palace hotel has reopened following a refurbishment project, the property announced this week. The upgrades took place over the spring and summer of 2015; they included renovations to the property’s buffet …

 The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week comes from Caribbean Journal reader Kevin Nebola, who sent in this great shot of flamingos on the beach in Aruba. Did you take a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

 By Alexander Britell The Radisson Aruba is now a Hilton. The iconic Morris Lapidus-designed resort on Aruba’s Palm Beach has officially debuted as a Hilton. The 355-room property is now the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort and Casino, located on a 15-acre …

 Above: a Delmonico steak at BLT Steak in New York By the Caribbean Journal staff World renowned eatery BLT Steak is coming to Aruba. The restaurant, which has more than 15 locations around the world including Hong Kong, Tokyo and …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Aruba has recently invested more than $100 million in significant hotel updates to enhance guests’ experiences, with an additional $50 million planned for next year. The investment comes as a part of the island’s $1 billion …

 Above: an Aruba Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Aruba Airlines is set to begin scheduled service between Miami and Aruba, according to the Aruba Tourism Authority. The service, which will launch July 2, will include five weekly flights …

Best Aruba Hotels

 This is what you always find yourself loving about the best Aruba hotels. We’ve alway said that Aruba has a lot of great hotels, and places to stay to fit every size and vacation. With easy air access, fabulous beaches, and a …

 Above: Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourism to Aruba is booming so far in 2015, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The Dutch Caribbean island received 294,411 stopover tourist arrivals in the first quarter of 2015, …