This Aruba Hotel Has a New Spa

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Aruba’s top boutique hotel has added a new wellness destination. The new Boardwalk Spa, operated by Aruba Wellness Therapies, is open every day, accessible to both guests and the general public.  It’s set on the ground floor of the hotel’s […]


15 Caribbean “Hideaway” Beaches to Discover in 2022

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Even at the most popular beaches in the Caribbean, you can always find your own space.  But right now, sometimes travelers are looking for a little extra seclusion; a little more distance from other people.  That’s where these Caribbean beaches […]


Hilton Is Opening an Embassy Suites Resort in Aruba

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A new Embassy Suites by Hilton resort is set to open in Aruba this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The resort will be set on the island’s renowned Eagle Beach.  The 330-room resort will include five food and beverage concepts, […]


Aruba Has New Testing Rules for Travelers

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In a major change to its testing rules, Aruba has implemented a two-day requirement for visitors from the US and Canada.  The new rules mean all visitors need to complete a PCR or RT-PCR test — antigen tests are not accepted. […]

Ving Is Relaunching Flights to Aruba

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Swedish airline Ving is making its return to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned. The company had stopped flying to Aruba for the last two years amid the pandemic. The relaunched service will kick off Nov. […]

Frontier Launches New Miami-Aruba Flights

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There’s a new way to get to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.  Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has kicked off its nonstop service from Miami International Airport to Aruba.  “Our phase of continual and stable recovery is transitioning to a […]


There’s a New “Gelato Bus” in Aruba

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Aruba’s most popular gelato spot has expanded with a rather unique new location: a double-decker bus.  It’s called the Gelatissimo Bus, and it’s the second outpost for Gelatissmo, which has long operated an ultra-popular bistro and gelateria in the heart […]

Popular Aruba Hotel Sold

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A leading hotel in the Dutch Caribbean has been sold, Caribbean Journal has exclusively learned.  A deal to purchase the Brickell Bay Beach Club hotel in Aruba has closed.  The 97-key hotel includes a 16,000-square-foot retail complex, in a strong […]

11 Must-Visit Adults-Only Hotels in the Caribbean

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It seems like a new all-inclusive resort pops up every week in the Caribbean, and it’s true that the vast majority of adults-only resorts in the islands follow a pay-one-price model for rooms, activities, and dining. But it’s not a […]


Southwest Airlines Is Relaunching More Aruba Flights

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Southwest Airlines is relaunching one of its most popular flights to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In June 2022, the carrier will resume nonstop flights between Orlando and Aruba.  The route, which officially resumes June […]

More Flights from New York to Aruba, Cancun

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JetBlue Airways is ramping up its service to several Caribbean destinations this summer, including hotspots like Aruba and Cancun.  As part of the company’s “Northeast Alliance” with American Airlines, JetBlue will be ramping up its service from New York-John F. […]

Americans Flocking to Jamaica, Aruba for Holidays

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Aruba and Jamaica are the most popular Caribbean destinations for Americans this holiday season, according to new data from Allianz Partners.  The travel insurance company’s data found that Caribbean destinations dominate the list of most favored holiday destinations for Americans […]


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