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Sun Country Airlines to fly nonstop from MSP to Aruba

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Sun Country Airlines to fly nonstop from MSP to Aruba

- Sun Country Airlines is going to Aruba. The Eagan-based airline announced Wednesday two new destinations from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Not only will Twin Cities travelers have nonstop access to Aruba in the Caribbean this winter, they’ll be able fly nonstop to Tucson, Ariz., as well. The flights will operate between December 2017 and April 2018. This marks the first time Sun Country will fly to Aruba in its 35-year history

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Wanted Toronto man accused of murder in Aruba

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Wanted Toronto man accused of murder in Aruba

- Previous Next Michael Teddy Gibson, 29, is wanted for first-degree murder in the death of Julian Weekes on April 2, 2016 in Toronto. Suspected killer Michael “Teddy” Gibson, 30, who is wanted by Toronto Police for the 2016 murder of Julian Weekes, was taken into custody during a massive takedown by cops in Aruba on Tuesday. (24ora.com) The suspected triggerman in a Regent Park homicide is also accused of murdering another Toronto man in Aruba

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IMF concludes consultation discussions with Aruba | Caribbean News Now
WASHINGTON, USA -- On May 17, 2017, the executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation discussions with the Aruba, and considered and endorsed the staff appraisal without a meeting. Aruba is a small open economy with high living standards. Aruba’s per capita income, at about US$24,100, is one of the highest in the Caribbean   Read More ...
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Physical & Emotional Wellbeing Promoted on Global Wellness Day at the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino
Among Global Wellness Day activities offered at the resort, fresh aloe water at the reception throughout the day, fresh fruit juices at Laguna restaurant during breakfast, and fresh fruit juices served around the pool deck midmorning. Teaser treatments by eforea spa, were given under the pool side Activities’ Cabana, and in the main lobby, later in the day. Complimentary activities such as Cardio Kickboxing, Aquacise and Beach Tennis , were scattered throughout the day, and were very well received by guests   Read More ...
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Celebrate Father's Day with Ribs and Beer at Tulip!
Treat dad to some finger-licking good BBQ ribs a Tulip! Tulip is offering BBQ Spare Ribs topped with their special sauce that fall off the bone! Served with baked potato or country style potato wedges,coleslaw, and coleslaw, and 1 FREE ICE-COLD BEER for Daddy!   Read More ...
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Aruba Wine and Dine (AWD) replaces plastic straws with bio-degradable ones
Festive cocktails will look the same at the restaurants of Aruba Wine and Dine (AWD) in the future, but there will be a big difference: from now on the new straws that are used are bio-degradable and therefore not harmful for the environment. In this way the restaurants will take a step towards a `greener' world; we hope that other restaurants, bars and private persons will follow this example   Read More ...
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Breakfast at Laguna Restaurant, now Offers Innovative Add-Ons at the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino
Breakfast consists of an all-you-care-to-eat buffet, featuring American favorites including a display of sliced fresh fruits, French toast, eggs in many different styles, and an interactive omelet station where guest may further customize their meal. Home-baked Danish, assorted cheeses, cold cuts, spreads, cereals, yogurts and dried fruits, bacon, link sausages, pancakes, waffles, and breakfast potatoes, are accompanied by fresh juices and just-brewed coffees   Read More ...
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6-Course Taste of Art charity dinner with artist Elvis Tromp at lovely Hadicurari Restaurant
Local artist Elvis Tromp and Hadicurari Restaurant’s Executive Chef Ronald van Hasenbroek have teamed up for an exceptional evening, which has been named `Taste of Art’. Are you interested in participating in this wonderful food and wine pairing event, please call 586-2288 or 594-2774 to make your reservations or you can mail to .   Read More ...
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La Cabana hosts a Team Building Outing for Managers & Supervisors
La Cabana Beach Resort & Casino recently hosted a day of team building for its managers and supervisors, taking them out of the resort for a change of scenery and a full day of activities. The day, organized by WannaGo Outdoors, began with a bus ride to , where the group was divided into teams and challenged to participate in various team building exercises, meant to help them focus on cooperation, trust, communication, leadership skills and fun   Read More ...
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Loyal Visitors George and Saundra Krize Honored at Playa Linda!
Recently, George and Saundra Krize were honored with the Distinguished Visitors certificate by Marouska Heyliger in the name of the Aruba Tourism Authority.   Read More ...
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Aruba Nights: Three Decades of Doing It Right
Aruba Nights is celebrating their 30th anniversary this year, and it’s been quite a ride! The Aruba Nights team has always endeavored to provide their readers and visitors with the most up-to-date, in-depth, and interesting content about this happy little 20-mile-long island to ensure their stay on Aruba is always out of this world.   Read More ...
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Loyal Visitors Nancy Valentine and Victoria Valentine Honored at Divi Village Resort!
Nancy Valentine together with her daughter Victoria Valentine were recently honored as Goodwill Ambassadors due to their 34thand 20th consecutive visit to Aruba.   Read More ...
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Spanish Tapas Night at Café the Plaza Showcases this Intriguing Type of Cuisine
Tapas were traditionally very simple: a few olives, a slice of ham or a few nuts, but in the past few years the tapa has evolved into an art form, a true, new type of cuisine. On Saturday, June 3rd, Chef Urbine Donata of Café the Plaza will showcase what tapas look like and taste like nowadays. He has selected a few popular and tasty tapas with which he will blow your mind   Read More ...
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Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Appoints Rik Van Der Berg as Resort Manager
In his new role at , van der Berg oversees the daily operations of the Caribbean’s No. 1 Hotel for Romance according to TripAdvisor. He works with Bucuti’s associates ensuring that guests receive excellent service in the surrounds of that’s a signature of the adults-only resort. Fluent in three languages, van der Berg easily converses with Bucuti’s guests who hail from 25 different countries on any given day   Read More ...
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Aruba Marriott Resort Recognized as One of the Best Hotels for Families in 2017
The Aruba Marriot Resort & Stellaris Casino has recently been recognized by Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor’s family travel site, as one of the best hotels for families in 2017.   Read More ...
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Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Wins Major Caribbean Award
Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is the 2017 winner of the CHIEF Award for Environmental Sustainability by the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA). The honor was presented to the resort at the Caribbean Hotel Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) on Friday, June 2 in Miami, FL.   Read More ...
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New Herrings at Café the Plaza's Traditional 'Haring Happen' Event
The Dutch tradition of ‘Haring Happen’ continues on Aruba at Café the Plaza when the first herrings of the season have been flown in. On Friday, June 16, local lovers of rare herring will flock to the popular cafe in the Renaissance Marketplace to sample the delicacy. Predictions about this year's catch are very favorable: the 2017 herring is fat   Read More ...
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May 2017 Aruba Product Update
The Aruba Product Update offers a synthesis of some of the most prominent and important news each month in Aruba. Click here to download the May 2017 Aruba Product Update.   Read More ...
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Aruba Marriott Resort Invited Its Loyal Customers to Experience an Out of This World Event
Bringing together business leaders and representatives around the island along with local press members, the celebratory event signified Marriott’s continued appreciation of its valued relationships with its local customers. The Aruba Marriott Resort partnered up with Elite Productions and Perfect Team Event Planner to truly make this Intergalactic Gala an out of this world event.   Read More ...
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Divi Hosts a Cultural Fair
The initiative gives children the chance to have a say and be visible in the decision-making process of their country, and allows organization to see themselves from the perspective of children. The Kids Council delegation left a report behind suggesting the company should take time to celebrate team-work more often, and promote the immense diversity of Divi employees’ cultural backgrounds. The kids were not kiddin’   Read More ...
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Aruba Tourism Authority introduces Free Wi-Fi Zones Aruba
The Aruba Tourism Authority proudly introduces free Wi-Fi zones in renowned areas around the island, in order to enhance our visitors’ experience.   Read More ...
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Master of the Mind Guy Bavli Back in Aruba This Summer With His Award-winning, Mind Blowing Show
The evening at the Alhambra Ballroom will be filled with mind games and humor, demonstrating Bavli’s hidden powers, which defy logic and science, as his telekinetic powers can move objects without the use of a touch. Laughter is great medicine, says Bavli, and his interactive audiences laugh and shake their heads in disbelief as he reads their mind with a mix of mentalism and illusion, psychology, physiology and intuition, that is pure entertainment   Read More ...
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Exploring Aruba with Donna Dubrink
Every week Aruba Curt publishes a new episode of One Happy Podcast in which he interviews Aruba visitors on their experience. In this episode he interviews Donna Dubrink and her husband Mike, who has been visiting the island for 24 years.   Read More ...
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Amsterdam Manor retains their certificacion of EarthCheck Master
EarthCheck is the world's leading scientific benchmarking, advisory and certification group for travel and tourism since 1987. Their purpose is to help businesses, communities and governments deliver clean, safe, prosperous and healthy destinations for travelers to visit, live, work and play.   Read More ...
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Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino Participates in Hilton’s Largest Annual Global Career Initiative
Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino has taken part in Careers@Hilton Week, Hilton’s annual global career event showcasing the many opportunities available in the hospitality industry for youth and other job seekers. From May 15 to May 21, Hilton hotels and corporate offices around the globe are hosting hundreds of events to inform young people about the exciting and diverse career opportunities in the hospitality industry   Read More ...
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Amsterdam Manor participated at the AHATA Reimagine Challenge ‘Recycled Art Competition’
During the month of May, AHATA organized their 15th Recycled Art competition. This competition aims to promote and raise awareness regarding recyclables. The Recycled Art competition drew a big crowd and showed everyone how common household items can be re-used in various ways to create art. Understanding the importance of recycling, the Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort and MVC Eagle Beach both held their own internal recycling challenge where the winners were able to represent the hotels at the Art Competition with their winning pieces of art   Read More ...
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Debra and Michael Dokovna Honored at the Marriott Ocean Club
Recently, Mrs. Debra Dokovna together with her son Michael Dokovna from New Jersey were honored with the Goodwill Ambassadors certificate by Marouska Heyliger in the name of the Aruba Tourism Authority.   Read More ...
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Playa Linda Achieves Certified Room Attendant Success
Playa Linda Beach Resort is taking its housekeeping standards to a new level. Its already excellent team of room attendants further refined their skills through participation in a yearlong training course, culminating in winning marks and recent graduation from the Talkabout Certification Program. Playa Linda has a team of exceptional housekeeping supervisors & room attendants, all of whom attended both formal training & internal coaching sessions   Read More ...
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BlueGreen Resorts award La Cabana Beach Resort & Casino THREE top recognitions
BlueGreen Vacations, a leader in the hospitality industry offering high-quality resorts with ultra-spacious accommodations and outstanding customer service, held its recent annual conference in Orlando, Florida, in which La Cabana Beach Resort & Casino received three top honors: Most Improved 2016, an overall hotel performance score, as measured by medallia, and the coveted Outstanding Achievement in Hospitality Award 2016, both from among all 60 BlueGreen Resorts   Read More ...
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Mother’s Day Celebration surprises team members at the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino
Maggy’s beauty experts also organized a special Fragrance Expo for team members who wished to make Mother’s Day gift purchases, in house, with a convenient payment plan attached. Team members were also invited to purchase their own favorite fragrances, accumulating Maggy’s reward points. The makeup program and the expo of top selling fragrances and cosmetic products, were enthusiastically received, focusing on every day makeup and skin care, aiming at improved grooming and a better look at work, and at leisure   Read More ...
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Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa receives Gold Re-Certification Travelife
The intimate boutique resort is delighted to announce their Travelife Gold Re-Certification based on the improvements made. Travelife certification increases competitiveness and as tourism professionals ’s Team have learned how to integrate sustainability in their daily operations by, for instance, energy- & water savings and reducing paper as well as by implementing different Health & Safety Policies. A more sustainable supply chain has been created by contracting already sustainable suppliers and by supporting existing business partners towards more social and environmentally friendly behavior   Read More ...
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Aruba’s first OP=OP now open in Savaneta
Op=Op Bargain Store enjoyed long lines of curious and excited clients, as it opened its doors for the first time on Friday 4/28, at 9am, in its Savaneta location. Neighborhood residents stated gathering early in the morning, patiently waiting for the ribbon cutting ceremony, which was affected by Managing Director Lennert van der Poel, and Dutch OP = OP Director and Owner Vincent Alkema   Read More ...
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April 2017 Aruba Product Update
The Aruba Product Update offers a synthesis of some of the most prominent and important news each month in Aruba. Click here to download the April 2017 Aruba Product Update.   Read More ...
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New Specials Introduced at Sunset Grille at the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino
The Sunset Grille has recently introduced weekly specials designed to delight patrons dining on premium Steaks, Seafood and Pasta. While steaks and chops make up the heart of the menu, the restaurant’s executive sous chef, Lij Heron, innovated unparalleled appetizers and extraordinary desserts, which help showcase his unique cooking style. The Sunset Grille always endeavors to exceed guests’ expectations by purchasing the very best products available on the island and preparing them in accordance to “tried and true” cooking methods, combined with cutting edge contemporary presentations   Read More ...
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Tags: Steaks |  Meat |  Food and Drinks | 
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John Hancock, USA, presents Scol Dunuman with a generous donation
While here, EPIC invited Scol Dunuman to give a presentation to the group in the resort’s ballroom, with all 220 group members in attendance. A representative of the school then told the John Hancock executives and their spouses about the school for local kids with severe learning challenges, ages 4 to 16, and about the school’s efforts to teach them in their own native language Papiamento, in small groups, with individual attention   Read More ...
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Toronto man wanted for first-degree murder arrested in Aruba
Toronto man wanted for first-degree murder arrested in Aruba A Toronto man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for first-degree murder since last year has been apprehended in Aruba.Toronto police said Thursday that Michael Teddy Gibson, 30, was arrested at the end of April by the police force on the south Caribbean island. Toronto police could not comment on the nature of the investigation in Aruba, but said there are efforts to bring Gibson back to Canada   Read More ...
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Sun Country Airlines to fly nonstop from MSP to Aruba
Sun Country Airlines to fly nonstop from MSP to Aruba Sun Country Airlines is going to Aruba. The Eagan-based airline announced Wednesday two new destinations from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Not only will Twin Cities travelers have nonstop access to Aruba in the Caribbean this winter, they’ll be able fly nonstop to Tucson, Ariz., as well. The flights will operate between December 2017 and April 2018. This marks the first time Sun Country will fly to Aruba in its 35-year history   Read More ...
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Wanted Toronto man accused of murder in Aruba
Wanted Toronto man accused of murder in Aruba Previous Next Michael Teddy Gibson, 29, is wanted for first-degree murder in the death of Julian Weekes on April 2, 2016 in Toronto. Suspected killer Michael “Teddy” Gibson, 30, who is wanted by Toronto Police for the 2016 murder of Julian Weekes, was taken into custody during a massive takedown by cops in Aruba on Tuesday. (24ora.com) The suspected triggerman in a Regent Park homicide is also accused of murdering another Toronto man in Aruba   Read More ...
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Tags: Murders |  Death & Dying | 
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The Hilton Hosts a “Tourism Showcase,” for 116 Delegates from Eleven Latin American Countries During CATA
The annual CATA 2017, a conference organized by the Aruba Tourism Authority and the Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association, created an interactive opportunity for Latin American tour operators, international airlines, and local hoteliers dedicated to the promotion of the island as a vacation destination, to meet and discuss business.   Read More ...
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Loyal Aruba Visitors honored at Playa Linda Beach Resort
Last week at the Playa Linda Beach Resort, Pablo and Clara Cardenas from Colombia and Martha Diaz from Venezuela were honored by Marouska Heyliger as Goodwill Ambassadors.   Read More ...
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Groove Department Live Band performing at Bugaloe Beach Bar
Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill is proud to announce the appearance of the Groove Department Live Band this Friday, May 5. Come down to the best bar on the beach for delicious cocktails, incredible live music, and the best sunset views on the island. The band will be performing from 7:30 in the evening. The Groove Department is a top 100 cover band that is certain to get your toes tapping and bodies moving! Before the show, Bugaloe will be offering our daily Happy Hours with live entertainment from 5-6pm and again from 10-11pm   Read More ...
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Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Recognized as Global Tripadvisor® Greenleader
According to TripAdvisor, the top 10 eco-friendly properties are based on the average score and the number of reviews on the site of facilities that have reached the Platinum level in the program of TripAdvisor. has been at the Platinum level, the highest level, of the esteemed program since it began in 2013. Survey participants shared that they are mindful of the environmental impact of the properties they stay at, the restaurants where they dine and of the tours and attractions they book on their trip   Read More ...
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