Aruba Welcomes Newlyweds to the Island Where Romance Begins With 'One Cool Honeymoon'

Mar 16, 2000, 00:00 ET from Aruba Tourism Authority

    ORANJESTAD, Aruba, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Aruba's "One Cool Honeymoon"
 program returns this year with an extraordinary range of leisure activities
 and merchandise discounts.  Newlyweds will find it easy to say "I do" to a
 honeymoon in the tropical paradise of Aruba.
     The annual "One Cool Honeymoon" program begins April 1 through
 December 31, 2000.  To participate, newlyweds need only identify themselves as
 such when making reservations and upon hotel check-in at participating
 resorts.  For more information about "One Cool Honeymoon" please visit
     "Abundant activities, 80-degree weather and the finest beaches in the
 Caribbean make Aruba hot with honeymooners," said Dr. Lili Beke-Martinez,
 Aruba's Minister of Economic Affairs, Tourism, Social Affairs and Culture.
 "These honeymoon extras make Aruba even more enticing."
     With their "One Cool Honeymoon" ID card, couples can take advantage of
 various value-added amenities, ranging from discounts on activities such as
 dinner parties, cruises, horseback riding, snorkeling and tours, to shopping
 and dining specials.
     In addition to these honeymoon extras, several hotels offer packages
 exclusively designed for newlyweds, including a complimentary bottle of
 champagne or wine, a souvenir picture frame and a certificate for a free
 night during a return stay the following year.
     "Aruba is the island where happiness lives and romance begins," said
 Beke-Martinez.  "In fact, many newlyweds fall in love with the island and
 return year after year to celebrate their anniversary with us."
     Located in the heart of the Caribbean, 15 miles north of Venezuela and
 only two and a half-hours from Miami by air, Aruba is outside the hurricane
 belt and the island boasts great year-round weather, cooling trade winds and
 friendly people.
     For more information on planning a trip to Aruba, contact the Aruba
 Tourism Authority at 800-TO-ARUBA or visit and .  The Aruba Tourism Authority also has
 offices in Weehawken, Ft. Lauderdale, Houston and Chicago.
     This material is distributed by Everett Clay Associates and Shandwick
 International on behalf of the Aruba Ministry of Economic Affairs, Tourism,
 Social Affairs and Culture.  Additional information is available at the
 Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

SOURCE Aruba Tourism Authority