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Nov 21, 2016, 11:10 ET Aruba Invites Brides to "Say I Do" With a View

Beach Brides, Aruba's official wedding blog launches an online forum for couples to use when planning their upcoming nuptials. Beach Brides...


Nov 07, 2016, 10:15 ET Airbnb and Aruba Tourism Authority Sign Historic, Tourism Agreement

Today in Aruba, the Aruba Tourism Authority and Airbnb, the world's leading community-driven hospitality company, signed an agreement that will...


Sep 12, 2016, 12:16 ET Aruba Tourism Authority Launches Video Series Featuring Local Storytellers

 Continuing its digital quest to meet travelers' increased demand for authentic vacation experiences, Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) has...


Jul 13, 2016, 06:30 ET World's Elite Athletes And Stars Celebrate With "Suite" Escape To Aruba

 As the world's elite athletes and stars align for the ESPYS, Aruba invites them to celebrate with a "suite" escape to the One happy island....


Jun 29, 2016, 10:07 ET Aruba and the World Tourism Organization of the United Nations Announce International Happiness 360 Conference

Leading up to World Tourism Day, the One happy island of Aruba will host Happiness 360 Conference World Tourism Aruba – an international...


Mar 18, 2016, 10:48 ET International Day Of Happiness Celebrated With Special Travel Deals To The One Happy Island Of Aruba

 Aruba promises travelers a huge reason to smile on the International Day of Happiness, as the world-famous "One happy island" offers...


Mar 03, 2016, 10:57 ET Aruba Tourism Authority Reports 2015 Tourism Results

Following a record-setting year of 1.07 million stay-over visitors in 2014, The Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) reported total arrivals in 2015...


Feb 24, 2016, 09:41 ET One Extra Day Of Happiness -- Leap Day Aruba Offers Announced

Travelers are invited to leap on an extra day of sunshine and happiness this year – as the One happy island of Aruba offers Leap Day...


Feb 09, 2016, 11:07 ET Empire State Building and Aruba Create One-Of-A-Kind Valentine's Day Wedding Experience

This Valentine's Day, Aruba will sweep 10 special couples off of their feet, 86 stories high, as they exchange "I Dos" atop the iconic Empire State...


Feb 04, 2016, 16:54 ET Say I Do To Aruba This Valentine's Day

With the One happy island boasting blissful travel specials, couples have countless reasons to say "I Do" to Aruba this Valentine's Day. Lovebirds...


Dec 22, 2015, 10:51 ET Warm Up This Winter On The One Happy Island

 Even beyond the holiday season, Aruba is spreading joy through hot hotel offers that will warm visitors' hearts. From luxury high-rise resorts...


Dec 02, 2015, 09:38 ET Aruba Tourism Authority Announces Digital Embarkation and Disembarkation Card

Effective December 1, 2015, Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA), Aruba Immigration Services (IASA) and Gamma will introduce a new service to the island's...


Nov 24, 2015, 10:38 ET Hot Holiday Offers In Sunny Aruba

 As U.S. travelers plan to escape the cold and retreat to the heat, Aruba invites visitors to cash in on several hot hotel deals Black Friday,...


Oct 27, 2015, 11:11 ET Aruba Tops Digital Marketing Index 2015 And Social Media Rankings In Caribbean & Co. Analysis

In addition to being one of the most popular islands to visit in the Caribbean, Aruba ranks the most popular digital destination in the...


Sep 29, 2015, 17:13 ET 2015 Aruba International Film Festival Announces Line-Up

 The island of Aruba will once again host filmmakers and film enthusiasts from around the world during the fifth annual Aruba International...


Sep 02, 2015, 12:57 ET Preparations are in full swing for the EAT LOCAL RESTAURANT WEEK

Starting September 28 and lasting through October 9 2015, the One happy island of Aruba invites guests to explore local culinary delights during...


Feb 16, 2015, 09:53 ET Aruba and Empire State Building Create One Of A Kind Valentine's Day Wedding Experience

This Valentine's Day, Aruba warmed the hearts of 100 special couples at the iconic Empire State Building in New York City. It was a romantic affair...


Dec 19, 2014, 13:55 ET One Happy Island Of Aruba Celebrates One Huge Milestone

One happy island of Aruba celebrated one huge milestone, Wednesday, Dec. 17. For the first time in history, the destination welcomed its...


Jan 31, 2014, 07:47 ET Aruba Launches Ultimate Super Bar in NYC Championship Football Weekend

 While football stars Peyton Manning, Richard Sherman, Demaryius Thomas and Marshawn Lynch are busy gearing up for the big game, other top...


Oct 31, 2013, 20:45 ET Xander Bogaerts makes Aruba One happy nation

 As Xander Bogaerts helped make history in last night's Series win, giving Boston fans another victory parade, he also made the happy island of...


Sep 02, 2013, 08:00 ET Aruba Announces Island-wide "Little White Dress Night" Mondays This Fall

As Americans tuck away their white clothes and replace them with dark fall colors, the Aruba Tourism Authority keeps white in season year-round...


Aug 02, 2013, 06:51 ET Popular "Dine on Aruba" Program Returns To Promote Island's Flavorful Cuisine

Inspired by the successful launch of this culinary promotion in 2012, Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) and Aruba Gastronomic Association (AGA) invite...


Jun 25, 2013, 12:23 ET The Caribbean Island Of Aruba To Run Solely On Sustainable Energy By 2020

 The 70 square-mile island of Aruba is on track to becoming the world's first sustainable energy economy and achieving the goal of running on...


May 30, 2013, 16:26 ET Aruba Celebrates The "Year Of Papiamento" Marking 10 Years As The Island's Official Language

In this month in 2003, Aruba declared Papiamento—the most widely-spoken language on the Dutch Caribbean ABC islands of Aruba, Bonaire and...


Feb 15, 2013, 18:23 ET Thousands Warmed Their Hearts This Valentine's Day on Aruba's One Happy Island in Times Square

Aruba, One happy island, invited New York City residents and visitors to celebrate their love this Valentine's Day on a heated pop-up beach in...