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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...


Apr 11, 2016, 14:26 ET Relax and Rejuvenate on the One happy island During Inaugural Aloe Wellness Month Aruba

 For the entire month of June, the One Happy Island of Aruba invites guest to relax as the island celebrates a holistic approach to vacations...


Apr 05, 2016, 10:28 ET The Aruba Summer Music Festival Welcomes Enrique Iglesias To Perform On The Island Of Aruba In June 2016

On Friday June 24th, Saturday June 25th 2016 and Sunday June 26th the Caribbean island of Aruba will host the second annual Aruba Summer Music...


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 17, 2016, 09:27 ET Aruba Sweeps Awards Season As Most Decorated Destination In Caribbean

While Hollywood's hottest celebrities dazzle as "lead actor" or "best new artist," Aruba stars as "best in show" for advertising and marketing this...


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...


Feb 01, 2016, 09:20 ET Empire State Building Announces Winners Of 2016 Valentine's Day Wedding Contest

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today the 10 lucky couples who have been selected as winners of the Empire State Building...


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 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...


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,...


Nov 09, 2015, 10:29 ET Empire State Realty Trust Launches 22nd Annual Empire State Building Valentine's Day Weddings Contest

 The Empire State Building announced today the launch of its 22nd Annual Valentine's Day Weddings Event, where 14 lucky couples will have the...


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...


Jun 18, 2015, 10:30 ET Aruba Invests $100 Million In Island Upgrades

 As part of Aruba's ongoing, $1 billion+ island revitalization and beautification project, the destination recently invested more than $100...


Jun 09, 2015, 11:11 ET Aruba Returns with its Fifth International Film Festival

From October 7-11, 2015, the island of Aruba will once again host filmmakers and film enthusiasts from around the world during its annual Aruba...


May 11, 2015, 09:34 ET Aruba Launches Redesigned Travel Agent Certification Program

The Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) in partnership with Travel Agent Academy launched a redesigned and refreshed Aruba Certified Expert Program (ACE)...


Feb 23, 2015, 10:07 ET Aruba Tourism Authority Reports 2014 Tourism Results

The Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) reported total arrivals in 2014 increased by 9.5 percent, as compared to the same period in 2013. This global...


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...