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Jul 27, 2015, 10:08 ET

Aruba Tourism Authority Launches The Happiness Builder

While today's tech-savvy traveler may rely on Instagram, Facebook or even Periscope to document their epic moments during and after a vacation,...

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
This Valentine's Day was a romantic affair for the storybooks. Aruba awarded honeymoons to lucky newlyweds who had just shared their "I Do"s on top of the Empire State Building. ?#ArubaIDo #ESBeMine

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
The One Happy Island of Aruba Welcomes One Millionth Happy Visitor aruba.com

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...

Apr 14, 2014, 13:28 ET
Aruba, One Happy Island For Families (PRNewsFoto/Aruba Tourism Authority )

Aruba, One Happy Island For Families

 Sand castle building, shell hunting tours, art classes, Papiamento language classes and merengue dancing are just some of the many activities...

Jan 31, 2014, 07:47 ET
Stars Shine Brighter in Aruba #ArubaSuperBar aruba.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Aruba Tourism Authority)

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
Little White Dress Night: Every Monday in Aruba this fall. #LWDNight aruba.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Aruba Tourism Authority)

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
One Happy Valentine's Day on Aruba's pop-up beach in Times Square. Aruba.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Aruba Tourism Authority)

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...

Feb 14, 2013, 09:05 ET
Visit Aruba's One happy island in Times Square this Valentine's Day aruba.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Aruba Tourism Authority)

Warm Your Hearts on Aruba's One happy island Valentine's Day in Times Square

 Love is in the air today, and New York residents and visitors finally have the chance to warm their hearts and toes on Aruba's One happy...

Feb 13, 2013, 09:49 ET
Visit Aruba's One happy island in Times Square this Valentine's Day aruba.com.  (PRNewsFoto/Aruba Tourism Authority)

Warm Your Hearts on Aruba's One happy island Valentine's Day in Times Square

 The countdown to love has begun. Tomorrow, New York residents and visitors have the chance to warm their hearts and toes on Aruba's One happy...

Feb 11, 2013, 11:37 ET

Warm Your Hearts On Aruba's One Happy Island Valentine's Day In Times Square

The countdown to love has begun. In just three days, New York residents and visitors will have the chance to warm their hearts and toes on Aruba's...

Dec 03, 2012, 10:13 ET

Aruba Tourism Authority Announces That Delta Extends Additional New York Non-Stop Flights

New Yorkers will find it easier to escape the city's trying times and retreat to their happy place in Aruba, One Happy Island. Effective Dec. 15,...

Nov 19, 2012, 14:33 ET

Hot Cyber Monday Deals In Sunny Aruba

 As U.S. residents plan to escape the cold and retreat to the heat, Aruba invites visitors to cash in on several hot hotel deals this Cyber...