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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...

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...