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Aruba Hosts the First Relaxathon

Celebrating Relaxation on the Caribbean’s Sunny Shores On June 13, 2024, Eagle Beach in Aruba witnessed the debut of the Relaxathon, the Caribbean’s first-ever relaxation competition. Hosted by Shaun White, one hundred participants gathered to compete in an hour-long event dedicated solely to the art of relaxation. What is the Relaxathon? The Relaxathon is a […]

Aruba’s First Vacation Rental Regulation Law Approaches Completion

New Law for Regulating Vacation Rentals in Aruba Nears Completion Minister Oduber Announces Pending Legislation Minister Dangui Oduber has announced the imminent presentation of the first law to regulate vacation rentals in Aruba to Parliament. According to reports from the Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA), the number of vacation rentals on the island has significantly increased. […]

Aruba’s Historic DOW Building Finds New Purpose as APA Office and ATA Visitor Center

Aruba recently celebrated the official transfer of the former DOW building to the Aruba Ports Authority (APA). Built in 1947 and left unused for over 15 years, the building’s revival marks a significant moment in the island’s development. It promises to serve as the APA office and also house an innovative ATA Visitor Center. Reviving […]

Minister Dangui Oduber Announces Exciting Direct Flight Route from Brazil to Aruba

Exciting News: Direct Flights from Brazil to Aruba Announced In a recent press conference, Minister Dangui Oduber, along with representatives from the Aruba Airport Authority and the Aruba Tourism Authority, proudly announced the introduction of direct flights from Brazil to Aruba. This marks a significant step in Aruba’s efforts to enhance its global connectivity and […]

Cruise Ship Season Brings Festive Buzz to Aruba’s Streets!

Cruise Ship Season Starts in Aruba: Get Ready for a Festive Summer! Aruba’s vibrant cruise ship season kicks off on Saturday, June 1, and sails through until Tuesday, September 24. This period brings a festive atmosphere to the island as multiple cruise ships dock, filling downtown areas with visitors and adding a lively buzz to […]

New Tourist Tax to Support Wastewater Treatment Upgrades in Aruba

Starting July 1, 2024, visitors to Aruba will likely encounter a new fee aimed at supporting critical upgrades to the island’s wastewater treatment facilities. An Inclusive Approach to Funding The Aruba Hotel and Tourism Association (AHATA) has been deeply involved in discussions with the Government and Parliament about the most effective way to implement this […]

Aruba Adventures for Expecting Moms: Pregnancy Excursion Tips for a Memorable Getaway

Enjoying Aruba Safely During Pregnancy: Excursions and Activities Pregnancy is a special time, and it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a vacation. If you’re pregnant and planning a trip to Aruba, there are plenty of things you can do that are safe and enjoyable. From relaxing activities like massages to capturing beautiful moments with maternity […]

Aruba has got a new pilot! Congratulations to Marco Nunes!

Aruba proudly celebrates as Marco Nunes achieves a significant milestone in his aviation career, having successfully passed his first private pilot license. Marco’s journey to becoming a pilot is one marked by dedication, rigorous training, and overcoming various challenges. Rapid Progress Marco Nunes managed to achieve the first license within 7 months. The school, located […]

Getting a Sunburn in Aruba is Easy! What to Do if You Get One?

Getting a sunburn in Aruba is as easy as soaking up its tropical sunshine. But fear not! With the right know-how, you can tackle sunburn and get back to enjoying paradise. Let’s dive into some practical steps to soothe that burn and make the most of your time on this sunny island. Sunburn in ArubaAruba’s […]

Conquer Hooiberg with Expert Tips on History, Challenges, and Views

Climbing Aruba’s Stunning Hooiberg: A Journey of Adventure and Beauty Nestled on the lively island of Aruba lies a hidden treasure waiting to be explored – the breathtaking Hooiberg. Rising proudly to about 165 meters (541 feet) above sea level, Hooiberg, affectionately known as the “haystack,” offers adventurers a mix of history, natural beauty, and […]