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  1. Aruba celebrates one million stay-over visitors milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

    ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- The One Happy Island of Aruba celebrated one huge milestone on Wednesday. For the first time in history, the destination welcomed its one-millionth stay-over visitor in a year and JetBlue passengers traveling from New York to Aruba that morning were surprised to discover this lucky individual was on their flight.


  2. Oranjestad: This Deserted Caribbean Beach is Aruba's Secret Site for Plane SpottingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Jaunted

    ... sky. Welcome to one of the best, most undiscovered plane spotting locations in the Caribbean: Renaissance Island, Aruba . It's no St. Maarten Maho Beach , but the experience will appeal to dedicated plane spotters who prize unique locations and a ...


  3. The Caribbean's Best All-Inclusive...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | ABC News

    ... nightly entertainment that includes everything from jazz bands to salsa dancing, you really can't go wrong with Divi Aruba All Inclusive. The resort has three pool areas, and outdoor enthusiasts will love the free water sports at the beach, tennis ...


  4. Oranjestad: Flamingos, Palapas, Paradise: 15 Photos of Renaissance Aruba's Private IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | HotelChatter

    For travelers flying into Aruba 's Queen Beatrix International Airport, the first glance of sand beach comes about 10 seconds before landing on the runway. The stripe of lush green mangroves in the middle of Caribbean-blue waters is the Renaissance Private Island , just off the coast, home to two beaches of pristine sand surrounded by palapas, and hammocks strung between the palms.


  5. US preclearance process in Aruba streamlinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Caribbean News Now!

    From left, Aruba Minister of Tourism Otmar Oduber, CBP Aruba Port Director James Grimes and Aruba Airport Authority CEO James Fazio cut the ribbon where ten new APC kiosks will allow travellers to process through passport control ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- US Customs and Border Protection Aruba preclearance facility officially launched its new automated passport control and global entry kiosks on Monday at the Queen Reina Beatrix Airport in Oranjestad, Aruba. These kiosks automate administrative functions of the border inspection process, reducing wait times and allowing CBP Officers to focus more on the law enforcement mission.


  6. Oranjestad: In Search of Perfect Weather: When to Travel to ArubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Jaunted

    Both of those statements are music to the years of travelers in the mood for "anywhere sunny, with a beach," but there are reasons outside the weather why you may or may not want to head down to "One Happy Island." To make sure you book that dream trip and have the best possible time, we've got some recommendations for when to go to Aruba.


  7. Oranjestad: How Does a Hotel Bring the Beach Indoors? Just Look at the Renaissance Aruba MarinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | HotelChatter

    Although united under one name and one website , two very different booking options exist: the Marina Hotel or the Ocean Suites . It's confusing, sure, but luckily they're only two blocks apart and connected by a golf cart shuttle that zips across the harbor front.


  8. Agreement with Aruba on budget supervisionRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Daily Herald

    Governments of the Netherlands and Aruba reached an agreement on Tuesday on the cooperation with the Committee for Financial Supervision CFT on the supervision of the 2015 budget. The Aruba government has asked the CFT for an expertise report on the draft 2015 budget and also on possible changes to the budget in an effort to address the serious financial situation of the government finances and consequent austerity measures.


  9. MoreRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Art Daily

    ... of projects worldwide, including Pip House, Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles; the renovation of Texas Square in Oranjestad, Aruba, Lesser Antilles; and La Canaria House, Mount Washington, Los Angeles. Exhibiting at the Guggenheim Museum and the Museum of ...


  10. CFT advises placing Aruba under financial supervisionRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Daily Herald

    The Committee for Financial Supervision CFT has advised the Kingdom Council of Ministers to institute independent financial supervision in Aruba's budgetary process. This could be done through a Kingdom Law, similar to the one for CuraA ao and St. Maarten, or a General Measure of the Kingdom Government.


  11. Aruba hosts the world's largest beach tennis competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Caribbean News Now!

    ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- Beach tennis has quickly become one of the fastest growing sports on the globe, combining elements taken from beach volleyball, tennis, badminton and table tennis to create the unique and fast-paced national pastime of Aruba. As the first Caribbean island to embrace the sport, Aruba plays host to more than 50 tournaments annually, including the world's most famous competition -- the Divi Aruba Beach Tennis Open -- taking place November 17-23.


  12. InselAir starts two weekly flights from Aruba to Manaus, BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- InselAir will start operating two weekly flights from Aruba to Manaus, in northern Brazil, as of January 14, 2015. Manaus will be InselAir's 20th destination and tickets can be purchased at any InselAir ticket office and via local and online travel agents.


  13. UMES Closes Out MEAC North Meet with Another Perfect DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... Victoria Jones (Baltimore, Md.), coming off a solid day yesterday, combined with Thashaina Seraus (Oranjestad, Aruba) to mark in the 10th frame 21 of the 25 baker games. Jones bowled four of those games in anchor while Seraus carried the load in the ...


  14. Aruba's Traditions Reward Curious VisitorsRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | PR Log

    It may be one of the world's most up-to-the-minute holiday destinations but the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba also boasts some centuries-old traditions. PRLog - Oct. 23, 2014 - Away from the wi-fi'd rooms of the major resorts, where guests can be checked in on a tablet rather than at reception, islanders have a rich and diverse culture.


  15. New Aruba streetcar shows off improved downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Chris Roberts ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- If you haven't been back to Aruba for a while, a return visit reveals an array of upgrades and additions. Two new hotels have opened; one along Eagle Beach called Blue Residences, a three tower condo/hotel property.


  16. Going to Aruba? Plan to ride the new town trolleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 |

    If you haven't been back to Aruba for a while, a return visit reveals an array of upgrades and additions. Two new hotels have opened.


  17. Unrest in Aruba brings out riot policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... about by global warming. Read the latest news and information here... By Caribbean News Now contributor ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- Riot police were called out in Aruba in a confrontation with thousands of residents who took to the streets in protest ...


  18. Racers from South Dakota, Hawaii, Aruba selected for Summit SuperSeries - Wild Card'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | IHRA

    Three lucky drivers were recently selected as the wild card participants in the 2014 IHRA Summit Racing Equipment SuperSeries to be contested at the Summit World Finals at Memphis International Raceway later this month. Drivers from the islands of Aruba and Hawaii, plus South Dakota, were selected to participate in the 2014 Summit SuperSeries in the Top, Mod and Junior Dragster categories with an opportunity to compete for a World Championship the weekend of October 10-11 at the Summit World Finals.


  19. Boston Red Sox rookies reflect on a lifetime of baseball watching New ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 |

    Growing up 70 miles south of Yankee Stadium in Belmar, N.J., Anthony Ranaudo wanted to be a shortstop because, not unlike most kids his age in the tri-state area, he idolized Derek Jeter. Around the same time, about 2,000 miles south of the Bronx in Oranjestad, Aruba, Xander Bogaerts was catching his first glimpses of Jeter the only way he could -- on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball.


  20. Newlyweds Mr and Mrs Dumfries honeymoon in the region which shares their surnameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | The Daily Record

    ... Morris and Cherylle, 47, flew back to the Netherlands today where they will spend a bit of time before heading home to Aruba. Morris said: "We have had a great time, we hired a car and have been sightseeing all over at places like Caerlaverock ...