Updated July 23, 2021 – During the period July 16-23, active cases increased to 158 and 15 recoveries and 1 death were registered. Read the latest information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it is impacting travel to (and life in) Aruba. Continue reading "%s"
True to the name and their promise, the Island(er)s at the Helm project, funded by the Dutch Research Council (NWO) programme Caribbean Research: A Multidisciplinary Approach, is employing CAS and BES islands researchers. Harold Kelly (Aruba), Lysanne Charles (Saba/St. Maarten), and Sharelly Emanuelson (Curaçao/Aruba) will be appointed from the 1st of September 2021 to work Continue reading "%s"
The third annual KLM Aruba Marathon has been given green light by the Aruban authorities for a Covid-19 proof race on June 5th and June 6th 2021, with a number of races going on at the same time, namely 42.2km Marathon, 21.1km Half Marathon and 10km Walk & Run, Sunday morning, 5k Walk & Run, Continue reading "%s"
It is your worst nightmare to experience health issues during your relaxing holidays where immediate urgent attention is required for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. At Urgent Care Aruba, we believe that everyone deserves access to the highest quality healthcare available. That is why we accept most major international travel insurance plans. UCA has had a Continue reading "%s"
On April 10th, 2021 beachgoers and other spectators witnessed an unusual daytime leatherback sea turtle nesting event, taking place on the beach in front of Casa del Mar Aruba Beach Resort. After the nesting took place, the eggs were relocated to a safer location on the beach and sectioned off with barriers by the Turtugaruba Continue reading "%s"
Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is the proud host of the German delegation of engineers, architects, and other experts on sustainability solutions who were in Aruba to present at the German Green Technology Conference 2021, Smart Buildings for Sustainable Caribbean Islands. Distinguished speakers and experts gathered on the island on March 24th to discuss the Continue reading "%s"
It’s that time of year again; travelers have voiced (or rather clicked) their opinion via TripAdvisor when it comes to the world’s best beaches! While much of the world has been urged to stay home and put their travels on hold for most of 2020, TripAdvisor has adjusted their methodology for 2021 to better determine Continue reading "%s"
On January 7th Minister van Engelshoven of Education, Culture and Science of The Netherlands announced that the project Island(er)s at the Helm: Co-creating sustainable and inclusive solutions for social adaptation to climate challenges in the (Dutch) Caribbean is one of two projects awarded with funding from the NWO Caribbean Research programme. The Island(er)s at the Continue reading "%s"
Starbucks Aruba announced today the opening of its fifth store in the country, which will be located at Gloria Plaza. Through this opening, Starbucks reaffirms its commitment to Aruba and its local customers with the introduction of its second kiosk concept, offering them both convenience and connection while providing a safe, high-quality coffee experience and Continue reading "%s"
Below is a news archive of events related to COVID-19 in Aruba from June 1, 2020 through November 30, 2020. See: latest Aruba coronavirus (COVID-19) updates. November 30, 2020 – 7 new cases of COVID-19 reported and 13 recoveries. Active cases decrease to 108. The total number of active COVID-19 coronavirus cases has decreased to Continue reading "%s"
The Caribbean’s most eco-certified hotel is now setting the world standard as Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort in Aruba is the first-ever hotel in the world to win the prestigious Global United Nations 2020 Climate Action Award for Climate Neutral Now. The United Nations made the announcement at the UNFCCC secretariat (UN Climate Change) in Continue reading "%s"
Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort just achieved the world’s first perfect score of 100 points from Green Globe, which represents the international Standard for Sustainability. additionally, Bucuti & Tara just earned recertification as carbon neutral and remains the Caribbean’s first and only net-zero hotel. Green Globe Platinum: World’s Only Perfect Score in the Hotel & Continue reading "%s"
The Aruba Tourism Authority in collaboration with a wide selection of accommodations across the island, is excited to announce Aruba’s newest program, “One Happy Workation”, the perfect balance of work and play! Sanju Luidens, the CMO of ATA, stated, “We recognize the desire to travel safely and have noticed a rising trend of visitors in Continue reading "%s"