November 19, 2019 marked a very important day for Aruba’s future! The Parliament of Aruba has officially banned single use plastics and Oxybenzone, a chemical found in many sunscreens that contribute to the deterioration of coral reefs. This means that any disposable, single use plastics, such as: plastic cups, straws, utensils, containers, and stirrers are Continue reading "%s"
After months of preparation and renovation, we are ready to welcome you to a brand new casino where ‘Island meets modern Dutch’; Wind Creek Seaport Casino. The Grand Opening takes place on Saturday, October 26th starting at 10 AM with 12-hours of nonstop fun, music, food, drinks and $20.000 in cash prizes! Grand Opening You Continue reading "%s"
Lonely Planet has just revealed their annual “Best in Travel” lists comprised of 10 top countries, cities, regions, and best value destinations to visit in the next year ahead. The lists include best destinations, journeys and sustainable travel experiences for the year 2020. We are excited to announce that our little happy island of Aruba Continue reading "%s"
The votes are in – Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort has been named by readers of Condé Nast Traveler among the Top 50 Resorts in the Caribbean. The romantic enclave made a major jump on the highly coveted 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards list, up 13 spots to No. 26. Additionally, Bucuti & Tara leads the Continue reading "%s"
On September 1st, 2019, The Bahamas was hit by hurricane Dorian… A name that is now prominently engraved in Bahamian history as the worst hurricane that has ever hit the islands. Many of the residents of The Bahamas have lost their homes, and many are still missing. These are challenging times, but please know that Continue reading "%s"
2019 marked the 34th year in a row that the Windsurfing World Championship took place in Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria. Sarah-Quita Offringa, a local from Aruba, has been participating since 2006 in the championship with back-to-back climbs to the number one spot. This year is no exception, Sarah Quita has managed to crush the waves and Continue reading "%s"
Every single bartender on the island agrees that the Aruba Ariba was created at the Aruba Caribbean Resort, now the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino, on July 1st, 1963. During a mixology contest held at the Aruba Caribbean Hotel, Juan “Jocky” Tromp, the creator of the Aruba Ariba was one of the participants, and Continue reading "%s"
In the presence of Governor Alfonso Boekhoudt, former Governor Fredis Refunjol, Minister Andin Bikker, Minister Dangui Oduber, and their respective wives, Sunset Grille at Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino had the distinct pleasure of unveiling its Wall of Fame – a picture gallery of island movers and shakers and celebrities. All Wall of Famers Continue reading "%s"
As if the initial festival artist lineup wasn’t impressive enough, Soul Beach Music Festival 2019 has managed to make this upcoming Memorial Day weekend even bigger than before! Held on Memorial Day weekend, this year’s festival will take place May 22nd – 27th, drawing festival goers from all over to the “One Happy Island” for Continue reading "%s"
With many people currently enduring cold and brutal winter weather, now is better time than ever to reveal some of the most beautiful and sunny beaches of the world! TripAdvisor has just announced the winners of their 2019 Travelers’ Choice Awards, and the ever so breathtaking, Eagle Beach of Aruba made the No. 3 spot! Continue reading "%s"
When it comes to romance, TripAdvisor® knows the perfect match is Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort. The world’s largest travel site just announced the winners of the 2019 Travelers’ Choice Awards. Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is named among the Top 10 Hotels for Romance in the World – the only Caribbean property to make Continue reading "%s"
Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino is very pleased to announce that Aruba native Ruthsela “Chela” de Lannoy, Director of Catering & Convention, has been listed among “25 Women to Watch in Hotel Food & Beverage” in the November/ December issue of Hotel F&B magazine. The female executives listed among the 25 are recognized for Continue reading "%s"
This week, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) unveiled its finalists for the 2019 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards. Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is honored and humbled to learn it has secured a spot in the next round of judging. Bucuti & Tara is one of only three contenders worldwide for the Climate Action Continue reading "%s"