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             Aruba Tourism

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            PALM BEACH - Aruba host-     ATA Colombia also recent-
            ed  the  first  SITE  “Certified   ly organized two press trips
            Incentive  Specialist”  edu-  in partnership with the air-
            cational  program  recently   lines.The  first  FAM  trip  was
            at  the  Hyatt  Regency.  This   done  in  partnership  with
            half day course is designed   Copa  airlines  who  invited
            for professionals who work   a  total  of  11  agents  that
            in  the  incentive  travel  in-  visited the island for the first
            dustry.                      time.  The  host  hotel  was
                                         the  Mill  resort.  The  group
            ACB is brought this program   represented  various  CIC
            to Aruba to certify our local   agencies  in  Barranquilla,
            partners. There was a total   Sincelejo  and  Monteria.
            of 36 graduates for the CIS   And  they  were  extremely
            course.                      impressed  with  the  variety
            Companies  that  partici-    that the island has to offer.
            pated  included  Eco  DMS,   A second FAM trip was or-
            Ritz  Carlton  Aruba,  Aruba   ganized by ATA Colombia
            Marriott  Resort  &  Stellaris   and  LATAM  Airlines  where
            Casino,  Divi  Resorts,  Hyatt   different   travel   agents
            Regency  Aruba  Resort  &    were  invited.  The  Colom-
            Casino,  Renaissance  Re-    bian  travel  agents  were
            sort  &  Casino  Aruba,  Elite   hosted  by  Tropicana  Aru-
            productions, Red Sail DMC,   ba Beach Resort & Casino.
            Tierra  del  Sol,  Epic  DMC,   A  total  of  11  people  was
            Holiday  Inn  Resort  Aru-   invited  representing  the
            ba,  Barcelo,  High  Perfor-  agencies  and  tour  op-
            mance, ATRE, Mosaic and      erators  with  the  highest
            Fofoti tours. There were also   production  and  catering
            3 international participants,   to  the  leisure  and  groups
            from the US and Bermuda.     market.q
                                                                      Along with other nations, Aruba shines

                                                                      at ‘Encuentro de Carnavales del Caribe’

                                                                      BARRANQUILLA  -  Aruba
                                                                      participated at the second
                         Paradise in the Caribbean                    Encuentro  de  Carnavales
                                                                      del Caribe held in Barran-
                                                                      quilla,  Colombia,  recent-
                                                                      ly  at  the  Universidad  del

                                                                      The program included dis-
                                                                      cussions  of  creative  and
                                                                      cultural  events  in  the  re-
                                                                      gion  and  their  impact.
                                                                      Franklin  Ridderstaat  and
                                                                      John  Franklin  Flemming,
                                                                      members of the Aruba del-
                                                                      egation,  participated  in
                                                                      panel discussions.           val costumes.                A  special  cocktail  recep-
                                                                      Dancers    Jeanique    De    Many  nations  in  Latin     tion  was  held  in  the  Casa
                                                                      Palm, Levi Thode, Mirianne   America  and  the  Carib-    del Carnaval, attended by
                                                                      Gomez and Rodney Kam-        bean  contributed  to  this   Floris van Eijk, First Secretary
                                SALES OFFICE +297 2801005  perveen also were present   interesting and informative   of the Embassy of the King-
                                    MOBILE +297 5927275  with  their  elaborate  carni-  event.            dom of the Netherlands.q
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