The Aruba Tourism Authority recently recognized the recognized Goodwill Ambassadors of Aruba. Presenting the Ambassadors with the Goodwill certification as a token of appreciation. The honoring certification program is granted to ambassadors, to recognize, the loyalty, friendships, and visits to Aruba. For consecutively choosing Aruba as their preferred vacation destination each year.
The Honoring certification program has three levels, which are divided according to the quantity of consecutive years visiting the island.
- Distinguished Ambassadors: 10> years
- Goodwill Ambassadors: 20> years
- Emerald Ambassadors: 35> years
Goodwill Ambassadors 20> years:
Charles & Kathie Andrieu resident of New Jersey, United States (have been coming to Aruba for 20 years consecutively).
Perry & Sue Mulligan resident of Ontario, Canada (have been coming to Aruba for 33 years consecutively).
Don & Mary Alhart resident of New York, United States (has been coming to Aruba for 20 years consecutively).
Ms. Olga Ruiz representing the Aruba Tourism Authority, and members of the Marriott Surf Club Aruba bestowed the certification of the Ambassadors. The honorees were presented with the Goodwill Certification, and with memorable gifts of Aruba.
On behalf of the Government of Aruba, we would like to express our gratitude and appreciation to family Andrieu, Mulligan, and Alhart for making Aruba their preferred vacation destination for so many years. We are so thankful to have had you as our visitors after all these years! Aruba is unquestionably your home away from home!
Top 5 reason for returning to Aruba, provided by the honorees were:
Mr. Charles & Mrs. Kathie Andrieu reasons:
- Friendly people
- The weather is great
- The beaches
Mr. Perry & Mrs. Sue Mulligan reasons:
- The Aruban People
Mr. Don & Mrs. Mary Alhart reasons:
- Honeymooned in Aruba in 1970
- Weather is ideal
- We feel very safe in Aruba
- Restaurants are incredible
- Made wonderful friendships