Starbucks Aruba announces 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 handcrafted beverages served by knowledgeable and passionate baristas. Starbucks kiosk format is just one way the company is adapting its Third Place, mainly in its stores in high-traffic, metropolitan areas.
“We are proud and excited to expand Starbucks presence in Aruba, providing positive economic impact and creating jobs while sharing our coffee passion with the local community”, celebrated Mrs. Wanda Broeksema, country manager at Starbucks Aruba & Curacao. “Through each opening, we not only seek to provide a warm and welcoming place outside our customers’ home and workspaces, but we also carry out initiatives that strengthen the communities where we are”.
Starbucks relationship with Aruba began in 2009 when the company opened its first store at Renaissance Marketplace. Today, more than ten years later, Starbucks remains committed to the Aruban market in the long-term.
Starbucks stores are designed to create a welcoming space, rooted in its coffee heritage. This store’s layout is an open and welcoming experience. Its design consists of earthy tones, a trendy green bar and touches of brass providing a tropic-chic look that can relate to both locals and tourists.
Starbucks Aruba welcomes all its costumers at Gloria Plaza, from Monday through Sunday from 630AM till 11PM serving the community the best coffee experience on the island with enhanced sanitation protocols and physical distancing in place, following all the recommendations of the local health department.
Since 1971, Starbucks Coffee Company has been committed to ethically sourcing and roasting high-quality Arabica coffee. Today, with over 32,000 stores around the globe, the company is the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world. Through our unwavering commitment to excellence and our guiding principles, we bring the unique Starbucks Experience to life for every customer through every cup.