The Aruba Tourism Authority honors loyal visitors at Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa! Mr. Larry Rich & Mrs. Wendy Lavine and Mr. Joseph Loiselle

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The Aruba Tourism Authority recently had the great pleasure of recognizing Distinguished Visitors and an Emerald Ambassador of Aruba. These Ambassadors were respectively honored with certificates acknowledging their years of visits, loyalty, and love for the island of Aruba.

The honor certification is presented on behalf of the Minister of Tourism as a token of appreciation and to say “Masha Danki” to guests who have visited Aruba 10, 20, or 35 years or more consecutively.

The three honoring levels are as follows:

Distinguished Visitor (10>years consecutively visiting Aruba)
Goodwill Ambassador (20>years consecutively visiting Aruba)

Emerald Ambassador (35>years consecutively visiting Aruba)

The honorees were:

Distinguished Visitors
Mr. Larry Rich & Mrs. Wendy Lavine from Ontario, Canada.

Emerald Ambassador
Mr. Joseph Loiselle from New Hampshire, United States. Mr. Loiselle has been coming to Aruba for 45 years.

Ms. Marouska Heyliger representing the Aruba Tourism Authority, and staff members of the Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa bestowed the certificates to the honorees, presented them with gifts, and also thanked them for choosing Aruba as their favorite vacation destination, and as their home away from home.

Top reasons for returning to Aruba, provided by the Rich’s were:

  • Aruba’s safety.
  • “The Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa.”
  • Aruba’s year-round sunny weather.
  • Aruba’s warm and friendly people who always treat them like family.
  • Aruba’s hospitality.

Top reasons for returning to Aruba, provided by Mr. Loiselle were:

  • Aruba’s people.
  • Aruba’s beaches.
  • Aruba’s safety.
  • “All the memories over the years.”
  • “The Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa Hospitality.”


On behalf of the Aruba Tourism Authority, we would like to express our sincere gratitude and appreciation to the honorees for their continued visits to the “One Happy Island”.