Yvette Tromp has been working in the industry of tourism for 23 years as Concierge of Playa Linda Beach Resort. She shared with us that in her position, she assists the visitors in various areas, including making petitions for special requests like scooters or wheelchairs. But her favorite part of her job is that “the visitors keep repeating and coming back every year. You create a bond with them and we become like a family, because Aruba is their home away from home. There is variety every day and I get to know them very well.”
The security and people of the island is what makes Aruba a popular destination for Yvette. “that’s the reason why our visitors keep returning, the people of Aruba are very kind and friendly. The security is not like other places, here they can feel secure when leaving the hotel,” Yvette declared.
For Yvette, tourism forms a very important part of her life and has a wonderful meaning, which she shared with us stating; “For me, tourism is like what they say in Spanish, ‘mi casa es tu casa.’ When the visitors arrive, it could be their first time visiting the island, so I want to share with them the flavor of Aruba. Everything they can do, what they shouldn’t miss and not only touristic activities only, but more of the local experience and all the hidden gems.”