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Mar 20, 2023

Aruba Tourism Authority honored Emerald Ambassadors at Aruba Beach Club Resort.

The Aruba Tourism Authority recently recognized the Emerald Ambassadors of Aruba.

Presenting the Ambassadors with the Emerald certification as a token of appreciation. The Emerald certification is granted to ambassadors to recognize, their loyalty, friendship, and visits to the island of Aruba. Emerald Honorees has been choosing Aruba as her preferred vacation destination for more than 35 years consecutively. The Honoring certification program has three levels, which are divided according to the number of consecutive years visiting the island.

Honoring Levels:

• Distinguished Ambassadors: 10> years

• Goodwill Ambassadors:  20> years

• Emerald Ambassadors: 35> years


Honorees were: 

Emerald Ambassadors: 35> years:

Harry & Karen (Kandy) Cottrill are residents of South Carolina, United States (have been coming to Aruba for 36 years consecutively). 


Ms. Olga Ruiz representing the Aruba Tourism Authority, and members of the Aruba Beach Club bestowed the certification of the Emerald Ambassador. The honorees were presented with the Emerald Ambassador Certificate and memorable gifts. 


On behalf of the Government of Aruba, we would like to express our gratitude and appreciation to Mr. & Mrs. Cottrill for making Aruba their preferred vacation destination for so many years. We are so thankful to have had a such incrediblevisitors all these years! Mr. & Mrs. Cottrill Aruba is unquestionably her home away from home!


The top reasons for returning to Aruba, provided by the honoreewere:

Harry & Karen Cottrill’s reasons:

1. Wonderful weather, lovely beaches 

2. Friendly locals 

3. Seeing friends, we made over the years 

4. Great fishing (deep sea) + Snorkeling

5. Activities for all ages

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