• Liaison with the University Of Aruba in conducting industry studies with members

    The importance of the timeshare segment of the Tourism product to Aruba cannot be understated and periodic updates – financial and otherwise – are important indicators and reminders of this contribution. Feedback from visitors is one of the methods used to ensure that the industry keeps apace with the expectations[…]

  • We are proud sponsor of youth soccer on the island

    The past summer, ATSA signed a 5-year commitment with the youth soccer on the island of Aruba after it became a proud sponsor of SV Britannia. Locally known as “e puma nan di Piedra Plat”, SV Britannia has grown its membership over the years from 160 kids to about 230[…]

  • Casa del Mar beach resort 5 day work week

    Effective July 1, 2017 Casa del Mar Beach Resort became the first time-share resort in Aruba to adopt a five-day work week for all employees. For the past two years, the vision of the Casa del Mar management team has been to give our employees a better quality of life[…]

  • Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative: The Basics

    Air Travel Requirements U.S. citizens and citizens of Canada, Mexico and Bermuda traveling by air between the U.S. and Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Bermuda are required to present a valid passport to enter (or re-enter) the U.S. Temporary Travel Flexibility for U.S. citizens traveling to[…]

  • Public and private sector brainstorm on tourism issues

    ORANJESTAD – Discussion, debate and innovation in looking towards “The future of tourism in Aruba” was the objective of a recent forum held at the Aruba Marriott and organized by the Aruba Timeshare Association (ATSA). Drawing from a think tank of a wide diversity of individuals including government officials, hotel[…]

  • Security, the environment and labor issues remain crucial issues

    John Merryweather, chairman of the Casa del Mar Cooperative Association, member of the Aruba Hospitality & Security Foundation and a local resident, comments that the new admission requirements and the turnover tax are only two issues among many which deserve immediate attention. “We are willing to offer solutions through private[…]

  • Timeshare owners share concerns about new admission policy, turnover tax

    ORANJESTAD, November 15, 2006 – “We have a passion for Aruba that is unique. We love the climate and the people and want nothing more than to keep coming back to the island as we have been doing for many years,” comments longtime timeshare owner Joe Caggiano, chairman of the[…]

  • ATSA seeks solutions to important issues affecting tourism

    PALM BEACH – In seeking ways to work together to reach needed solutions, Aruba Timeshare Association (ATSA) representatives continue to bring attention to matters that are of concern to timeshare owners as well as the entire tourism industry. By recently allowing timeshare owners a venue in which to share experiences[…]

  • ATSA keeps the momentum going in 2007

    ORANJESTAD – After working hard year-round in helping promote the island, enhance its tourism product and look after the needs of the island’s most loyal visitors, its timeshare owners, Aruba Timeshare Association representatives took time out to mark past accomplishments and announce its forward-moving plans. An animated cocktail reception held[…]

  • ATSA, tourism leaders review factors affecting tourism

    ORANJESTAD – The results of forum discussions about “The future of tourism in Aruba” was recently shared with Minister of Tourism and Transportation Edison Briesen as well as Aruba Tourism Authority Director Myrna Jansen and Aruba Hotel and Tourism Association CEO Jorge Pesquera. The Aruba Timeshare Association (ATSA)- organized forum,[…]