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Aruba sees increased arrivals from the US

Travel to Aruba has posted extraordinary increases this year with record-setting arrival numbers and, in response to the tremendous demand, many airlines are offering new and increased service.  The Aruba Tourism Authority (ATA) reports that year-to-date worldwide arrivals to Aruba through July are up a whopping double-digit 16.22% representing 59,331 more travellers to the Caribbean island over 2003.

From the U.S. alone, the island paradise has welcomed 318,996 lucky travelers in the first seven months of 2004, which represents a 18.09% increase or 48,873 passengers.

Many airlines, including major carriers and smaller operations alike, have increased flights to Aruba with brand new connections, additional non-stop service and more charter flights, making getting to Aruba from both the East and West Coasts, easier than ever before.