Aruba Announces New Terminal for Private Planes

In response to Aruba's growing luxury market, the island has opened a new fixed based operation terminal for private planes. The stand-alone facility, which opened in January, offers upscale travelers a variety of services including a VIP lounge, on-site customs and immigration, a duty-free shop, ample ramp and parking space, as well as coordination of ground transportation, airport fees, car rental service, 24-hour security arrangements and catering. Many of the island's hotels and resorts also have recognized the demand for a more luxurious travel experience and are serving up various getaways designed specifically for discerning jetsetters.

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