Travel Agent Months Program

Welcome to the Travel Agents Months Program!

The Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association cordially invites you to participate in Aruba’s Travel Agent Month program hereinafter referred to as TRAM program, valid until December 15th, 2020.  (Blackout dates: November 26th to 29th, 2020).

The TRAM program offers you ( with an IATA number) and a companion/guest the opportunity to visit and experience the beautiful island of Aruba personally. 


The TRAM program consists of:

  • Choice of 2 from various participating hotel properties, per availability (required to stay at 2 properties).
  • Rates based on European Plan (All-Inclusive add-ons are available at select hotels).
  • Two package offerings:
    • a. 6 nights for USD300 total
    • b. 4 nights for USD200 total
  • Complimentary roundtrip airport transfer will be provided courtesy of De Palm Tours.
  • Air travel is not included.
  • List of special offers for on island experiences, once booked.
  • Site Inspection at host hotels is a requirement.


To participate in the program, view the terms & conditions and information on participating hotels, and enter the required information in the application form.


TRAM program is available to all certified Travel Agents

  • The TRAM program is valid until December 15th, 2020  (Blackout dates: November 26th to 29th, 2020)
  • This program is offered based upon room availability at the participating hotels.
  • The program requires a stay at two different properties (one each from group 1 and 2) 
  • TRAM hotel accommodations are for a maximum of 2 persons in one room (the travel agent and one extra person). 
  • Program is offered on European Plan basis (all-inclusive options available at extra charge)


Eligibility:

  • Inside sales and managerial personnel directly responsible for travel agency sales.
  • All Travel Agents: To take advantage of the TRAM Program offers you must include your IATA number, in the application form.
  • Participation is possible for one visit per agent every other year.


Length of stay options:

  • 6 nights 3 nights at hotel in group 1, 3 nights at hotel in group 2. Total cost US$300 with European Plan (All-inclusive add-on available at select hotels).
  • 4 nights 2 nights at hotel in group 1, 2 nights at hotel in group 2. Total cost US$200 with European Plan (All-inclusive add-on available at select hotels).


The Travel Agent is responsible for:

  • Airfare (via airline travel agent programs).
  • COVID-19 test cost.
  • Aruba Visitor Insurance.
  • Applicable airport taxes.
  • Government Environmental Levy of $3 per night (paid via hotel). 
  • Food & Beverage and incidentals. 
  • Site inspection at host hotels.


Complimentary airport transfer:

De Palm Tours provides complimentary roundtrip airport transfers  (from airport to hotel and from hotel to airport).


How to apply:

  • Travel agents to fill out the electronic application form (link)
  • Applications should be received by the Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association at least 3 weeks prior to your flight to Aruba.
  • On the electronic application form, the travel agent will be asked to choose hotels from the list of participating hotels. The hotels assigned will be based on availability.
  • Link for non-refundable payment shall be sent to agent prior to reservation confirmation. 
  • Agents will receive a confirmation of their host hotels per email from the Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association. The confirmation will be sent to the e-mail address indicated by the travel agent on the application form two weeks prior to travel (if payment is confirmed).


Important Notes:  

  1. Once the room reservation is confirmed, no changes are accepted.
  2. Once reservation is confirmed agent will receive list of special offers for on island experiences.
  3. All flight arrangements are the sole responsibility of the agent.  For Aruba COVID Entry information, click here.     
  4. A Site Inspection of your host hotel(s) is a requirement. Please contact the salesperson upon arrival at the hotel.

Travel Agents can choose between 6 nights or 4 nights stay, with a choice of two properties, based on a fixed cost.


  • 6 nights 3 nights at hotel in group 1, 3 nights at hotel in group 2. Total cost US$300 with European Plan (All-inclusive add-on available at select hotels).
  • 4 nights 2 nights at hotel in group 1, 2 nights at hotel in group 2. Total cost US$200 with European Plan (All-inclusive add-on available at select hotels).

          View All-Inclusive packages below. 

                                       

Participating Hotels: 

Group 1

Group 2


All-Inclusive packages:

All-Inclusive add-on paid to applicable hotels upon arrival. The hotels offering all-inclusive package are;

  • Barceló Aruba: 
    • $85.00  per person, per day.
    • Children:
      • 0 – 2 Free
      • 3 – 12 $55 per child per night
    • For details on AI package: aruba@barcelo.com 

  • Divi & Tamarijn All Inclusive:
    • Single $125.00 per night
    • Double $200.00 per night
    • Children:
      • 0 – 12 Free
      • 13 – 17 years $50 per child per night (max 2 children per room)
    • For details on AI package: lisan@megaresorts.com
Thank you for your interest, due to high demand TRAM Applications will be accepted again as of Tuesday, October 27th, 2020. If you have submitted a form, this is currently being reviewed.

Should you have any questions or comments regarding the TRAM program you can contact the Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association:

Email: vanessa@ahata.com   Tel: (+297) 582 2607