La Cabana Beach Resort & Casino Hosts a Christmas Gala

After an understandable hiatus, La Cabana’s Christmas Gala returned to the Renaissance Convention Center on December 14th, 2022, with an extensive program emceed by Tessely Koolman & Jessica Franken.

Elegantly dressed associates were greeted at the door by General Manager, Joe Najjar the Executive Committee and the resort’s Department Heads, as music by Crossfire, DJ ITO, filled the room in anticipation of a fantastic evening.

The evening’s program opened with the National Anthem of Aruba and a welcome address by the Director of Human Resources, Tessely Koolman, a Christmas Message by General Manager Joe Najjar and a holiday message from His Excellency the Minister of Tourism and Public Health, Dangui Oduber. A  Christmas Blessing by Assistant General Manager, Jessica Franken, concluded the formal opening sequence of the evening.

Party-goers enjoyed a delicious buffet dinner as Tsunami prepared to open the dance floor which remained busy to the wee hours.

Between dance sets, the Associates of the Year 2022,  Supervisors of the Year 2022, Manager of the Year 2022 and Team of the Year 2022, were announced, acknowledged and celebrated.

The resort enjoyed a successful year creating memorable vacations for its guests thanks to a great number of over-achieving and excelling associates.

The traditional raffle awarded lucky associates valuable prizes such as Awg 500.00 and Awg 1,000.00 Grocery Shopping Sprees; other raffles were also drawn and lucky winners were notified via their phones, with dinners for two, lunches for two and weekend stays.

The Instagram photo Booth, and a jolly Santa were available for souvenir snapshots all night and the Taxi Dancers graced the dance floor with their presence.

Pictured here a few memorable moments.

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January 02, 2023
Rona Coster