Riu Palace Aruba And Riu Palace Antillas Celebrated Halloween With Pumpkin Carving Contest

Palm Beach, Aruba – Riu Palace Aruba and Riu Palace Antillaswelcomed guests worldwide to celebrate Halloween with the second Pumpkin Carving Contest, held on Monday, October 31.

After competing with nine other participants from the Netherlands and USA at RiuPalace Antillas, Jason from Scotland earned the win with his wife coming in right behind him taking second place. Carving both the front and back of his pumpkin, Jason showed creativity, skill and intricate detail.

Another group joined the contest at RiuPalace Aruba, comprised of guests and children from Brazil, Argentina, USA, and Ireland. The event drew in spectators and photographers to capture the friendly competition.  At the end of the day, a winner was chosen and Sebastian from Argentina took home first prize.

Riu Palace Aruba and Riu Palace Antillas made sure everyone was a winner at the exciting event. Every child received prizes and painted pumpkins and adult competitors received T-Shirts, spa massages, sunset cruises, and of course, rum punch.

About RIU: The international RIU chain was founded in Mallorca by the Riu family in 1953 as a small holiday firm and is still owned by the third generation of the family. The company specializes in holiday resorts and over 70% of its establishments offer its acclaimed All Inclusive by RIU service. With the inauguration of its first city hotel in 2010,RIU is expanding its range of products with its own line of city hotels called Riu Plaza.RIU Hotels & Resorts now has more than 100 hotels in 18 countries, which welcome over 4 million guests a year and provide jobs for a total of 27,268 employees. RIU is currently the world’s 29th ranked chain, one of the Caribbean’s most popular, the largest in Spain in terms of revenue and the third largest in number of rooms.