Want The World's Easiest Job? Become Aruba's Next Weatherperson
Photo Credit: Photo Credit: Aruba Tourism Authority

Photo Credit: Photo Credit: Aruba Tourism Authority

Want The World's Easiest Job? Become Aruba's Next Weatherperson

Simone Cherí
Simone Cherí Mar 24, 2023

The Aruba Tourism Authority is searching for one lucky person to fill the world’s easiest job. The tourism authority is calling for people to enter submissions for a chance to become Aruba’s weatherperson for a week. In addition to the temporary gig, the winner and one invited guest will enjoy a week in sun-kissed Aruba.

The island oftentimes referred to by its moniker One happy island, boasts more sunny days than any other Caribbean destination. With 80 degree days and refreshing trade winds, Aruba is one of the best Caribbean islands to visit.

The Aruba Tourism Authority is offering travelers a unique chance to experience the One happy island. Here are all of the important details about this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Aruba weatherperson contest image of fofoti trees at eagle beach
Photo Credit: Aruba Tourism Authority

How to Snag The World’s Easiest Job

With clear blue skies and bright sunshine, a weather forecaster has the easiest job in Aruba.

“Unexpected weather conditions force travelers to reschedule their long-awaited vacations,” said Ronella Croes, the CEO of the Aruba Tourism Authority. “Aruba is blessed to have consistently clear, sunny skies making it the perfect destination for visitors to explore and enjoy any time of the year. Through the World’s Easiest Job campaign, we are aiming to find the perfect weatherperson to help us showcase the island’s wonderful weather.”

Applicants have to fill out an application on the website and record a 30-second Aruba weather report. The judges are looking for someone with a bright personality to do their best impression of a weatherperson. The applications close on March 31. The contest is open to legal residents over 18 years old of the 48 contiguous states and Canada, excluding Quebec.

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What Will The Winner Get?

The winner will hold the spot as the island’s weatherperson for a week. There, they will showcase their forecasting skills and report the weather on Aruba’s social channels.

The winner also will enjoy a stay for two at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Aruba Resort. As Aruba’s newest property, Embassy Suites by Hilton Aruba is within walking distance of Eagle Beach. The hotel is 15 minutes from Queen Beatrix International Airport. It has 330-spacious rooms, an expansive pool and gorgeous views. There are also plenty of bars and restaurants for guests to enjoy.

What Makes Aruba Great?

Aruba is fulled with activities for families, friends, groups and couples. As one of the safest islands in the Caribbean, Aruba is a melting pot for culture. It represents more than 90 different nations.

The One happy island is considered to have some of the best beaches, rocky bays and natural pools. Visitors can soak up the sun on Eagle Beach or relax on a sunset cruise departing from Palm Beach.

Aruba offers visitors some amazing experiences. One of the biggest tourist activities is a short boat ride to Renaissance Island. There, Aruba’s famous pink flamingos steal the show. Travelers can get really close to the beautiful birds for pictures or simply the experience. There are bird feeding stations, bars and lounge chairs spread across the area. The crystal clear water and soft sand are added bonuses to this amazing adventure.

Outdoor lovers will find plenty of popular hiking sites in Aruba, such as Mount Hooiberg and Arikok National Park. Other adventures on the island include cave tours, skydiving and water activities.

The spa and wellness experiences are also another reason that Aruba is a prime travel destination. The day spas in popular areas offer a range of treatments for next-level relaxation. The wellness centers offer services geared toward body and skin care. There are also services for hydrotherapy.

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