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Travel Requirements to be Adjusted as of October 1st. More Travel Opportunities from the Latin American Market

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – As of October 1st, 2021, the banned travel countries list will be eliminated, and these countries will be placed in a new ‘very high risk,’ category that will have the following requirements. Travelers originating from these countries must be fully vaccinated; and must provide valid proof of a negative PCR test not More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, September 12th, 2021
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Dutch side taxi associations join forces to clean up popular tour sites

PHILIPSBURG — On Saturday, September 11th, 2021, a group of taxi drivers representing the Dutch St. Maarten Taxi Association, Airport Taxi Association and Down Town Taxi Association came out to help clean More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 5th, 2021
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St. Maarten shows strong growth in stay-over arrivals

PHILIPSBURG — The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the tourism industry to its knees, but the latest numbers issued by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) show that St. Maarten is getting out of this slump More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 26th, 2021
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Roger Lawrence sworn in as Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication

PHILIPSBURG — Today, Thursday, August 26, 2021, former Senior Manager of Port St. Maarten Roger Lawrence was ceremoniously sworn in as Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, August 15th, 2021
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Dutch St. Maarten Taxi Association (DSTA) elects new board

PHILIPSBURG — For the first time in 36 years of the Dutch St. Maarten Taxi Association’s history a female member has been elected as its president.The 33-year old St. Maartener Ms. Maya Friday won the More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 19th, 2021
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Is the economic growth projection too pessimistic?

PHILIPSBURG — Is the projection of 3 percent economic growth this year on the low end and therefore too pessimistic? That’s what MP Claudius Buncamper wants to know from Minister Ludmilla de Weever (Tourism More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
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Carnival foundation responds to comments Minister of TEATT and PM

~ The SCDF would like to issue the following statement in response to comments made today by the Minister of TEATT and PM ~ PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) on Wednesday More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 30th, 2020
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Legal fight over Planet Hollywood continues

PHILIPSBURG – Planet Hollywood, the all-inclusive successor of the Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort and Casino, will not open its doors at the end of this year and opening in 2021 has also become a practical impossibility More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, October 17th, 2020
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Hibernators may be excluded from compulsory Covid insurance

PHILIPSBURG — Many foreign condo owners and renters on St. Maarten have doubts about hibernating on the island this year. The cost of mandatory COVID-19 insurance can run up to several thousand dollars for More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 26th, 2020
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Supreme Court sends Alegria/TOCA timeshare case back to the Court of Appeals for a new ruling

PHILIPSBURG – The Supreme Court of the Netherlands ruled on Friday that Alegria Real Estate does not have to honor the rights of timeshare-owners at the former Caravanserai Beach Resort. The timeshare-owners, More...






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