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Taxi drivers express concerns about additional licenses

PHILIPSBURG -- Taxi permit holders are up in arms about the 120 licenses the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication issued at the end of last year. The permit holders published a manifesto that contains seventeen questions about this issue. They claim that in October and November of last year the ministry issues 120 More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, June 1st, 2024
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Airport beats expectations with higher number of passengers

PHILIPSBURG -- Airlines operating at Princess Juliana International Airport have added 1,596 seats to their carrying capacity during the period that ends on October 31. This appears from a presentation SXM Airport More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 19th, 2024
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AirStMaarten Launches AirSXM.com 2.0: A Revolutionary Human-Powered Booking-Engine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Philipsburg, St. Maarten – AirStMaarten, the pioneering virtual airline of St. Maarten, is thrilled to announce the launch of its innovative website, AirSXM 2.0. Featuring a custom-built, More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, March 23rd, 2024
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Cab-drivers oppose introduction of Uber

PHILIPSBURG — Since 2021 the government had never ordered more than 550 plates for taxi licenses but over the past couple of years around 30 percent, or 165, of these plates were not picked up. This mean More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 7th, 2024
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ReyJets.com is spreading its wings with launch new website

PHILIPSBURG — Reyjets.com, a company of StMaartenNews.com publisher Terrance Rey, is spreading its wings by offering seamless transfers from St. Maarten to St. Barths from anywhere in the world. Terrance More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 3rd, 2024
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Tourism industry is chasing the numbers of its top years

PHILIPSBURG — The tourism industry is slowly but surely getting back on its feet, but the numbers, presented by the Department of Statistics (STAT) show that we are still far from the top years 2014 and 2016. More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 7th, 2024
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Department of Statistics optimistic

~ It is highly anticipated that the country will surpass the 2016 record in the coming years ~ By Hilbert Haar Our tourism industry is not out of the woods yet, not by a long shot. This appears from data provided More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, January 25th, 2024
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Frontier Airlines starts service to San Juan in June

PHILIPSBURG — Low cost carrier Frontier Airlines will begin nonstop services from Princess Juliana International Airport to Luis Muňoz International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on June 3. Frontier More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 17th, 2023
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When a speedboat charter to St. Barths is your best option

PHILIPSBURG — On a day like today, Sunday, December 17, 2023, a family’s worst nightmare is coming true. They were scheduled to arrive on Air France flight AF 498 at 2:50pm. Air France is 2,5 hours More...

By The Publisher On Monday, December 4th, 2023
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Tourism Bureau inaugurates new office

PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Tourism Bureau (STB) inaugurated its new office in the Convent Building on Front Street on Friday, December 1 under the watchful eye of government officials, tourism stakeholders More...