All Roads Lead Back into the Terminal Building by November 2018 Transfer of the Temporary Operations Facilities

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SIMPSON BAY — St. Maarten (Tuesday July 17, 2018) — “It is quite a giant step forward into the long anticipated terminal building,” declared the Chief of Operations (COO), Michel Hyman. The Managing Board which also comprises of the CFO and Acting CEO, Ravi Daryanani officially announced this week that the Departure and Arrival Operations More...

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By Desk Editor On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Johnson to discuss cruise industry sustainability with Port St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Solidifying his commitment to economic revitalization, Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic & Transportation Minister Stuart Johnson announced Sunday, he plans to have a “formal sit-down” More...

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By Desk Editor On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Minister Johnson solidifies ‘One Island Cooperation’ MOU with French counterpart

PHILIPSBURG — Redeveloping cooperative tourism and marketing activities between the French and Dutch Tourism Bureaus for greater collaboration on destination marketing under the theme ‘One Island Cooperation,’ More...

Cdr. Bud Slabbaert on Caribbean female leadership
By The Publisher On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Caribbean aviation taxes may cause economic strangulation

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert If an airport in the Caribbean wishes to be an international hub, or even a regional hub, it is probably well advised to drop departure taxes and other passenger taxes. Passenger taxation is More...

Cdr. Bud Slabbaert on Caribbean female leadership
By Desk Editor On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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The big To-Do about failing Caribbean airlift

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert In past three weeks, politicians and industry leaders at a number of summits in the Caribbean have expressed the urgent need for better air connections and more reasonable prices. Sorry folks. More...

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By Desk Editor On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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World-class attractions with special low Fun Miles rates in July. FUN MILES WELCOME AT RAINFOREST ADVENTURES

PHILIPSBURG — Fun Miles can now be redeemed to enjoy the spectacular attractions at Rainforest Adventures at Rockland Estate. This eco-adventure park offers sensational ziplines, a scenic chair lift with More...

Windstar Cruises Meeting
By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Windstar Cruises to Homeport as of December 1st

PORT ST. MAARTEN — Port St. Maarten Senior Management and staff met with Windstar Cruises Executive Sander Groothuis at the Cruise Terminal Building recently to assess the current situation on the Island in More...

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By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Windstar Cruises to Homeport as of December 1st

PORT ST. MAARTEN — Port St. Maarten Senior Management and staff met with Windstar Cruises Executive Sander Groothuis at the Cruise Terminal Building recently to assess the current situation on the Island More...

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By Desk Editor On Monday, June 25th, 2018
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Minister Wuite extends thank you as she ends her term as Minister ECYS

PHILIPSBURG — My fellow Sint Maarteners, My tenure as Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) in the Interim Romeo-Marlin Cabinet has come to an end. When I transitioned into the role as Minister More...

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By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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A new Caribbean Airlift Alliance is in formation in the region.

This was announced at last week’s Caribbean Aviation Meetup in the Bahamas. The announcement was made by Rob Ceravolo, CEO of Tropic Ocean Airways and Cdr. Bud Slabbaert, the Chairman of the Caribbean Aviation More...