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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 that there are around 385 taxis active on the Dutch side of our island. There are 200 cab drivers on the French side of the island. This appears More...

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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...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 30th, 2023
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Dutch St. Maarten Taxi Association Announces Election Results

Philipsburg, St. Maarten –- November 29, 2023 – The Dutch St. Maarten Taxi Association is pleased to announce the results of its recent executive board elections. The election was held at the John Larmonie More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 18th, 2023
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Small part of Mullet Bay up for sale

  PHILIPSBURG -- The Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten (CBCS) has put up 11,000 square meters of Mullet Bay for sale.  This appears from an ad published in the Antilliaans Dagblad on October 16. The parcel More...

By The Publisher On Monday, April 3rd, 2023
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Jetbridge being installed at Princess Juliana International Airport

SXM AIRPORT — A large section of the first Passenger Boarding Bridge (PBB) at Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) has been installed, and the assembly of the connecting tunnel to aircraft is in More...