Delta Airlines repatriation flight carries home 150 Americans from St. Maarten

Michael & Elizabeth Martucci - Stranded Tourists on SXM during corona lockdown

~ Exclusive interview with two American couples about their bittersweet departure ~ PHILIPSBURG — US citizens who had been vacationing in St. Maarten, Saba and St. Eustatius, were able to fly home on a humanitarian flight from St. Maarten to Atlanta on Thursday, May 14, 2020, – the first arranged amid the coronavirus-induced island-wide lockdown.  More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, May 8th, 2020

Caribbean Princess Cruise Ship in Port for Fuel Bunkering

PORT ST. MAARTEN – On Thursday, the Caribbean Princess cruise ship was in port for fuel bunkering. The vessel belongs to Princess Cruises. One crew member with St. Maarten heritage who works onboard the vessel, More...

Cruise pax ready to explore
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Carnival plans to relaunch amidst investigation

~ Carnival plans to sail to the Caribbean again on August 1 amidst a congressional investigation into its handling of the coronavirus crisis ~ PHILIPSBURG – On August 1, Carnival Corporation is planning More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

UPDATED: Two borders between French and Dutch St. Martin completely blocked off

OYSTER POND — Late Monday afternoon authorities sent a container truck with containers to block off the border at the Oyster Pond frontier crossing after the border in Cupecoy had been blocked off earlier More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, March 27th, 2020

Cruise lines facing no bail out, no business due to Coronavirus

~ Largest cruises halted for two months ~  PHILIPSBURG – Due to the spread of Coronavirus Royal Caribbean International and Carnival’s Princess Cruises have extended the suspension of their operations with More...

PM Silveria Jacobs National Address - March14 2020
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 15th, 2020

EOC UPDATE: Travel Restrictions to St. Maarten

EOC UPDATE: Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs on Travel Restrictions to St. Maarten (March 15th, 2020) The travel restrictions announced in Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs’s second National Address on March More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, March 14th, 2020

RIVM: ‘Don’t board a plane to or from the Netherlands’

PHILIPSBURG – Those who have no compelling reason to travel from the Netherlands to one of the islands in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom are advised not to board a plane. The Netherlands National Institute More...

SXM Airport continues to be busy - 20200217
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 1st, 2020

Braemar Cruise Turnaround Operation a Success due to Collaboration with Essential Stakeholders

PORT ST. MAARTEN – The turnaround operation involving the Fred Olsen cruise ship Braemar can be considered a success Port St. Maarten Management said on Sunday evening when the operation came to an end around More...

Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise & Cargo Facility
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 1st, 2020

Breamer cruise ship allowed to homeport in St. Maarten

AIRPORT — On Sunday, March 1, 2020, rumors abounded that a massive operation was underway to fly out 550 cruise ship passengers on charter flights. These passengers would be arriving on a cruise ship that More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, February 7th, 2020

Jetair now serving St. Maarten and Curacao twice weekly

PHILIPSBURG — From Princess Juliana International Airport to Hato Airport in Curaçao in an hour and twenty minutes. This is now possible twice a week with Jetair Caribbean. Jetair flies a Fokker 70 between More...