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 by the Department of Statistics. The nature of the explanation with the numbers is jubilant but that is only because the researchers compare More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, January 25th, 2024

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 Wednesday, December 20th, 2023

Dutch subsidy for Makana ferry service

PHILIPSBURG — The Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations (BZK) has made €1 million ($1.1 million) in subsidies available to support the Makana ferry service that connects Statia and Saba with St. More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 17th, 2023

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

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 Online Editor On Thursday, November 2nd, 2023

Advance Passenger Information System and Passenger Name Record Legislation Draft Presented to Minister of Justice, Ms. Anna E. Richardson

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten (November 1, 2023) – In a significant step towards enhancing border monitoring and management, the Honorable Minister of Justice, Ms. Anna E. Richardson, and the Director of Immigration More...

By Online Editor On Wednesday, November 1st, 2023

CIBC FirstCaribbean and JetBlue Introduce Two New Credit Cards in 5 Caribbean Destinations Offering Cardholders Exclusive Benefits and Rewards

The CIBC FirstCaribbean and Mastercard® Programmes Give Cardholders an Opportunity to Earn TrueBlue Points to Travel to More than 100 Destinations in JetBlue’s Network NEW YORK (November 1, 2023) – More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 9th, 2023

LIAT vs Caribbean Airlines

~ Antigua and Trinidad beefing over regional airline service ~ A Report by THG News Today ST. JOHN — The Antigua and Barbuda government Friday said it intends to “fight” plans by the Trinidad-based Caribbean More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 30th, 2023

Saint Martin buys Air Antilles

Point-á-Pitre — The Commercial Court in Guadeloupe ruled on Friday that Cipim (the holding company of the Edeis Group) and the community of Saint Martin will take over part of Air Antilles. Air Guyane is More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 5th, 2023

Winair’s turnover more than doubled in 2022

PHILIPSBURG — The turnover of Winair more than doubled in 2022 to €28.6 million (almost $31.2 million) compared to the €13.7 million ($14.9 million) of the year before. Profit before taxes was €1.5 More...