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By The Publisher On Thursday, October 20th, 2022
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Discontinue with EHAS

Dear Editor, A letter written by SHTA to the authorities responsible for tourism is on the mark as it pertains to the EHAS. I don’t think the person(s) responsible for tourism keeps up to date with the advancement More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 16th, 2022
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Cdr. Bud Slabbaert and the search for St. Maarten’s unique selling point

PHILIPSBURG — In his article ‘Positioning a Caribbean tourism destination’ Cdr. Bud Slabbaert basically points out that a destination must have a unique selling point; in other words, offer something More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 4th, 2022
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Tourism remains the focal point of St. Maarten’s economy

PHILIPSBURG — Making St. Maarten less dependent on tourism? But how? That is the headline above an article published on the website of the Dutch newspaper NRC. The author, Denise Retera, poses the question More...

By The Publisher On Friday, July 10th, 2020
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EXCLUSIVE: “Tourism industry exceeds carrying capacity”

~ Review Thesis of Arjen Alberts: “Tourism industry exceeds carrying capacity” ~ PHILIPSBURG – “I will show that Small Islands Tourism Economies not only exceeded their carrying capacity but also no longer More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Think ahead

An interesting question was posed today on Facebook. The poster wanted to know how the Shutdown in the USA, the Yellow Vests issues in France and the Russian bombers in Venezuela might affect our one pillar economy. A More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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Minister Johnson kicks off SXM Airport regional hub improvement plan with visit to Saba

PHILIPSBURG — Tourism Minister for St. Maarten, the honourable Stuart Johnson, traveled to Saba on Monday for several meetings to discuss the solidifying of St. Maarten’s hub function relationship with 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...

By Desk Editor On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
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Port St. Maarten sees 15 percent growth in cruise passenger numbers so far for 2018

PORT ST. MAARTEN — Port St. Maarten Management is very pleased with the recent cruise passenger numbers and has seen a growth of 15 per cent over projections so far for 2018 (January to June). Management expects More...

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...