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Live like a Local in St. Maarten

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- July 27, 2019

St. Maarten is governed by the Kingdom of the Netherlands, although there are very few signs of the Dutch influence ... Read More

Bahamian Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace shines at 2019 Caribavia on SXM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019

Journalists, pilots, and movers and shakers of the travel industry gathered to brainstorm at the Caribbean Aviation Meetup on St. ... Read More

St.Maarten hosts International Caribbean Airlift conference

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

The 4th annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will be held June 11-13 on St.Maarten/St.Martin The conference is hosted by the ... Read More

St. Maarten Heineken Regatta raises over $40,000 for local foundations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019

Organizers of the St Maarten Heineken Regatta are pleased to announce that a total of $41,900 was raised during the ... Read More

Ashanti, Keyshia Cole, Ja Rule to headline 2019 St. Maarten Carnival

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019

Music legends Ashanti, Keyshia Cole, and Ja Rule will be headlining a concert at the 50th Anniversary of St. Maarten ... Read More

Saint Martin/Sint Maarten hosts Annual Regional Trade Show in May

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 25, 2019

The Saint Martin/Sint Maarten Annual Regional Trade Show (SMART) offers international and regional buyers the opportunity to meet and network ... Read More

St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana Airport vying for “Most Scenic Airport Landings” crown

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019

Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) has been shortlisted for 2019 “Most Scenic Airport Landings” poll. An independent panel of travel ... Read More

The Jacksons to headline St. Maarten’s Heineken Regatta

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019

The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is famous for world-class racing and attracting some of the world’s top musical acts for ... Read More

Hurricane Irma: Report on Villa Rental openings in St. Barths, Anguilla, St.Martin, USVI, BVI

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 11, 2018

Hurricane Irma still is in the recovery mode in the Caribbean.For the season starting Nov 1, 2018, the Private Villa ... Read More

St. Maarten welcomes Patriots cheerleaders

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 24, 2018

The St. Maarten Tourist Bureau is thrilled to welcome the famed Patriots Cheerleaders to the island from July 23-30. Read More

St. Maarten Tourist Bureau mourns passing of tourism icon Robert Dubourcq

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2018

“A house hold name, he was, in the development and shaping of St. Maarten’s Tourism Industry as we know it ... Read More

St. Maarten Tourist Bureau hosts journalists from the Netherlands and Belgium

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 19, 2018

The St. Maarten Tourist Bureau is currently hosting a group press trip consisting of journalists from the Netherlands and Belgium ... Read More

St. Maarten Training Foundation receives multi-million dollar investment from governments of Holland and St Maarten

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2018

Hospitality First, a St. Maarten Training Foundation (SMTF) academic initiative, has announced that it has received a grant of approximately ... Read More

Oyster Bay Resort in St. Maarten sets Grand Reopening for June 1

editor editor- March 27, 2018

Oyster Bay Resort, known to some as the "Pearl of the Caribbean,” announced its Grand Reopening will be taking place ... Read More

Simpson Bay hotels on St. Maarten: What’s open?

editor editor- March 22, 2018

The Dutch side of St. Maarten was hard-hit by Hurricane Irma, a devastating Category 5+ storm, back on September 6 ... Read More

Hotel La Plantation in St. Martin sets reopening date

editor editor- March 21, 2018

After Hurricane Irma swept through St. Martin in the Caribbean in mid-September 2017, the Hotel La Plantation in Orient Bay ... Read More

Mercure Saint Martin Marina and Spa Hotel welcoming guests after the hurricane

editor editor- March 20, 2018

After Hurricane Irma struck in mid-September 2017, Mercure Saint Martin Marina and Spa Hotel in Sandy Ground on the French ... Read More

St. Maarten’s Princess Height Hotel 100 percent operational

editor editor- March 15, 2018

On the 37-square-mile island of St. Maarten, also known as Sint Maarten, St. Martin, and Saint Martin, two different cultures ... Read More

Belair Beach Hotel on St. Maarten scheduled to reopen this month

editor editor- March 15, 2018

The Belair Beach Hotel on St. Maarten is anticipating a re-opening by the end of this month, March 2018, after ... Read More

St Maarten, St Croix moving forward with airport reconstruction efforts

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2018

Nearly six months after parts of the Caribbean were ravaged by Hurricanes Irma & Maria the situation remains far from ... Read More

St Maarten/St Martin, Anguilla and St Barths have slow recovery after Irma

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 9, 2017

The cleanup continues on all islands with the assistance of both French and Dutch armies in St Maarten/St Martin and ... Read More

St. Maarten and St. Martin Tourism: What is open, what is closed?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 14, 2017

The recovery effort continues in the Franco-Dutch island.  Updates from St. Maarten / St. Martin hotels are as follows: Beach ... Read More

Director of Tourism St. Eustatius Charles Lindo: Spared by Irma and re-opened for visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 10, 2017

Director of tourism Charles Lindo says St. Eustatius was spared the worst by Hurricane Irma - telephone, electricity, and internet ... Read More

US Military evacuates 500 US Citizens from St. Maarten

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 9, 2017

U.S. military aircraft have evacuated more than 500 American citizens trapped on the Caribbean island of St. Maarten, which was devastated ... Read More

Interview St. Maarten director of tourism Brison on tourism evacuation and Hurricane Jose

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 9, 2017

St. Maarten’s director of tourism Rolando Brison, in an update on Saturday 9 October on the recovery efforts following Hurricane ... Read More

Interview with St. Maarten Director of Tourism Rolando Brison: It’s pretty bad here

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 8, 2017

Dutch St. Maarten Director of tourism Rolando Brison describes the impact of Hurricane Irma and recovery efforts saying it's "pretty ... Read More

President Trump became a victim after Hurricane Irma destroyed his $16.9 million Dollar Estate

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- September 7, 2017

US President Donald Trump became a victim of Hurricane Irma tonight when his waterfront 16.9 Million Dollar estate was severely ... Read More

Death toll begins due to Hurricane Irma: St. Martin 95% destroyed

editor editor- September 7, 2017

A local official of St. Martin in the northern French part of the island, Daniel Gibb, said, "I have sick ... Read More