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Minister Lawrence: Destination Investment Confidence Continues to Scale Up

By   /  October 19, 2021  /  Business, Economy, Government, Hospitality, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Minister Lawrence: Destination Investment Confidence Continues to Scale Up

Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (Minister TEATT) Hon. Roger Lawrence met with Divi Little Bay Beach Resort President Marco Galaverna and General Manager Anne-Marie Brooks on Saturday October 16th, who outlined the ongoing construction that will be completed in early 2022. ?We?re thrilled to add Oceans at Divi Little Bay to our […]

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Minister Lawrence: World Tourism Day Message – Tourism for Inclusive Growth

By   /  September 27, 2021  /  Economy, Tourism, Travel  /  Comments Off on Minister Lawrence: World Tourism Day Message – Tourism for Inclusive Growth

Monday, September 27, marks World Tourism Day (WTD) 2021 under the theme ‘Tourism for Inclusive Growth.’ According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive social and economic impact. “Both developed and developing economies have been hit. And marginalized groups and the most vulnerable have been hit hardest […]

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Minister Lawrence visits local brewery. Aims to promote local production

By   /  September 24, 2021  /  Business, Economy, Government, Island Life  /  Comments Off on Minister Lawrence visits local brewery. Aims to promote local production

A moment of curiosity captured Giovanni Johnson, who went from a delivery driver at SXM beer to now being in the final steps of becoming the first local brewmaster for SXM beer. Giovanni shared his story; ?One day, I stopped behind the brewery and saw the brewmaster standing on a platform throwing something inside a […]

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New TEATT Minister Promotes Agri-Tourism. Fast tracking business license process a priority

By   /  September 8, 2021  /  Agriculture, Business, Economy, Government, Island Life, Tourism  /  Comments Off on New TEATT Minister Promotes Agri-Tourism. Fast tracking business license process a priority

Sunday, September 5, recently sworn in Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT) Roger Lawrence met with the management team of Sint Maarten?s newest five-star luxury boutique hotel ?The Morgan? to discuss key areas pertaining to responsible tourism. The hotel grows its own crops to offer guests a farm-to-table experience. In a […]

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MP Ludmilla De Weever: “St. Maarten experienced the fastest-growing stayover tourism recovery…”

By   /  September 6, 2021  /  Business, Economy, Local News, Parliament, Tourism, Transportation, Travel  /  Comments Off on MP Ludmilla De Weever: “St. Maarten experienced the fastest-growing stayover tourism recovery…”

~ Former Minister of TEATT and now Member of Parliament Ludmilla De Weever says: “St. Maarten experienced the fastest-growing stayover tourism recovery since the start of the COVID 19 pandemic.” ~ PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten is clearly on the rebound as the arrival numbers are on the rise and practically going through the roof and […]

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Minister Lawrence: Together Everyone Achieves more

By   /  August 30, 2021  /  Economy, Government, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister Lawrence: Together Everyone Achieves more

Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT) Hon. Roger Lawrence would like to acknowledge and celebrate the work and dedication that has been put into the recovery of the Princess Juliana International Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project. The direction taken in the rebuilding and modernization of the hurricane damaged terminal is the result […]

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Roger Lawrence sworn in as Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication

By   /  August 27, 2021  /  Business, Economy, Government, Local News, Politics, Telecommunications, Tourism, Transportation  /  Comments Off on Roger Lawrence sworn in as Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication

Today, Thursday, August 26, 2021, former Senior Manager of Port St. Maarten Roger Lawrence was ceremoniously sworn in as Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication (TEATT) at the cabinet of His Excellency Governor Eugene Holiday. Lawrence was put forth by the United People?s (UP) party as candidate minister after former Minister of TEATT […]

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Ministry VSA, TEATT and Justice collaborate to conduct inspection of COVID-19 protocols; zero tolerance

By   /  August 19, 2021  /  Business, Economy, Government, Health  /  Comments Off on Ministry VSA, TEATT and Justice collaborate to conduct inspection of COVID-19 protocols; zero tolerance

On August 18th 2021; an urgent meeting was held with the Minister of VSA, the head of Inspection and Secretary General of the Ministry of TEATT. In an effort to ensure compliance with the COVID- 19 protocols within businesses, the Ministry of VSA, TEATT and Justice have joined forced to ensure maximum compliance. Approaching the […]

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Ministerial Regulation (MR) imposes up to 4 months detention or 5,000 ANG fines for 11 PM closure violators

By   /  August 15, 2021  /  Business, Economy, Labor, Local News  /  Comments Off on Ministerial Regulation (MR) imposes up to 4 months detention or 5,000 ANG fines for 11 PM closure violators

Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Omar Ottley is reminding the General Public of the COVID-19 measures that are still obligatory. In just a week, the active COVID numbers surged to 300 plus persons; 18 patients are currently hospitalized at SMMC, and 290 persons are in home isolation. To date, 39 persons […]

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Minister Ottley: Night life set to scale back to 11pm

By   /  August 7, 2021  /  Business, Economy, Government, Hospitality, Island Life  /  Comments Off on Minister Ottley: Night life set to scale back to 11pm

The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), Omar Ottley held a meeting with club night life business owners, beach bar owners, directors and managers from Dutch Sint Maarten. The purpose of the meeting was to ensure a safe environment for patrons and to avoid COVID clusters within the respective establishment. Minister Ottley […]

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