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PJIAE N.V. awards Ballast Nedam contract for “Package 2” SXM Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project

By   /  July 21, 2021  /  Aviation, Business, Local News, Tourism, Transportation  /  Comments Off on PJIAE N.V. awards Ballast Nedam contract for “Package 2” SXM Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten (July 20, 2020) – Following a thorough selection process launched by the Princess Juliana International Airport Operating Company (PJIAE N.V.), Ballast Nedam International Projects B.V. was selected as the general contractor for the St. Maarten Airport Terminal Reconstruction Project. This international contracting company has vast experience building large-scale and complex projects worldwide, including ports, hospitals, and […]

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Indigo Bay Development one step closer

By   /  July 20, 2021  /  Business, Hospitality, Labor, Local News, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Indigo Bay Development one step closer

The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, (VSA) Omar Ottley signed a scope of service agreement (SOS) with Indigo Shores Developments B. V. The SOS brings the vision of this luxurious hotel one step closer to reality. The scope of service agreement ensures not only economical benefits for Sint Maarten but also the […]

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Port St. Maarten to receive first Transit Call on July 7

By   /  July 5, 2021  /  Local News, Tourism, Transportation, Travel  /  Comments Off on Port St. Maarten to receive first Transit Call on July 7

Port St. Maarten management said over the weekend that the industry is back in gear prompting a staggered approach to the resumption of cruising. Destination St. Maarten forms a pivotal part of this approach and will be welcoming more than 1000 passengers to its shores. Port management in a sector update said that they?ve had […]

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Maagical St. Maarten pacesetter for large-scale homeporting operations in NE Caribbean

By   /  June 6, 2021  /  International News, Island Life, Local News, Tourism, Travel  /  Comments Off on Maagical St. Maarten pacesetter for large-scale homeporting operations in NE Caribbean

The launch of the largest homeporting operation that the destination has ever seen will commence on Saturday, June 5 at the Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise and Cargo Facilities in Point Blanche when Celebrity Cruise Lines 2200-passenger capacity Celebrity Millennium departs for a one-week cruise out of Port St. Maarten. Celebrity Millennium will be a landmark […]

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APS lends IGY Marinas USD 16 million for expansion

By   /  January 29, 2021  /  Finance, Local News, Tourism  /  Comments Off on APS lends IGY Marinas USD 16 million for expansion

CAYHILL — Algemeen Pensioenfonds Sint Maarten (APS) and IGY Marinas agreed on the terms of a loan for the Yacht Club at Isle de Sol (IDS) in Simpson Bay. The loan will enable IDS to increase their clientele, complete the restaurant enhancement project in the marina, and refinance existing agreements to more favorable conditions. It […]

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Appeals court rules in favor of Country Sint Maarten in Alegria court case

By   /  November 2, 2020  /  Environment, Government, Infrastructure, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Appeals court rules in favor of Country Sint Maarten in Alegria court case

~ Minister Doran calls this a huge win for the people of Sint Maarten ~ PHILIPSBURG — On Friday, October 30th, 2020, the Court of Appeals rendered their judgement in favor of Country Sint Maarten in its case against Alegria Real Estate N.V. to suspend the judgement rendered on September 4th, 2020. On September 4th, […]

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Supreme Court of the Kingdom of the Netherlands rules in favor of Alegria in TOCA timeshare case

By   /  September 26, 2020  /  Business, Legal Matters, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Supreme Court of the Kingdom of the Netherlands rules in favor of Alegria in TOCA timeshare case

The Hague/Philipsburg, 25 September 2020 — Supreme Court of the Kingdom of the Netherlands ruled in favor of Alegria in the TOCA timeshare case. On 25 September 2020, the Supreme Court handed down it’s ruling (ECLI:NL:HR:2020:1499) in the case of the TIMESHARE OWNERS AT CARAVANSERAI ASSOCIATION (TOCA) and others v. ALEGRIA REAL ESTATE B.V. (Alegria). […]

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Minister of TEATT Ludmila de Weever National Briefing on Commercial Business Closures

By   /  August 15, 2020  /  Business, Telecommunications, Tourism, Transportation  /  Comments Off on Minister of TEATT Ludmila de Weever National Briefing on Commercial Business Closures

 PHILIPSBURG — The following statements are taken from the Minister of TEATT’s special national briefing on Saturday, August 15, 2020, as part of the process to keep the community of St. Maarten informed about the latest developments in regards to commercial business closures as a precautionary measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 throughout the […]

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St. Maarten prepares to welcome international passengers with rigorous screening steps at PJIA

By   /  August 3, 2020  /  Aviation, Health, Tourism, Transportation, Travel  /  Comments Off on St. Maarten prepares to welcome international passengers with rigorous screening steps at PJIA

SIMPSON BAY — As St. Maarten re-opens its borders to international travelers in the wake of the Corona Virus global pandemic, Minister of Public Health, Social Development & Labor (VSA), the honorable Richard Panneflek would like to remind all incoming traveler to Sint Maarten must complete the online Health Authorization Form via www.stmaartenentry.com no later […]

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Dutch St. Maarten Reopens To US Visitors, French St. Martin Remains Closed

By   /  August 3, 2020  /  Aviation, Island Life, Tourism, Transportation, Travel  /  Comments Off on Dutch St. Maarten Reopens To US Visitors, French St. Martin Remains Closed

GREAT BAY — St. Maarten continues with plans to reopen today, August 1st, to the U.S. Market. Considering this, a decision has been made by Madam Préfète Sylvie Feucher to close the French-Dutch Border as per July 31st, at noon. The French-Dutch internal borders are being controlled; however, for work and other medical reasons, persons […]

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