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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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Successful re-opening during wake of COVID-19

By   /  August 3, 2020  /  Aviation, Health, Tourism, Transportation, Travel  /  Comments Off on Successful re-opening during wake of COVID-19

PHILIPSBURG — The Honorable Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor VSA Richard Panneflek proudly announced that St. Maarten successfully re-opened its borders to international travelers on Saturday 1st August 2020. All visitors were greeted by trained staff, who were tasked to perform temperature checks and verification of test results. Out of the 700 […]

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Travelers to St. Maarten must submit an online health authorization request

By   /  July 30, 2020  /  Aviation, Health, Tourism, Transportation, Travel  /  Comments Off on Travelers to St. Maarten must submit an online health authorization request

POND ISLAND — The Ministry of Health recently launched a website to streamline the process for visitors coming to St. Maarten to submit a mandatory health authorization application. “Travelers to St. Maarten must submit a health authorization request via www.stmaartenentry.com before being granted entry into St. Maarten,” confirmed Minister of Public Health, Social Development and […]

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Tourism Stakeholders to Receive Certified Customer Service Training

By   /  July 24, 2020  /  Tourism, Transportation  /  Comments Off on Tourism Stakeholders to Receive Certified Customer Service Training

PHILIPSBURG — The Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic & Telecommunication (TEATT) along with the St. Maarten Tourism Bureau has organized, a Certified Customer Service and COVID-19 awareness training designed specifically for Taxi Drivers. The aim of these trainings is to equip our ‘Ambassadors’ with the tools to continue serving our diverse clientele as we […]

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Panneflek held evaluation discussions with key stakeholders involved in Saturday’s repatriation flight from Ft. Lauderdale

By   /  July 21, 2020  /  Aviation, COVID-19, Health, Local News, Tourism, Transportation, Travel  /  Comments Off on Panneflek held evaluation discussions with key stakeholders involved in Saturday’s repatriation flight from Ft. Lauderdale

Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Panneflek: Dominican Republic repatriation flight today, 21 persons retested. POND ISLAND — Discussions were held with key stakeholders involved in Saturday’s repatriation flight from Ft. Lauderdale. Saturday’s flight provided the opportunity for a dry run of the reopening protocols that are being implemented For many countries, including […]

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