UN ECLAC team to conduct damage and loss assessment on St. Maarten

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Great Bay – A team of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is to conduct a Damage and Loss Assessment exercise on St. Maarten from October 22 to October 27 upcoming. The 15 person strong team is led by Dr. Omar Bello, Coordinator for Sustainable Development and Disaster Unit. The assessment is expected to be broad based More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

STB, marketing firm conduct tourism recovery strategic planning sessions

NEW YORK — Head of the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau (STB) Rolando Brison is currently taking part in several strategic meetings with St. Maarten’s North American marketing firm and other stakeholders to outline More...

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By webadmin On Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Without Dutch assistance, next disasters loom

Major disasters and stressful situations tend to bring out the best and the worst in people and the organizations managed by them; public and private, and even volunteer.  The indiscriminate nature of Hurricane More...

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By webadmin On Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Tourism officials to wear symbolic t-shirts when airport, sea port open

Philipsburg — Ministry TEATT on Friday announced that the first arrivals at the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) on October 10 and at Port St. Maarten on November 11, will be greeted by staff More...

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By webadmin On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Labor Office on Responsibilities of the Employers, Rights of the Employees

PRESS RELEASE  Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Department of Labor Affairs and Social Services Topic: Responsibilities of the Employers, Rights of the Employees On Wednesday 6 September, More...

Price Gouging - Min TEATT
By webadmin On Friday, September 29th, 2017

Inspectors tackle no pricing on items, price gouging at businesses

GREAT BAY — Minister of Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher on Thursday said inspectors of the Economic Control Department has issued stern warnings to businesses caught price gouging in the aftermath More...

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By webadmin On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Down but not out: Businesses reopening

GREAT BAY –Things are not what they used to be, but we see the island slowly but surely recovering from the devastation Hurricane Irma created. Some readers have asked us not to sugarcoat the situation. And while More...

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By webadmin On Monday, September 18th, 2017

Brison: Temporary suspension of airlift expected after disaster

SXM AIRPORT — Airlines suspending service to a destination after a natural disaster is expected, especially when the hotel inventory of the destination is very low, says Head of the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau More...

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By webadmin On Monday, September 18th, 2017

Controllers conduct rigorous controls of supermarkets and business that sell hurricane items

PHILIPSBURG — Minister Responsible for Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher has dispatched the controllers of the Economic Control Department to conduct rigorous controls of supermarkets and businesses More...

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By webadmin On Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Tourism Minister shifts focus to vital economic recovery plan

GREAT BAY — Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunications (TEATT) Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher met with the management team of TEATT on Saturday to discuss strategy and actions moving More...