A total of 107 new businesses have opened in the country since the passing of Hurricane Irma, initial statistics coming out of the Economic Census Survey show.
According to the Department of Statistics STAT, the majority of these new businesses are in the food service sector. These new businesses currently employ 386 persons, 201 or 52 per cent of whom [ ... ]
Port St. Maarten has seen a growth of fifteen percent over projections from January to June. Port management anticipates a “stable off-season” and a “strong” high season similar to pre-Hurricane Irma numbers in 2017. A total of 733,666 cruise passengers via 230 cruise ship calls visited in the first half of the year. March had the highest [ ... ]
Divi Little Bay Beach Resort is exploring the possibility to add 98 rooms to its inventory of 128 rooms. Of the total, 110 rooms are operational post-Hurricane Irma and the rest are expected back online soon. The resort is fully booked for July.
The news of the expansion was shared by Tourism and Economic Affairs Minister Stuart Johnson following [ ... ]
After nine months of reconstruction and remodeling due to Hurricane Irma, Oyster Bay Beach Resort officially reopened June 1 with close to half of its accommodations and all of the amenities online. The remainder of the resort is expected to be complete by year’s end. As rooms are completed, they will be available to the guests.
The Caribbean Multihull Challenge/St. Maarten will set sail for the first time February 8 to 10. Organized by the St. Maarten Yacht Club, founders of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, The Challenge will be open only to multihull.
Back in the 1950’s St. Maarten was the birthplace of multihull sailing in the Caribbean with inspired designs from Peter Spronk who [ ... ]