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St Maarten Has a New Minister of Tourism

 St Maarten has a new Minister of Tourism, following the swearing-in of new Minister Roger Lawrence.  Lawrence’s portfolio also includes Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunications.  “We need to create stable instruments of cooperation to develop and promote our tourism sector,” …

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Port St Maarten Has a New CEO

 Cruise and shipping industry veteran Alexander Gumbs is now the Chief Executive Officer of the Port St Maarten Group, charged with leading one of the region’s top cruise destinations.  Gumbs’s track record made him the ideal choice to lead one of the generators …

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Saint Lucia Set for First Cruise Ship Call Since Pandemic Began

 Saint Lucia is set for the return of cruise tourism to the island this week.  Celebrity Millennium will call on Port Castries on June 29, marking the beginning of the gradual reintroduction of cruise tourism to Saint Lucia.  Celerity Millennium …

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 MSC Cruises’ MSC Meraviglia ship made its inaugural call on St Maarten this week.  It was the second inaugural call for Port St Maarten so far in the 2019-2020 cruise season.  “Once again Port St Maarten and the destination have been able …

Silversea Cruise Ships

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Silversea Cruises is the latest cruise line to make its return to St Maarten. The boutique luxury cruise line returns to St Maarten with its Silver Wind ship on Thursday, staying during the evening hours …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Holland America Line returned to Philipsburg, St Maarten on Saturday with its cruise ship ms Koningsdam. HAL plans to call in Philipsburg, St. Maarten once more with Koningsdam on March 10, as well as six times with …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor St Maarten’s crusie renaissance continues in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Five cruise ships with over 10,000 cruise passengers and crew are slated to visit St. Maarten on Christmas and Boxing Day. The Marella Celebration and Royal Caribbean’s Independence …