st maarten


Interview with St Maarten Tourism Minister Claret Connor

Above: St Maarten Tourism Minister Claret Connor (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell PHILIPSBURG — St Maarten one of the Caribbean’s most famous tourism destinations, and a leading cruise hub. It’s also a place that has changed significantly in the past […]


The 10 Most Popular Caribbean Private Jet Destinations

Above: an XOJET aircraft in the Caribbean By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s the ultimate in Caribbean luxury: arriving by private jet. And some islands attract private jets more than others. And a new report from XOJET, a leading private […]

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The 10 Best Caribbean Cruise Ports

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor A Caribbean cruise is never a bad idea but not all ports are created equal. These 10 ports of call, which offer a winning combination of passenger facilities and proximity to the island attractions […]


Air France, Air Antilles Sign Codeshare Agreement

Above: an Air France plane By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new gateway from France to several Caribbean destinations. Air France and Air Antilles have signed a codeshare agreement to partner on the offer of six new destinations in […]

The Best Lobster in St Maarten

Above: the lobster thermidor at Pineapple Pete’s (all photos by CJ) At Pinepple Pete, they say it’s so famous you should ask for its autograph. It’s the Lobster Thermidor at Pineapple Pete’s in St Maarten, and it’s almost certainly the […]

Strong 2014 For St Maarten Tourism

Above: St Maarten (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten’s tourism sector has had a very strong 2014, according to new data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. Through the third quarter of 2014, the country welcomed 377,341 stayover […]


St Maarten Has a New Government

Above: St Maarten’s new government By Alexander Britell It’s been almost four months since voters in St Maarten headed to the polls to choose their next government. And after a chaotic process, the country finally has its new government led […]

This Caribbean Resort's Solar Milestone

Above: the Westin Dawn Beach Resort & Spa St Maarten, with rooftop solar panels By the Caribbean Journal staff After a year of generating its own solar power, the Westin Dawn Beach Resort in St Maarten has reached a milestone: […]

Rum Journal: Finding a Secret Rum Bar in St Maarten

Above: Caribbean Liquors in St Maarten (all photos by CJ) ST MAARTIN — For rum lovers, St Maarten is one of the Meccas of the Caribbean. That’s because, as one of its transportation hubs, rums from all over the region […]


LIAT Launches New Flights

Above: a LIAT ATR plane (Photo: LIAT) By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional carrier LIAT has officially launched seven new flights per week. The company has begun four new flights per week between Dominica and St Maarten and three new […]

Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Conference Begins in St Maarten

Above: St Maarten By the Caribbean Journal staff The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association has officially begun its annual conference and trade show. This year’s conference, the 21st of its kind, is taking place in St Maarten, bringing together around 1000 tourism […]

10 Classic Caribbean Beach Bars

By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Sometimes you want to go somewhere everybody knows your name – or at least where you’re guaranteed to get a great rum punch or local beer. Check out this list (in no particular order) […]


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