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American Airlines Is Adding More Daily St Maarten Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is significantly ramping up its flight service to St Maarten this winter, Caribbean Journal has learned. The world’s largest airline will be adding a new daily flight from Miami to St Maarten’s Princess …

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St Maarten Is Having a Very Strong Cruise Season

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is having a very good cruise season, according to the latest report from Port St Maarten. The cruise destination is reporting 15 percent growth over its projections for the first half of 2018, …

Windstar to Homeport in St Maarten

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Windstar Cruises is homeporting one of its ships St. Maarten. Beginning Dec. 1, the cruise line will homeport its Wind Surf cruise ship for seven-day cruises out of St Maarten. Besides having the Wind Surf homeport …

LATEST NEWS

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another airline has officially made its return to St Maarten. Panama-based Copa Airlines has officially resumed operations to the island, another boost for the destination in the wake of Hurricane Irma last year. Copa Airlines …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Sheri Fiscus from Salem, Oregon, who sent in this lovely shot of the blue of Maho Beach in St Maarten taken last month. Have you taken …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Maarten tourism comeback continues. Another of the island’s most popular resorts has officially reopened its doors, with the Oyster Bay Beach Resort relaunching operations with a new look after shuttering last year due …

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 By Alexander Britell The highly-anticipated Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, the hotel brand’s first foray into luxury small-ship cruising, has launched reservations. The collection aims to “transform the luxury cruising industry” with a series of 190-meter-long ships accommodating up to 298 passengers …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet traffic is continuing to surge, according to the Canada-based carrier’s latest data report. WestJet reported 2.174 billion revenue passenger miles in May, a 7.5 percent increase over the same period in 2017. The carrier …

St Maarten Cruise Passengers

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line’s newest Vista-class ship, Carnival Horizon, is coming to St Maarten this fall. The 4,000-passenger ship will make its inaugural call on St Maarten in October for the 2018-2019 high cruise season. The …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Two of St Maarten’s preeminent resorts are finally planning to make their return following last year’s storms. The Sonesta Ocean Point resort and the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort will reopening for the winter tourist season, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten has named a new director of tourism as the island recovers from last year’s storms. The St Maarten Tourist Bureau has appointed May-Ling Chun to the role, it announced in a statement. Chun …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In the biggest step yet for St Maarten’s recovery, the island’s Divi Little Bay Beach Resort has reopened its doors. Divi’s beachfront property, which is the best-known hotel to reopen on the island in the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another important carrier is plotting its return to St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport. Panama-based carrier Copa Airlines will resume flights to St Maarten on June 2, the company announced. Copa had suspended operations to …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Princess Cruises will kick off its summer cruise itinerary with Rhythm of the Caribbean, a new experiential program that will include St Maarten. The new cultural experience on Caribbean sailings will include regional cuisine, signature cocktails, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was always a bucket-list destination: Pinel Island, the sandy oasis a short ferry ride off the coast of Cul de Sac on the French side of St Martin. And now, the legendary island is …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s another place to stay on your next St Maarten getaway. The island’s Villas at Simpson Bay Resort has reopened, tourism officials confirmed in a statement. The Villas at Simpson Bay Resort and Marina, set …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor United Airlines made its long-awaited return to St. Maarten this week. St Maarten Tourism Minister Cornelius De Weever welcomed the return of the airline, which will provide a weekly airlift out of Newark, New Jersey, to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has added another new route in the Caribbean to its quickly-growing regional portfolio. Spirit has officially launched new nonstop flights to Cap Haitien, Haiti out of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The …