Samuel Allen

Samuel Allen

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - A meeting with Tourism Authorities of Trinidad and Tobago was convened by the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) at its headquarters, to facilitate dialogue on cooperation activities between the Association and the Tourism Authorities in their approach to sustainable tourism development.

BELLEVUE, Wash and SOUTHLAKE, Texas – Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) and Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) today announced that Expedia, Inc. has acquired Travelocity from Sabre Corporation for $280 million in cash.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Members of the public, the business sector, and those residing abroad will be able to download from the Parliament website the draft 2015 national budget on Thursday. The site is currently down for reconstruction.

SIMPSONBAY, St. Maarten – The St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA), the largest private business representative on the island, gave a financial sponsorship contribution of $5,000 to the 2015 Heineken Regatta.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - More that 27,5 tonnes of drugs have been seized in Operation Lionfish 2, an Interpol-led initiative targeting the illicit trafficking of drugs and firearms by organized crime groups across Central America and the Caribbean.

Chincatus road prepared for facelift

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 12:22 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten - Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (VROMI) were on site during the course of last week guiding the progress of the Chincactus Road Drainage Project on Wednesday during the street leveling for basecourse, which will be followed by pouring of concrete road, offering the area a well-deserved facelift in the early new year.

CAYHILL, St. Maarten- During the very intense final match of the Oualichi Female High school Competition the CIA/LU team managed to maintain their top spot in the Competition, finishing at the number one spot.

SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten — SXM Airport made a surprise donation of over 60 chairs and 25 tables for use at the Allen Halley Recreational Center.

Man threatened and ill-treated by two men

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 20:14 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Wednesday November 19th a man filed an official report with the Detective department stating that he was attacked, threatened and beaten by two men on the Fort Willem road.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten -- Managing director of Let's Travel, Terrance Rey, commends Inselair on their proposed direct flights from Curacao to Georgetown, Guyana, starting Thursday, December 18th, 2014, with good connections from St. Maarten on Thursdays and Sundays with their Inselair flights to Guyana.