ISLAND – Destination Sint Maarten is once again profiled in a major U.S. media
publication, the USA Today as one of the top destinations for summer vacation
its Travel Section of April 18, the USA Today magazine highlighted St. Maarten
as a key Summer Vacation destination.
by Rick Seaney, Chief Executive Officer of FareCompare.com who is an airline
industry insider and top media air travel resource, the article outlines some
benefits of Caribbean travel which includes the ease of getting on a plane
“that makes me feel like adventure is just around the corner.”
also noted, “The good news is, the adventure doesn't have to cost a lot of
money. Here are some wonderful destinations for cheap summer adventures,
plus other ways to cut your vacation costs."
feature offers advice on ‘Best time to fly’ followed by the ‘Top 10
destinations for summer 2019, according to AAA.’
USA Today article says that the destination features reasonable prices from
several U.S. departure cities in June.
of Tourism & Economic Affairs Stuart Johnson on Thursday said that this
publication was welcome news for tourism and hospitality stakeholders.
St. Maarten Tourism Bureau is working to quickly finalise plans with our
private sector partners to promote summer packages which will further increase
our challenges, this news shows that the hard work of all stakeholders to get
the destination up and running post-Irma is paying off."
return of several airlines and the addition of new routes has resulted in
competitive pricing for airlifts in and out of St. Maarten.”
rise in air traffic activity in recent months has been further complemented by
the Ministry of TEATT's continued promotion of the developments on the island
such as the reopening of various properties.
resilience of restaurant owners, guesthouses, hotels, dive sector, marine
community, and the ancillary hospitality and tourism amenities sector, has all
contributed to our country bouncing back quickly.
take my hat off to all of them for the all-out effort placed in getting our
destination Sint Maarten/St. Martin back on the map and the only way forward is
continuing to rebuild back better which we are currently doing," Minister
of Tourism & Economic Affairs Stuart Johnson said on Thursday.
Today is a multi-platform news and information media company founded in 1982.
The publication reaches nearly three million readers daily, and its mobile
platform has more than 24 million downloads on devices.
Today launched its international edition in 1984 and is printed in Europe,
Asia/Pacific, and Canada, and has a total circulation of nearly 15,000.
Gannett Co. owns USA Today.