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Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher


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Source: SMN-News
23 Aug 2020 02:11 PM

Vendors Incensed Over Sneaky Decision To Change Operating Hours.

~Readying petition for government and Parliament ~

The vendors on the parking lot at Kim Sha Beach, classified as the Kim Sha Market Place, are incensed with the government over its latest move to put them out of business. The vendors reacted over the weekend to a Ministerial decision dated August 17, 2020, by Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Ludmila DeWeever that would set the max opening time of business for the vendors to 10 pm daily and re-classify the area as a re-designated marketplace Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
19 Mar 2020 03:55 PM

Businesses Violating Maximum Price Regulation Being Fined

An inspection in progress.

PHILIPSBURG--Businesses that are violating the maximum price control list announced by government are being fined, the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunication (TEATT) as well as TEATT Minister Melissa Arrindell-Doncher said in separate statements on Wednesday Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
19 Mar 2020 05:08 AM

Us $125.7M Loss Projected For Cruise, Stay-Over Tourism Due To Covid-19

Front Street was eerily quiet on Wednesday, as many businesses had closed their doors in adherence to the announcement by government that non-essential businesses should remain closed for a two-week period in an effort to fight the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Some non-essential establishments were still open despite the order.

PHILIPSBURG--Tourism Minister Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
13 Mar 2020 05:52 PM

Gumbs Requests Info From Teatt On Economic Impact Of Coronavirus

Melissa Gumbs.

PHILIPSBURG--Party For Progress (PFP) Member of Parliament (MP) Melissa Gumbs has submitted several questions to Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportati Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
05 Mar 2020 06:56 AM

Minister Melissa Arrindell-Doncher (Left) Is Back In Office

Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Melissa Arrindell-Doncher (left) is back in office and was at governments weekly press briefing on Wednesday. She had been out of office for a while as she had been ill and undergoing surgeries abroad. In her absence, Minister of Health, Labour and Social Affairs VSA Pamela Gordon-Carty (right) had been handling the affairs of the TEATT Ministry Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
21 Jan 2020 05:46 AM

Mp Duncan Requests Info On Govt. Plans To Develop Msmes

MP Solange Ludmila Duncan.

PHILIPSBURG--National Alliance (NA) Member of Parliament (MP) Solange Ludmila Duncan recently submitted a number of questions to interim Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion and interim Minister of Read more


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HOPE
Source: The Daily Herald
07 Jan 2020 05:29 PM

PHILIPSBURG--Interim Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher said in her New Years address on Monday she looks forward to new opportunities that offer hope and optimism for the new year.

Now that we have entered the new decade 2020, may we be blesse Read more


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Source: SMN-News
01 Jan 2020 04:29 PM

Boardwalk Christmas Festival Continues With New YearS Celebration.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) continues the holiday festivities from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. December 31 and January 1, to usher in the New Year with a fun and exciting day of musical entertainment by DJs; Christmas Food tasting, Arts and Crafts by local vendors; and treats and liqueur giveaways. There will also be live entertainment and animation throughout Philipsburg and at Captain Hodges Wharf.

For the 2020 countdown, there will be live performances from 9:00 pm until 2:00 am by local artists Betty V, Connis Vanterpool, LiLi Johnson-Forbes; Funky Horny Horns; MixMaster Pauly; King Rumer, and fresh out of St Read more


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HOPE
Source: 721 News
24 Dec 2019 09:08 AM

Philipsburg Lights Up For Christmas


~ Boardwalk Festival ushers in the Season ~

GREAT BAY – The country’s capital will come alive on Saturday night with the lighting of Front Street, Back Street, and the Boardwalk Boulevard in the spirit of Christmas. Adding to this festive display, the Boardwalk Christmas Festival is about to launch to further bring in the holiday season.

On the initiative by the Minister of TEATT Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher, town will shine bright to lift the spirits of visitors and residents alike Read more


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Source: SMN-News
09 Jan 2018 10:48 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher on Tuesday stressed that the economic recovery and development of St. Maarten must be sustainable and based on collaborative initiatives and policies between the public and private sector. “We also have to be daring and step out of comfort zones that do not work for us anymore,” she said.

She said if a better, stronger, smarter and more sustainable St Read more


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Source: Soualiganewsday
09 Jan 2018 02:55 PM

Minister Arrindell-Doncher Outlines Economic Recovery

POND ISLAND - Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher on Tuesday stressed that the economic recovery and development of St. Maarten must be sustainable and based on collaborative initiatives and policies between the public and private sector. “We also have to be daring and step out of comfort zones that do not work for us anymore,” she said.

She said if a better, stronger, smarter and more sustainable St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
05 Jan 2018 09:51 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The leaders of six political parties submitted their lists to the Electoral Council on Friday paving the way for them to contest the upcoming Parliamentary Elections slated for February 26, 2018. They are SDM, SMCP, PPA, USP, NA and the UD.
The United People's Party and Democratic Party joined forces hoping to garner enough votes for a majority in Parliament Read more


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Source: SMN-News
28 Dec 2017 06:25 PM

~ Starts investigation to recoup funds ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher disclosed on Thursday that government has no clear indication where or to whom tax-payer money designated for a boxing event in 2015 ended up. “The people’s money is basically missing and for almost three years nobody has been held accountable. I will not end my tenure with this issue lingering and not make a serious effort to secure the funds and seek appropriate recourse if a criminal act was committed here,” the Minister said.

As such, an advice has been prepared for the St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
17 Dec 2017 03:46 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher on Sunday welcomed Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines (RCCL) and its ship Grandeur of the Seas back to the shores of St. Maarten calling the occasion a “great early Christmas gift for St. Maarten.”

The Minister was joined aboard the ship by almost 100 persons selected as hurricane heroes by her cabinet. The hurricane heroes initiative came from RCCL executives who wanted to make the company’s return to the island a memorable one and an occasion that showed that RCCL stands with St Read more


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Source: 721 News
20 Nov 2017 08:29 AM

Royal Caribbean Confirms Holiday Cruise Schedule And Is On Track For December 17 Return. 

~ Sister cruise line Celebrity Cruises returns February 2018 ~

PORT ST. MAARTEN – A Port St. Maarten delegation from the Cruise Business Unit met recently with Royal Caribbean International (RCI) representatives in Miami, Florida, to provide an update on the progress of current recovery efforts in destination Sint Maarten.

During the discussions, Royal Caribbean reiterated its commitment to the destination and provided a schedule of the vessels that will call on Sint Maarten starting in mid-December, just in time for the peak family travel season.

Grandeur of the Seas will be the first cruise ship bringing guests to rediscover the marquee destination on December 17, followed by daily visits across six vessels, including two of the world’s largest cruise ships.

The ships and dates are as follows: Independence of the Seas, December 25 and 29; Jewel of the Seas, December 26; Freedom of the Seas, December 27; Adventure of the Seas, December 31; and Harmony of the Seas and Oasis of the Seas on January 2 and 3, 2018 respectively.

Celebrity Cruises has also announced that Celebrity Eclipse will be returning to the island on February 4, 2018 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
19 Nov 2017 11:38 PM

PORT ST. MAARTEN:--- A Port St. Maarten delegation from the Cruise Business Unit met recently with Royal Caribbean International (RCI) representatives in Miami, Florida, to provide an update on the progress of current recovery efforts in destination Sint Maarten.
During the discussions, Royal Caribbean reiterated its commitment to the destination and provided a schedule of the vessels that will call on Sint Maarten starting in mid-December, just in time for the peak family travel season.
Grandeur of the Seas will be the first cruise ship bringing guests to rediscover the marquee destination on December 17, followed by daily visits across six vessels, including two of the world’s largest cruise ships.
The ships and dates are as follows: Independence of the Seas, December 25 and 29; Jewel of the Seas, December 26; Freedom of the Seas, December 27; Adventure of the Seas, December 31; and Harmony of the Seas and Oasis of the Seas on January 2 and 3, 2018 respectively.
Celebrity Cruises has also announced that Celebrity Eclipse will be returning to the island on February 4, 2018 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 Nov 2017 03:14 PM

~ Lee makes position available ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The new majority of the Parliament of St. Maarten voted in favor on a motion of non-confidence against six Ministers, namely Prime Minister William Marlin, Ministers Silveria Jacobs, Rafael Boasman, Christopher Emmanuel, Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher and Richard Gibson Sr., while no motion was brought against DP appointed Minister Emil Lee who it was said made his position available.
The now opposition voted against the motion of non-confidence brought against the six Ministers Read more


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Source: SMN-News
11 Oct 2017 12:02 AM

SIMPSON BAY:--- On Tuesday 10-10-17, Prime Minister William Marlin and Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication Melissa Arrindell Doncher welcomed the 1st commercial flights to Sint Maarten marking the re-opening of PJIAE / SXM Airport.

The two Ministers were present 7:50 am in the morning to welcome the first flight, WINAIR that arrived from Saba beginning the historic day that saw 6 flights land with one cancellation.

Around midday a festive welcome ceremony was organized that included live music, ladies in beautiful carnival costumes, give away items, finger food snacks & cold beverages Read more


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Source: 721 News
10 Oct 2017 10:39 PM

Prime Minister & Minister Of Tourism Welcome Back 1St Commercial Flights To Sint Maarten

SIMPSON BAY  –  On Tuesday 10-10-17, Prime Minister William Marlin and Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication Melissa Arrindell Doncher welcomed the 1st commercial flights to Sint Maarten marking the re-opening of PJIAE / SXM Airport.

The two Ministers were present 7:50 am in the morning to welcome the first flight, WINAIR that arrived from Saba beginning the historic day that saw 6 flights land with one cancellation.

Around midday a festive welcome ceremony was organized that included live music, ladies in beautiful carnival costumes, give away items, finger food snacks & cold beverages Read more


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Source: 721 News
04 Oct 2017 02:22 PM

Notice Winair

AIRPORT — Winair would like to inform our customers that our anticipated start up of commercial operations on Friday October 6th has been postponed to Tuesday October 10th.

Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher has announced this morning that SXM Airport will be open to accept commercial flights per October 10, 2017. Click here for full official government press release

Winair will operate limited scheduled service to the destinations Saba, St Read more


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Source: 721 News
03 Oct 2017 11:59 AM

Arrindell Anuncia Vuelo Especial De Winair St. Maarten-Curacao

Traducido por Máximo Castro

Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher Ministra de Turismo, Asuntos Económicos, Telecomunicaciones y Transporte (TEATT

PHILIPSBURG. (Fuente: The Daily Herald) -La ministra de Turismo y Asuntos Económicos Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher, anunció la realización de un vuelo comercial especial y de repatriación de la línea área WINAIR, para el servicio St Read more


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Source: 721 News
03 Oct 2017 06:49 AM

Arrindell Announces Special Winair St. Maarten-Curacao Round Trip Flight

Source: The Daily Herald

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher has announced a special commercial and repatriation WINAIR flight to service the St. Maarten-Curacao and Curacao-St. Maarten routes two times this week and once next week. The once-a-day, round-trip flights will take place on Thursday, October 5, Saturday, October 7 and Tuesday, October 10 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 Oct 2017 05:14 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher has announced a special commercial and repatriation WINAIR flight to service the St. Maarten-Curacao and Curacao-St. Maarten routes two times this week and once next week.

The once-a-day, round-trip flights will take place on Thursday, October 5, Saturday, October 7 and Tuesday, October 10 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 Sep 2017 08:36 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Government of Sint Maarten together with the French Side authorities has decided to adjust the curfew from 9:00 PM till 6:00 AM as of today, Monday September 25th. The new curfew hours will be in effect until Monday October 2nd 2017.

The joint decision was taken during a meeting on cross-border cooperation on Monday afternoon. In attendance was President of the Collectivitie Daniel Gibbs, Prefet Anne Laubies, His Excellency Governor Eugene Holiday, Minister of Justice Rafael Boasman and Minister of Tourism Melissa Arrindell Doncher.

Residents are requested to respect the new curfew hours, the law enforcement authorities will conduct the necessary patrolling Read more


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