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$-a-Day Scholarship program

Submitted by administrator on Thu, 07/11/2013 - 20:40

The $-a-Day program now has available several scholarship grants for higher education in the hospitality field. The grants are open to young St. Maarten students. The $-a-day program is made possible by the thousands of timeshare tourists who willingly donate via their resorts a minimum of $1 for each day they stay in St. Maarten. For application guidelines and forms or general questions, please use the “Contact us” form on the website.

JetBlue Brings Mint Service to SXM

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Submitted by administrator on Mon, 07/31/2017 - 18:43

JetBlue is expanding its Mint Premium service on Caribbean flights next year. It is adding a second Saturday seasonal round-trip flight between New York and St. Maarten starting January 13; another between Boston and Aruba; and between Boston and St. Maarten from February 17. Additionally, Mint Service between Aruba and both New York and Boston will operate daily February 15-26. All seasonal Mint routes in the Caribbean operate through April 2018. JetBlue currently operates year-round Mint service between New York and Barbados, New York and Grenada, and New York and St. Lucia. The Mint service features faster check-in, early boarding, free broadband Internet service, an in-flight menu by New York City restaurant Saxon Parole, and 15-inch interactive video screens to view up to 100 channels from DIRECTV.

 

 

Source: The Daily Herald

SMTA Donates to MAC Browlia F. Maillard Campus

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Submitted by administrator on Thu, 06/22/2017 - 19:21

St. Maarten Timeshare donates to the Methodist Agogic Center Browlia F. Maillard Campus from the Dollar-a-Day Program. The Dollar-A-Day Program is a voluntary contribution from Timeshare Hotel Guests. The Association presented the donation which will assist the school in three specific areas of the school: the Canteen, the Dutch classes and the Third Grade class.

 

The funds from the association will go to purchasing a laptop, speakers, projector, printer, refrigerator and a computer.

 

 

SMTA Supports Cleaner Lagoon

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Submitted by administrator on Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:51

The St. Maarten Timeshare Association (SMTA) established its Dollar-a-Day program in 2005, which gives guests the opportunity to voluntarily contribute one dollar per day on their room bill for community development projects. The program recently provided critical support to the local foundation Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) St. Maarten, which needed emergency funds to upgrade the battery system on its sewage pumpout boat, Slurpy.
According to international law, boaters must be at least 12 nautical miles from land to legally discharge untreated sewage. Slurpy provides boaters in and around the Lagoon a much more convenient, hygienic, and environmentally responsible option. Waste stored in Slurpy’s sealed tank is securely disposed of in a larger land-based holding tank which is then pumped out by a septic truck and transported to the wastewater treatment facility

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Photo contest entry: Early morning rainbow from Little bay

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Submitted by a visitor on Wed, 01/13/2016 - 23:08

Got up early in the morning to go for a walk, ended up getting a little wet but on the way back to Belair Beach Hotel I got this great rainbow shot

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Photo contest entry: Andrea Bakay

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Submitted by administrator on Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:46

Andrea Bakay - 2013 Photo contest 1st prize winner

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Photo contest entry: Stephen Kendall

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Submitted by administrator on Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:43

Stephen Kendall - 2013 photo contest 2nd prize winner

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Photo contest entry: photo contest 3rd prize winner

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Submitted by administrator on Wed, 01/29/2014 - 13:34

Beth Goddard - 3rd prize photo contest winner

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Photo contest entry: SXM Family Vacation 2013: All In!!

SXM Family Vacation 2013: All In!!
Submitted by a visitor on Wed, 08/21/2013 - 13:23

Our family has been coming to St. Maarten for over 24 years staying at the Royal Islander. This picture was taken after a lunch at Le Sand. We are located in New York, Boston, Santa Fe and can't wait for 2014!!

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Photo contest entry: Mud Baths @ Happy Bay!

Mud Baths @ Happy Bay!
Submitted by a visitor on Sun, 05/26/2013 - 19:20

Our family did the "All Day Funsail" and one of the stops of the day was at Happy Bay for Mud Baths!

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