Articles tagged “st. martin”

Hurricane Irma Response by France and the UK Gets Criticized in the Caribbean

Hurricane Irma Response by France and the UK Gets Criticized in the Caribbean

Amandine Ascencio and Angela Charlton, Associated Press

Stranded Dutch tourists at the airport in St. Maarten had to stand around and watch as American and Canadian travelers got relief flights out of the Irma-damaged islands. French, British and Dutch authorities are getting criticized for neglecting their Caribbean holdings after the hurricane.

2 years ago

Hurricane Irma: Travel Industry Live Updates

Hurricane Irma: Travel Industry Live Updates

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Harvey are taking a great human toll throughout the Caribbean and the United States, as has the earthquake in Mexico. Here's how the travel industry is responding.

2 years ago

Thousands of Tourists Evacuated From Cuba and St. Maarten in Hurricane Irma’s Aftermath

Thousands of Tourists Evacuated From Cuba and St. Maarten in Hurricane Irma’s Aftermath

Desmond Boylan and Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press

After the devastation in Texas from Hurricane Harvey, the Caribbean and Florida are feeling Hurricane Irma's wrath with Hurricane Jose not too far behind for some.

2 years ago

Mosquito-Borne Virus Becoming Significant Problem in the Caribbean

Mosquito-Borne Virus Becoming Significant Problem in the Caribbean

David McFadden, Associated Press

Tourism officials in countries impacted by the mosquito-borne virus initially downplayed its impact, but the reality is hard to ignore and will impact visitations. It is important to point out that the Caribbean is a big place, and the virus' impact is mostly being felt in St. Martin, Guadeloupe and Martinique.

5 years ago

Dutch St. Maarten Is Taking Steps To Battle French St. Martin’s Mosquito Virus Problem

Dennis Schaal, Skift

From the tone of St. Maarten's press release, we feel confident that none of those problematic, virus-carrying mosquitos ever crossed the border from French St. Martin onto the Dutch side. Or so it seems.

5 years ago

U.S. Disease Control Center Issues Travel Warning for St. Martin

5 years ago