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Members & Travel Agents BLUE PETER CHARTERS & BOBBY’S MARINA READY TO WELCOME GUESTS BACK Although we are currently taking a short break due to Covid-19. Blue Peter Charters & Bobby’s Marina is ready to welcome our guests back as soon as possible! Our Airport Adventure tour & St. Barth tour are ready to go with new health and safety guidelines, keeping the health of our guest and crew our top priority.

ST. MAARTEN PREPARES FOR THE TOURISM HIGH SEASON St. Maarten is preparing for the safe resumption of cruise tourism under very strict protocols related to public health and safety. Persons arriving at the airport must have proof of the RT-PCR SARS coronavirus SARSCoV test. The test must be done five days prior to departure. The test results would have to be uploaded to www.stmaartenentry.com. The marine sector is also preparing for the Mega Yacht high season. One of the requirements is a set of COVID-19 protocols tailored-made for arriving yachts. The halt in visitors to St. Maarten due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has given the opportunity to enhance product safety trainings in ensuring that St. Maarten opens in a safe manner. St. Maarten Tourism Bureau organized a certified customer service and COVID-19 awareness training designed specifically for taxi drivers,

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tour operators and central public services and immigration officers. The aim of these trainings is to equip our ‘Ambassadors’ with the tools to continue serving our diverse clientele as we re-open St. Maarten. The St. Maarten Tourism Bureau, St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association, Medwork also launched their newest collaboration, “SAFESEAL – Clean Standard Seal Certification Program.”

ST. MAARTEN: A SAFE HAVEN As the global pandemic continues to affect the cruise industry, the waters of St. Maarten have become a haven for cruise ships and their crews in a time of need. Delisle Walwyn St. Maarten B.V. has built a reputation as a leading Port Agent on island, and has continued to responsibly execute port services for safe-harbored vessels. In addition to its Port Agency, Delisle Walwyn also offers exciting and immersive tours on the twin-nation paradise.

For detailed information, please visit the below links: http://www.sintmaartengov.org/ PressReleases/Pages/Tourism-Stakeholdersto-Receive-Certified-Customer-ServiceTraining.aspx http://www.sintmaartengov.org/ PressReleases/Pages/SAFESEAL%E2%80%93-Clean-Standard-SealCertification-Program-Launched.aspx For more information about the destination, visit www.vacationstmaarten.com, www. facebook.com/portstmaarten or www. portstmaarten.com.

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