St. Maarten #2 Top-Rated Eastern Caribbean Destination for 2019 according to Cruiser’s Choice | SOUALIGA NEWSDAY

PORT ST. MAARTEN – Destination St. Maarten came in #2 in Cruiser’s Choice 2019 Awards as a Top-Rated Eastern Caribbean, Bahamas & Bermuda Destination out of five destinations.

A member described Port St. Maarten in the accolade as: “Best port of the trip. Small enough to see it all on foot. Great shops, excellent food options, beach right off the ferry to the island.”

Other top five destinations are King’s Wharf Bermuda #1, Grand Turk #3, St. Kitts #4 and St. Croix #5.

The Cruise Critic Annual Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards, names the world’s top cruise destinations, based entirely on consumer ratings submitted with reviews on The awards name the top cruise destinations across 15 regions worldwide. 

Cruise Critic is the leading cruise reviews and information site which hosts the largest online cruise community in the world. The site receives more than 350,000 cruise reviews, covering approximately 700 cruise ships, including ocean, river, luxury and expedition vessels, and over 300 worldwide ports, from first-time cruisers to avid cruise fans, who visit Cruise Critic to research and plan their cruises, connect with other cruisers and share their passion for cruising.

“Once again, destination St. Maarten has been identified and favored by cruise travelers as one of the top destinations of choice.  We are pleased once again to receive such an accolade as we continue to work diligently contributing to memorable experiences for cruise passengers as they rediscover our destination throughout 2019.

“Port St. Maarten continues to work closely with tourism partners and stakeholders in order to provide that holistic destination experience.  Let us continue to present ourselves in a service oriented and hospitable manner, with welcoming smiles to our ‘Friendly Island’, and offering the best that we can as we collectively continue to grow. Congratulations St. Maarten/St. Martin,” Port St. Maarten Management said on Sunday.  

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