PHILIPSBURG:— St. Maarten will open on August 1st, 2020, to travelers from the US. The safety of visitors and citizens remains the top priority for the country. In preparation, site inspections took place at all lodging facilities to ensure that the protocol and guidelines in place are followed. With these strict measures in place, St. Maarten re-opens to jump-start the economy.
Within the hospitality sector, six-core measures have been developed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on the island including physical distancing with proper floor markings, mandatory face mask usage, social distancing of 2 meters, proper self-sanitization procedure, the appropriate