St. Maarten Tourism Minister pleased with plane spotting promo on CNN Travel

St. Maarten News – Tourism and Economic Affairs Minister Ingrid Arrindell is “very pleased” that CNN Travel carried a story where the Princess Juliana International Airport ranked among the five favorite places for plane-spotting in the world.

On March 2, the CNN Travel ( website published a column about plane spotting written by Karla Cripps; the writer pointed out that plane-spotting has become a more alluring hobby than ever.

According to Cripps the five favorite airports for plane spotting are London Heathrow, Princess Juliana International Airport, Hong Kong International; Los Angeles International; and Toulouse. is among the world’s leaders in online news and information delivery. Staffed 24 hours, seven days a week by a dedicated staff in CNN’s world headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and in bureaus worldwide, relies heavily on CNN’s global team of almost 4,000 news professionals. features the latest multimedia technologies, from live video streaming to audio packages to searchable archives of news features and background information. The site is updated continuously throughout the day.

“Destination Sint Maarten receiving publicity on CNN Travel with respect to our airport and place-spotting is a great plus for us as millions of potential travelers around the world will read about us on the world-wide-web. This form of publicity goes a long way in promoting our destination, is priceless, and is very much welcomed,” Arrindell said in a press statement.

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