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“Quotable Caribbean” October 2015

Caribbean – “The success of CHIEF (Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum) is a reflection of our new vision and a validation that we have moved in the right direction. Besides seeing increased participation from middle management, we are seeing a new generation of hoteliers becoming involved and enthusiastically engaged.” – Emil Lee, President, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association   “Management sets ...

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“Quotable Caribbean” October 2015

Caribbean – “The success of CHIEF (Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum) is a reflection of our new vision and a validation that we have moved in the right direction. Besides seeing increased participation from middle management, we are seeing a new generation of hoteliers becoming involved and enthusiastically engaged.” – Emil Lee, President, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association   “Management sets ...

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Isla strike over

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – The actions of the oil refinery employees at “post 5” (entrance to the refinery) came to end today. Parties have promised during the summary proceedings in court and at the behest of the judge that they will come together in consultation to discuss the conflict. Workers employed by contractors at the oil refinery Isla are demanding a ...

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Isla strike over

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – The actions of the oil refinery employees at “post 5” (entrance to the refinery) came to end today. Parties have promised during the summary proceedings in court and at the behest of the judge that they will come together in consultation to discuss the conflict. Workers employed by contractors at the oil refinery Isla are demanding a ...

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Minister Fleming-Artsen attends final event celebrating 200th anniversary of the Kingdom

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Sint Maarten Minister Plenipotentiary Josianne Fleming-Artsen, attended the closing event celebration of Kingdom of the Netherlands 200 Years, in The Hague, the Netherlands at the Second Chambers of Parliament.  The celebrations marked the bicentenary.  Speeches were made by various dignitaries including the Dutch Prime Minister and Chair persons from the First and Second Chambers of the ...

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Minister Fleming-Artsen attends final event celebrating 200th anniversary of the Kingdom

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Sint Maarten Minister Plenipotentiary Josianne Fleming-Artsen, attended the closing event celebration of Kingdom of the Netherlands 200 Years, in The Hague, the Netherlands at the Second Chambers of Parliament.  The celebrations marked the bicentenary.  Speeches were made by various dignitaries including the Dutch Prime Minister and Chair persons from the First and Second Chambers of the ...

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EVT hosts successful COSME Renewable Energy Workshop

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – Under the umbrella of the European Union funded COSME Programme, the Department of Economy, Transportation and Telecommunication (EVT) hosted an interactive workshop for small hotel property owners throughout the Caribbean Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs). The workshop, which was held on Thursday October 15, 2015, was one of many initiatives hosted under the COSME Programme which ...

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EVT hosts successful COSME Renewable Energy Workshop

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – Under the umbrella of the European Union funded COSME Programme, the Department of Economy, Transportation and Telecommunication (EVT) hosted an interactive workshop for small hotel property owners throughout the Caribbean Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs). The workshop, which was held on Thursday October 15, 2015, was one of many initiatives hosted under the COSME Programme which ...

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