On June 17th, the Saint-Martin Tourism Office and CAP AMAZON its marketing firm in South America hosted an amazing event in Sao Paulo.
The Caribbean counts numerous tourist destinations, but Saint-Martin really has the ambition to distinguish itself. The Saint-Martin Tourism Office plans to position the island as the perfect festive, smart and romantic destination. Brazilians are well-known French-lovers. They will find in Saint-Martin a little piece of France at hand, through its gastronomy and good wine. Once again, Saint-Martin has everything in its favor to please.
The Launching Event featured a culinary collaboration between Franck GUILLEMIN, the Chef “Ocean 82” restaurant in Grand-Case, and Christian FORMON, a chef established in Brazil for several years now. The guest list is composed of travel agents, tour-operators, opinion leaders, and Brazilian and international press. To these diverse media are added personalities such as the French Consulate and Embassy in Brazil, and the “Alliance Française” in Sao Paulo. Another highlight of the evening was the exhibition of local artists, ambassadors of the island’s culture, such as Cindy CHOISY, and a raffle to win a stay in Saint-Martin courtesy of our partners (Hotel Mercure Saint-Martin Marina and Spa, Esmeralda Resort Hotel, Belmond La Samanna Resort, Alamanda Resort Hotel), all of this in a dream like set up in the heart of Europa Gardens in São-Paulo.
What a week for Saint-Martin Tourism Office!
Caribbean Week was held from June 1st to 7th, 2015 in New-York. On June 4th, the famous website tripadvisor.com awarded the winners of the Traveler’s Choice 2015 in the “Caribbean” category.
The Saint-Martin Tourism Office attended the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Caribbean week 2015. This event focuses the attention of the media, actors of the tourism industry, artists and political personalities on the touristic, economical and cultural assets of the West Indies. Being part of an organization like the CTO guarantees a special place on the regional and international touristic market for Saint-Martin, while distinguishing itself from other destinations. During this tradeshow, the president of the Tourism Office Jeanne ROGERS-VANTERPOOL, and the director Kate RICHARDSON, followed numerous seminars and met diverse personalities all dedicated to value the dynamism and the attraction of the Caribbean.
Office de Tourisme de Saint-Martin – Juin 2015
Route de Sandy Ground – Marigot 97150 Saint-Martin
Tel : 05 90 87 57 21 & Fax : 05 90 87 56 43
The Island was rewarded as the 5th most attractive island of the Caribbean for the duality of its culture and its landscape. Tripadvisor hosted the Travelers’ Choice Best Islands for 2015 award ceremony on the evening of June 4th during which symbolic places of the island were awarded, such as the beach of Orient Bay for its paradisiac setting and its panel of activities, as well as the district of Grand-Case as the third best place to hang-out for gastronomy lovers, diving and West Indian rhythm of life.