As Tropical Storm Isaac approaches the Lesser Antilles, necessary preparations are being taken by the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) which has been activated on Monday, September 10th by Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin.

The St. Maarten Tourism Bureau is working relentlessly to obtain the necessary data to be able to make an accurate assessment of tourism related businesses prior and after Tropical Storm Isaac. Additionally, the St. Maarten Tourism Bureau together with local hoteliers, have actionable plans and arrangements in place to secure the safety of our guests and will continue to monitor Tropical Storm Isaac.

At the time of this Press Release, Tropical Storm Isaac pose no direct threat to St. Maarten. However, because Isaac is such a small system there are many uncertainties with the forecast according to the Meteorological Department of St. Maarten.  Read more