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Minister Claret M. Connor
Minister Claret M. Connor

“The accomplishments of any country, including St. Maarten, are greatly contingent on the success of its human capital. As a son of the soil, my fervor to seek political office stems neither from egotism or self-conceit, but simply from the profound desire to be of unconditional service to my country.” – Claret M. Connor, Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications, St. Maarten


“Throughout 2014 our islands consistently registered record-breaking arrivals and projections for the winter season anticipate a continuation of this upward trend. Consequently, the transformation of ORIA (Owen Roberts International Airport) into a modern facility that can deliver a higher level of service, efficiency and comfort to the travelling public remains a top priority.” – Moses Kirkconnell, Minister of Tourism, Cayman Islands


“The supposed bonanza of Cuba travel from airports around the country is mostly hype.” – Michael Boyd, President, Boyd Group International (The Dallas Morning News)


“Some questions don’t have answers, which is a terribly difficult lesson to learn.” – Katharine Graham, American Publisher


“The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.” – Charles R. Swindoll, Senior Pastor, Stonebriar Community Church, Frisco, Texas


“The ultimate test of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and moments of convenience, but where he stands in moments of challenge and moments of controversy.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,  American pastor, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African American Civil Rights Movement


“I know and care deeply about the difference which opportunity and diversity make to the quality of what we can produce together. It is an honor and a blessing to work on leveraging the power of diversity every day.”Trinidadian Maxine Williams, Global Director of Diversity at Facebook (USA Today) Watch Now:

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