Sandy Ground, Saint-Martin Tourism Office - For the second year in a row Saint-Martin has won 2016 Tripadvisor’s Travelor’s Choice Best Beach Award.
The award was presented to the island by Tripadvisor’s Destination Sales Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean, Carol Johnson, during the Caribbean Week conference that is currently taking place in New York. Grand Case Beach headed the list of the top ten Caribbean beaches. The introduction to the destination listed on the travel website said that not only could visitors indulge in great snorkeling and swimming but that “… Grand Case is beloved by tourists and locals for its gourmet cuisine…” and that visitors can indulge “… in a decadent French meal after a long day in the sun is one of Grand Case’s greatest pleasures.”
President Jeanne Rogers-Vanterpool accepted the award for the destination after the Caribbean Media Awards Ceremony on Thursday. The President and the Director of the Office of Tourism are attending the CTO Caribbean Week which is the annual gathering of the Caribbean’s top Tourism officials.
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