Study: Travel Demand to St. Maarten and St. Martin Rising Fast

The Caribbean destinations of St. Maarten and St. Martin have seen an increase in travel demand by nearly 20 percent from 2013, according to a new report released by Expedia Group.

"We believe that St. Maarten/St. Martin has the ideal conditions to grow further as a tourist destination, which is why it represents a growing market for us in the Caribbean," said Demetrius Canton, director of market management in the Caribbean for Expedia, in a written release. "It is our privilege to promote the destination to our global audience of travelers."

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The undisputed gastronomical capital of the Caribbean, St. Maarten/St. Martin is home to 37 square miles of breathtaking beaches and boasts numerous historical and family-oriented attractions. 

During the day, watersport enthusiasts can take advantage of the island's scuba diving and snorkeling facilities, while the capital of Philipsburg offers duty-free shopping with a friendly city atmosphere.

By night, travelers can visit one of fourteen world-class, Las Vegas-style casinos or dance the night away to the beats and rhythms of the world's trendiest DJs at a variety of nightclubs all designed to provide endless entertainment.