Win a trip for two to St. Maarten, Tune in to PIX11 Morning Show, April 8 - 19

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PHILIPSBURG (April 7, 2013) - The St. Maarten Tourist Bureau has partnered with PIX11 to award one lucky Morning Show fan with a five-night stay for two at the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino in St. Maarten with roundtrip airfare. For a chance to win, viewers must tune-in to the PIX11 Morning Show April 8 - 19, 2013 to listen for special code words and enter online at www.pix11.com/rewards.

"We're thrilled that St. Maarten will be featured on the PIX11 Morning Show," said Edward Dest, interim director of tourism for the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau. "This promotion will not only allow us to host the prize winner and their guest on our beautiful island, but will also bring awareness to viewers about St. Maarten being an ideal Caribbean escape inclusive of idyllic white sand beaches, turquoise waters, lively nightlife and world-renowned cuisine," he added.

In addition to the prize trip giveaway, St. Maarten will also be featured multiple times on the network during the two-week promotion, including two on-island segments to air on the Morning Show Thursday, April 18 and Friday, April 19.

The winner of the prize trip will receive a six-day/five-night trip to Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino for two including breakfast and roundtrip airfare from a New York City area airport provided by the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau. Blackout dates apply. The winner will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received and will be notified by email.

For more information on St. Maarten visit the official site of the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau at www.VacationStMaarten.com.

St. Maarten

St. Maarten is the smallest island in the world to be shared by two nations, Kingdom of the Netherlands and France, creating a European-influenced vibe with a Caribbean flair. As "the culinary capital of the Caribbean," St. Maarten offers an eclectic array of cuisine fusion for food lovers with more than 365 restaurants, one for each day of the year to satisfy the tastes of every palate and pocketbook.

Located at the northern end of the Lesser Antilles, the island's 37 square miles has 37 breathtaking beaches and is home to many historical and family-oriented attractions. During the day, watersport enthusiasts can take full advantage of the island's scuba diving and snorkeling facilities. The capital of Philipsburg offers duty-free shopping with a bustling city atmosphere, while 14 casinos and numerous nightclubs provide endless entertainment.

Accommodations are varied and include elegant private villas, family oriented resorts, quaint cottages and luxury spa resorts. Air service is available to Princess Juliana International Airport from numerous U.S. and Canadian cities as well as from Europe, South America and the Caribbean.

Find St. Maarten on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/VacationStMaarten and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/StMaartenTravel.

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