Welcome to the St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association

The SHTA is the largest private business representative on the island. The company is dedicated to bringing quality to all aspects of life on Sint Maarten. With the businesses environment on St. Maarten evolving at a record pace, it is good to know that you have someone to turn to for questions, problems and most importantly answers. Furthermore the SHTA offers a number of direct benefits to increase your bottom line, employee satisfaction and service and socio-economic impact on the island. The SHTA has a proven track record of over 25 years of consistent and professional services to its members.



The Sint Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA), in conjunction with ORCO Bank, Global Resourcing, the Chamber of Commerce and Industries (COCI), The University of St Martin (USM) and 360° of Innovation have launched a new innovation and networking event called SMILE set for November 2nd and 3rd.

Crystal Pineapple Awards Fundraising Gala

This event has been established by the SHTA to recognize outstanding performance and those individuals, companies and organization which have made significant contributions to the tourism industry and the island as a whole.


Yearly SHTA organizes the St. Martin / St. Maarten Regional Tradeshow.


Take the opportunity to make new contacts and exchange ideas with other members.

Visit St. Maarten

Right in the heart of the Caribbean you’ll find the sunny St Maarten.

The aftermath of hurricane Irma provides a time of making profound choices for the country of how Sint Maarten should be shaped.

By means of this document SHTA will try to show its Vision of what an ideal Sint Maarten could like in 2025. We do so by outlining the qualities that we believe will make St. Maarten a great place to live, which in turn will create a great place to visit.

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