Member of the Week

TelEm Group offers a wide range of telecommunication services to the residents, businesses, and visitors of St. Maarten. Apart from these services, the company plays an important role in the island’s cultural and social heritage by promoting positive projects for the citizens of St. Maarten.

TelEm Group is a proud leader in the local telecommunication market and by working closely with the government, the company develops projects in the telecommunication sector that helps benefit the island. At TelEm Group, we try to stay up to date with the latest technological advancements and find ways to incorporate it into our culture.

You can find us on Pond Island in Philipsburg or at our branch in Simpson Bay.

Calendar 2022

St. Maarten / St. Martin Events Calendar


The St Maarten Tourism Bureau, St Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA) and occupational health expert company Medwork are pleased to announce the launch of their newest collaboration:  “SafeSeal”!

Have a Taste of St. Maarten

The campaign of hospitality workers sharing their signature drink or dish is intended to highlight the amazing culinary delights of St. Maarten and to show the destination is up and running in a safe and responsible manner.

Vision for St. Maarten 2025

By means of this document SHTA will try to show its Vision of what an ideal Sint Maarten could like in 2025

Crystal Pineapple Award Fundraising Gala

November 23rd, 2019
Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

SHTA is the largest private business representative on the island. The association 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 45 years of consistent and professional services to its members.

Contact us for more information on how you can benefit from being a member of the SHTA, call our office at +1-721-542-0108 or email us at

SMILE stands for Sint Maarten Innovation, Initiatives & Industries Linkup Event. The event serves as a platform for innovations, business updates and networking.
The Saint Martin / Sint Maarten Annual Trade Show (SMART) the largest travel platform in the Northeastern Caribbean for foreign tour operators, OTA’s to do business with local hoteliers, DMC’s and excursions.
The Crystal Pineapple Awards recognizes Hospitality & Trade personnel, organizations and associations, for their contribution towards the tourism industry, the island’s main economic pillar.

Tourism Sector Celebrates 2022 VISIT Hotel Magazine

During a special event at Emilio's Restaurant this Wednesday, tourism representatives celebrated the successful campaign of the 2022 VISIT St. Maarten / St. Martin Magazine. VISIT St. Maarten / St. Martin has been the St Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association...

Divi Little Bay, Oceans At Divi Join To Push ‘Volun-Tourism’

LITTLE BAY--As part of its ongoing Divi Cares initiative, Divi Resorts has announced that Divi Little Bay Beach Resort and Oceans at Divi Little Bay in St. Maarten have joined forces with social initiative platform. and Pack for a Purpose.   The...

Oyster Bay Beach Resort Management Training

Managers of the Oyster Bay Beach Resort participated in an effective communication & cooperation program from Ms. Ella Taal, founder of the company Awareness in Business. Last week all managers at Oyster Bay Beach Resort participated in a multiday training...

Orco Bank Makes Donation To MPC Extreme Survival Run 2022

Orco Bank recently sponsored the MPC Extreme Survival Run held on April 5th, 2022.  The bank's contribution to the student event was to help the school emphasize the importance of being resilient and to inspire the students to take on an athletic challenge in...

In The Hot Seat With Young Dow

This week’s Hot Seat features the talented, local musician Young Dow. Known as a performer with various local bands and the producer of hits, such as Christmas Morning in St. Maarten, Young Dow talks about carrying on his family legacy and his motivation; he also...

Medwork Offers EMPLOYEE COVID Testing

Starting 29 April, CPS will no longer offer free COVID testing. Even then, COVID will continue to be a public health concern, especially for the workplace environment. Medwork is pleased to offer its clients the option to send their employees to Medwork’s office for...

RBC Caribbean Supports Charities Dedicated To Anibullying And Anti-Discrimination

PORT OF SPAIN (TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO):---In observance of the International Day of Pink, RBC Financial (Caribbean) Limited (“RBC”) announced donations today to eight Caribbean charities that take a stand against bullying and discrimination. RBC is proud of a long...

EPIC Trains Volunteer Hike Leaders

Expanding the group of trained volunteers to lead hikes in Sint Maarten was the goal of a successful training session held on Sunday 3rd April, hosted by Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC). Twelve volunteers participated in the training, funded by Prins...

Orco Bank Happy To Support Educators In Sint Maarten

Orco Bank N.V. in Sint Maarten was happy to sponsor the 5th Annual Retreat of the Sundial School. The school staff and teachers went on their annual retreat with their School Coach to facilitate and strengthen interpersonal connections among teachers and staff. Orco...


SIMPSON BAY–Sol Antilles on Friday celebrated the rebranding of three service stations: Sol Causeway Service Station, Sol Bush Road Service Station and Sol Simpson Bay Service Station.   Sol Bush Road and Sol Simpson Bay Service Stations were opened earlier in...