Calendar 2023

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

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.

Prime Distributors Demonstrates Corporate Responsibility With 5th Annual Thanksgiving Drive

Cole Bay, St. Maarten – In the spirit of gratitude and corporate responsibility, Prime Distributors, a leading food & beverages distribution company, proudly announces the success of its annual Thanksgiving Drive. This year’s initiative saw the company donating...

Funmiles Campaign: Win A Lease Car, A Trip to Punta Cana And Much More With Fun Domino

PHILIPSBURG – Thousands of people look forward to it annually: the end-of-year campaign by Fun Miles and partners. Because of the amazing prizes, but also simply for the joy of playing. Cardholders who shop at participating partners collect Fun Domino cards. They...

Freegan Food Foundation’s 5th Anniversary Festival: An Evening of Celebration, Sustainable Fashion Show and Raffle Extravaganza

Philipsburg - Freegan Food Foundation, a trailblazer in the fight against food waste, proudly announces its 5th-anniversary fundraising festival, an evening set to celebrate half a decade of impactful work and inspire continue support for the organization’s mission....

TelEm Group Launching New Mobile Flex Plan, Putting Subscribers In Full Control

TelEm Group is “Flex”-ing its mobile muscle with the launch of an exciting new plan for subscribers. The company is introducing Mobile Flex - the most flexible option to date for mobile customers who want to better control their spending while accessing more data and...

Orco Bank Sint Maarten Participates in SMILE Event, Highlighting Commitment to Innovation and Community Engagement

PHILIPSBURG:— Orco Bank Sint Maarten proudly participated in SMILE – The St. Maarten Innovation, Initiatives & Industries Link-up Event, hosted by the St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) on Saturday, October 28th, 2023, at St. Maarten University....

Winair offers more connectivity between all Dutch Caribbean Islands

Simpson Bay, November 08, 2023 – WINAIR is pleased to announce that it will be increasing its flights to and between St. Maarten, Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire, effective November 15, 2023. To celebrate this WINAIR will offer great promotional fares on these routes, with...

Sol Antilles N.V. & Rotary Club Of St. Martin Sunrise Continue To Sponsor Breakfast Program

SINT MAARTEN (CAY BAY) - Sol Antilles N.V, the leading provider of energy solutions in the Caribbean region, has partnered with the Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunrise for the third time to provide breakfast to students of the Leonald Conner Primary School in Cay...

St. Maarten Flavors Ambassadors To Shine a Spotlight on Culinary Diversity

Philipsburg, St. Maarten – This October 18, the St. Maarten Flavors Committee came together to introduce Ambassadors to their program. The Ambassador program is aimed to support the fame of St. Maarten as the culinary capital of the Caribbean via the St. Maarten...

St. Maarten Flavors opens with 2023 Menu presented by VISIT Magazine

In today’s Daily Herald, a Menu summarizing the 2023 St. Maarten Flavors participant's signature dishes has launched this year's St. Maarten Flavors Campaign. The full-page overview is a donation by NorthSouthNet, the publisher of the St. Maarten Hospitality &...

Most Prominent Line-Up Thus Far Wraps Up 4th Edition SMILE

With a closing debate and a ceremonial salvo of exploding recyclable balloons, the 4th Edition of The St. Maarten Innovation, Initiatives & Industries Link-Up Event (SMILE) officially closed this Saturday 5pm. The fourth edition of SMILE carried the...
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