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.

Ruby Bute Highlighted in 2024 SHTA Event Calendar

Well known island artist Ruby Bute will be featured in the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA) Event Calendar’s 2024 edition. In collaboration with the French tourism office (Office de Tourisme de St. Martin) and SHTA, Ruby Bute is selected to be on...

Grant Thornton To Discuss The Future Of Finance At SMILE

At the October 27th - 28th 2023 St. Maarten Innovations, Initiatives and Industries Link-Up Event (SMILE), Grant Thornton will host a panel moderated by Grant Thornton: “The Future of Finance in Sint Maarten, unlocking the country’s potential” Sint Maarten is set to...

EZ Shop Powered by Prime Introduces Exclusive Discounts For “St. Maarten Flavors” Participating Restaurants And Bars

In the lead-up to the eagerly awaited St. Maarten Flavors Culinary Month in November, EZ Shop powered by Prime, is rolling out an attractive incentive for restaurants and bars taking part in the St. Maarten Flavors Program. With a generous 10 percent discount on total...

The St. Maarten Road Runners Present “Grant Thornton Kids Race” Sep 30th

SINT MAARTEN (GREAT BAY) - The St. Maarten Road Runners is proud to present a new event this year the “Grant Thornton Kids Race” which will take place on Saturday 30 September 2023. This event is sponsored and made possible by Grant Thornton. In line with the mission...

Aqua Mania Adventures Hosts 8th Annual Pink Sunset Sail September 30th

SINT MAARTEN (SIMPSON BAY) - Aqua Mania Adventures is thrilled to announce the 8th annual Pink Sunset Sail, set to take place on September 30th, 2023, in support of local breast cancer awareness foundations, Positive and Elektralyets. This beloved event continues to...

250 Attendees Gathered For The Second Annual Men’s Night Out

CAY HILL--Positive and Elektralyets Foundations, in collaboration with Collective Prevention Services and corporate sponsor Kooyman, hosted their second annual Men’s Night Out on Saturday, September 16. The event aimed to raise awareness of prostate cancer and...

Ten More Restaurants Offering Signature Dishes at Reduced Price for November’s St Maarten Flavors

Ten more St. Maarten Restaurants joined the St. Maarten Flavors program, offering a special dish for an affordable price during the month of November for residents and visitors. Infinity, Palapa Grill & Lounge, Al Pasha, Rendez Vous Lounge, Sale e Pepe, Salt,...

Sint Maarten Library Encourages Early Literacy At The Sint Maarten Medical Center From The Very Beginning Of Life

In celebration of International Literacy Month and to promote the importance of early literacy in a child’s development, Sint Maarten Library has donated 10 “Read to Me” BoekStart Koffertjes to Sint Maarten Medical Center.During the month of September, Sint Maarten...

SMILE Job Fair Workshops Completed

With a final masterclass and another ceremony, a second group of job seekers ended their SMILE Job Seekers Course on September 6, 2023. The final courses were provided by Sergio Wolff of Purpose Hospitality Training & Consultancy, one of St. Maarten's most versed...

Join Us for the ICC on September 16th at Little Bay Beach and Pond near Belair

SINT MAARTEN (GREAT BAY) - Be part of the solution! Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC), in collaboration with St. Maarten Pride Foundation and St. Maarten Development Fund (SMDF), invites you to the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) on September 16th...
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