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

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.

Aqua Mania Adventures To Host Annual Pink Sunset Sail October 1st 

Aqua Mania Adventures will be hosting the 7th annual Pink Sunset Sail to support local foundations to generate breast cancer awareness. This popular event will kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month on Saturday October 1st. Part of the proceeds is to go to the...

Flamingo Beach becomes Hilton Vacation Club at ribbon-cutting

PELICAN--Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV), the industry-leading global vacation ownership company, celebrated the re-branding of Flamingo Beach as a Hilton Vacation Club at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the resort Wednesday afternoon. It will be Royal Palm’s turn for the...

Seven More Restaurants Offering Signature Dishes at Reduced Price for November St Maarten Flavors

Seven More Restaurants Offering Signature Dishes at Reduced Price for November St Maarten Flavors This week, seven more St. Maarten Restaurants joined the St. Maarten Flavors program, offering a special dish for an affordable price during the month of November for...

SHTA Beach Cleaner Project Used as Regional Best Practice by CHTA

In a regional digital conference organized by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) this Thursday pertaining to the regional challenge of Sargassum seaweed, St. Maarten's efforts were highlighted by means of a best practice panel. The country received...

St. Maarten Restaurants Start Preparing for November’s St. Maarten Flavors

Picture: Master Chef Wendell Lawrence from Ocean Lounge Holland House Hotel Over the past weeks, more than 15 St. Maarten restaurants have commenced their preparations for St. Maarten Flavors, which signifies Culinary Month in November, highlighting the variety of...

Sint Maarten Yacht Club starts back its Primary School Sailing Program with 48 students!

September 9, 2022 – Simpson Bay, Sint Maarten After a great sailing season for the Sint Maarten Yacht Club from September ’21 till June ’22, including the ‘After School Sailing Program’ and 2 schools participating in the ‘Primary School Sailing Program’, the Sint...

SHTA Holds Annual Event Calendar Photo Competition

The Sint Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) is organizing a photo competition as part of the promotions for the 2023 edition of its Annual Event Calendar. This competition starts September 7th and will be open for the upcoming weeks. Submitted...

PSG cruise arrivals near 500,000 in first eight months. Outpaces the forecast period.

For the first eight months of 2022, Port St. Maarten has received 316 cruise ship calls bringing in 493,000 cruise passengers between January and August. The total passenger numbers to date outpace the port’s projection over this period by almost 55.000 passengers but...


Guardian Group has recently partnered with St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) for Men’s Health Day on Saturday, September 3rd, 2022. The event, geared towards raising awareness and the early detection of prostate cancer, offers insured and uninsured men above the age...

New Exhibit at Amuseum Naturalis Showcases Plants Unique to St. Martin

August 18, 2022—French Quarter, St. Martin—Over 100 years ago, a pair of unique plants were discovered on St. Martin. The St. Martin Rodwood and St. Martin Milk Pea are part of this island’s unique natural heritage. New exhibit panels featuring these plants are now on...