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.

SafeSeal

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”!

Calendar 2021

St. Maarten / St. Martin Events Calendar

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 info@shta.com

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.

Vaccination Management Team / White and Yellow Cross Offer Workshop About Covid-19 and Vaccination

Dear SHTA Members,  For companies and foundations small and large, experts from the Vaccination Management Team (VMT) offer your organization an in-company workshop about Covid-19 and vaccination. Expert members of VMT are employees of the White and Yellow...

USLAUNDRY staffers get info on COVID-19 vaccine

A scene during the information session. PHILIPSBURG -- USLAUNDRY staffers are now more knowledgeable about the COVID-19 vaccine, thanks to an information session hosted at the company and facilitated by White and Yellow Cross Care Foundation (WYCCF) Director Bregje...

St. Maarten competes in The World Class Bartender competition

The World Class Bartender of the Year Competition is the world’s biggest and most respected bartending competition. The competition celebrates the skills and craftsmanship of bartenders worldwide. It is an annual competition entered by thousands of contestants across...

Rhino Safari Receives Gold SafeSeal

Excursion Company Rhino Safari received its Gold SafeSeal in recognition of its practices in protecting its clients against COVID19. SafeSeal is the immediately recognizable emblem for companies that are verified that they adhere to strict cleanliness and hygiene...

Royal Palm Beach Resort Obtains Gold SafeSeal Emblem

In the same week its sister property Flamingo Beach Resort passed for its own Gold SafeSeal, Royal Palm Beach Resort has collected the same emblem after passing the Gold SafeSeal exam. SafeSeal is the immediately recognizable emblem for companies that are verified to...

Flamingo Beach Resort Receives Gold SafeSeal Emblem

Flamingo Beach Resort received the Gold SafeSeal emblem in recognition of its practices in protecting its guests and team members against COVID-19. The emblem was provided to the resort not long after the resort’s official reopening in January 2021. Keith Bielski,...

SHTA launches “Have a Taste of St Maarten Campaign”

Today the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA) launched its "Have a Taste of St. Maarten Campaign". The campaign of hospitality workers sharing their signature drink or dish is intended to highlight the amazing culinary delights of St. Maarten and to...

Consortium of NGO’s acquires Beach Cleaning Machine

As of this week, Sint Maarten has a new specialized beach cleaning machine available to assist in maintaining its pristine beaches. This was announced today by the Board of the new Beach Cleaning Foundation, the Sint Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA)...

SafeSeal Emblem for La Vista Resort

Last week March 8th, La Vista Resort received its Platinum SafeSeal recognition. SafeSeal is an immediately recognizable emblem for companies that are verified that they adhere to strict cleanliness and hygiene guidelines to counter the COVID-19 pandemic. The platinum...

SafeSeal Recognitions Provided To Simpson Bay Resort, Its In-House Retail Store and On Site Restaurants

On Thursday February 25th, SafeSeal recognitions were provided to Simpson Bay Resort, its in-house retail store and the property’s well known restaurants La Patrona, Replay and Juliette’s Bistro. SafeSeal is the recognition of best practices in protecting its...