Why join the SHTA?

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[googlefont font=”Oswald” size=”20px” margin=”10px 0 20px 0″]With a network of over 125 businesses, your company instantly becomes a member of a large family of knowledge, expertise and business contacts.[/googlefont]
The SHTA is a large and dynamic organization that will help your business achieve more than you can on your own. 

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 25 years of consistent and professional services to its members.

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  1. Largest business representative. The SHTA advances the hospitality & trade sectors by enhancing its business environment for the benefit of its members and the economic growth of St.Maarten.
  2. Business support services. The SHTA is a primary resource for companies with questions on the tourism industry.
  3. Networking events. The SHTA provides a forum for its members, by organizing meetings, fundraisers, SMART, conferences and seminars.
  4. Joint marketing programs. The SHTA is a driving force in marketing the island with efforts ranging from Tradeshows and FAM trips to advertising and sales promotion programs.
  5. Discount programs. The SHTA assists in promoting business for its members with several programs, e.g. the Tourism Discount Card / SHTA Fun Miles Card.
  6. Training programs. The SHTA supports human resource development in tourism, by sponsoring numerous scholarships and the CARIBCERT certification program.
  7. Promoting tourism. The SHTA creates awareness and educates the community on the growing positive impact of tourism.
  8. Industry specific statistics. The SHTA provides statistics, reports and other indicators of the island’s development directly to its members. The SHTA also has a library with over 500 reports that relate to St. Maarten at your discretion.
  9. Timely industry updates. The SHTA provides timely information to all members through personal contact, newsletters, the Voice and press releases.
  10. Advocate for industry. The SHTA lobbies for sustainable economic development, policies and legislation to all levels of government.

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