Tag archive for ‘St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA)’
New Government Administration Building, update
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 9th, 2020
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SHTA calls for solidarity as time runs out for many

PHILIPSBURG — As per the Kingdom Council outcomes of Thursday April 9th, it is very clear that country St. Maarten needs to take its first steps out of the crisis before help from the Netherlands will be forthcoming. More...

Cole Bay at Night - Photo provided by LNWAD
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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Business survey paints dark scenario

PHILIPSBURG – Within three to six months 45 percent of workers currently employed in the private sector will lose their jobs. This appears from a survey among 580 businesses by the St. Maarten Hospitality and More...

New Government Administration Building, update
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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SHTA Calls for Immediate Revocation of New Permit Policy

PHILIPBURG — The Sint Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) calls for an immediate revocation of the new “Policy on issuance of Labor Permits“, as was published last Friday February 7th More...

CBCS SXM building name
By The Publisher On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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The downside of the monetary union

By Hilbert Haar The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) rightly sounded the alarm about Curacao’s intention to increase the foreign exchange license fee, warning that this could lead to a devaluation More...

CBCS Central Bank Head Offce in St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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SHTA questions the survival of the monetary union between Curaçao and St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — An ‘existential threat’ towards the St. Maarten economy is what the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA) calls the possible increase of foreign exchange license fees in More...

Crystal Pineapple Awards Nov 20 2015-040
By Online Editor On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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Last Voting Day Crystal Pineapple Awards commences

MAHO — Thursday, November 21st, 2019 is the last chance to cast your votes for the 11 voting categories for the 12th Crystal Pineapple Awards (CPA), to be held this Saturday 23 rd 2019 at the Sonesta Maho More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Vote for Hilbert Haar of StMaartenNews.com for Media Personality of the Year 2019

PHILIPSBURG — StMaartenNews.com is nominated for a Crystal Pineapple Award as Media Personality of the Year via the person of our writer Hilbert Haar. Love him or hate him, his iconic photo image has been More...

Crystal Pineapple Awards Nov 20 2015-040
By Online Editor On Thursday, October 31st, 2019
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SHTA 12 th Annual Crystal Pineapple Awards

~ Voting Online Open November 1st! ~ PHILIPSBURG — The voting period for the 12th Annual Crystal Pineapple Awards will officially open on November 1st, 2019 at 9 am. This puts you in the perfect position More...

shta - Crystal Pineapple Awards
By Online Editor On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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SHTA: Objective financial evaluation should be the name of the game

PHILIPSBURG — Over the past months we have seen on the printed local and social media debates, comments, opinions and partial information on 3 major topics: Financing of the airport, U.S. Pre-clearance and More...

SHTA Priorities Scorecard 1
By The Publisher On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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SHTA’s Reflections on Recovery Progress two years Post-Irma

PHILIPSBURG — As we pensively anticipate the anniversary of Hurricane Irma, after witnessing Dorian’s destruction of the Bahamas, we reflect on how little meaningful progress has been made not one but a More...