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Tag archive for ‘St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA)’
By The Publisher On Sunday, November 15th, 2020
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SHTA sounds the alarm and supports Caribbean Reform Entity

~ A StMaartenNews.com review of the open letter of the SHTA to the Prime Minister of St. Maarten ~ PHILIPSBURG – That St. Maarten is in dire financial straits does not need further explanation. The COVID-19 More...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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SHTA OP-ED: Economic Recovery Process Too Slow

SHTA thanks the Netherlands for the generous support, primarily provided through the Trust Fund set up with the World Bank but also the funds spent on early help and recovery projects as well as the liquidity support More...






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