DOING BUSINESS ON ST. MAARTEN

As a premier tourism destination and regional hub,  St. Maarten is a great location to start a business. Join SHTA as the largest independent business network to help expand your company effectively.

We recommend the following companies for your assistance: 

ACCOUNTING & LEGAL SERVICES

Baker Tilly SXM
Baker Tilly in the Dutch Caribbean (Aruba, Curacao, St. Maarten & Bonaire); an independent Baker Tilly member firm of accountants, tax advisors and consultants. With consistent year-on-year growth, Baker Tilly has become one of the top 5 firms in this region and combines her local expertise and approach with the power of an extensive international and global operating network. At Baker Tilly we get inspired by all that has to do with doing business. With a highly educated and skilled team, we are in the midst of the dynamics of your business and we are having tomorrow’s conversations today. Let’s face the future together!


BZSE Law

Independence and integrity are paramount to all lawyers of BZSE. We operate, advise and litigate in an open, transparent and independent manner to represent the best interests of our clients. This gained us a formidable reputation. Among our clients are banks, financial institutions, as well aslocal and international (corporate) clients with business interests on the islands.

 


Grant Thornton in the Dutch Caribbean

Grant Thornton in the Dutch Caribbean is a leading provider of audit, tax and advisory services. With offices in Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao and St. Maarten and approximately 180 people working across all islands, our local presence in the Dutch Caribbean is unmatched.


HBN Law SXM

HBN Law employs more than 30 attorneys in Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and Amsterdam. The office in Sint Maarten also serves the islands of Saba and Sint Eustatius. HBN Law runs a general civil practice.


Magnis N.V.

Magnis NV is an Accounting and Business Consulting Services firm based on the island of St. Maarten in the Dutch Caribbean.
Our focus areas are:  corporate structuring; corporate strategy; administrative services; tax mitigation and fiscal advice.  We represent corporations and individuals on Dutch St. Maarten.
We have over 25 years experience in providing professional services to clients of all shapes and sizes.  We attempt to provide the broadest base of knowledge tailored and applied to the individual needs of each specific client.

 


Lexwell Attorneys

Lexwell has been a part of Sint Maarten since 1992. Ever since we are the trusted legal adviser for a variety of domestic and international companies, as well as government and regulatory organizations.

 


VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne

VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne is the leading Dutch Caribbean law firm. We provide our clients – regional and international – with practicable solutions that answer to their specific challenges and ambitions.

 

ACTIVITIES


Aqua Mania Adventures

A place that could offer departures to all destinations for daytrips, all the toys for water sports and combine a professional and well established dive center to round off the package.



Eagle Tours
Eagle Tours is a charter company located on the Dutch side of the Caribbean island of St. Maarten. With great facilities and fantastic crew on all the vessels, the tours are a fun and enjoyable way to see a side of the island that most visitors would miss.

 


Gamemaster Escape Solutions
Gamemasters supplies turnkey escape rooms with a focus on helping hotels and resorts financially recover. Escape rooms, installed in little or unused meeting spaces can be a dynamic profit centre. This explosively growing (and safe) entertainment genre appeals to families, teens, friends and corporate groups. Think of it. Escape rooms offer $150 to $200/hour in revenue, 8 to 12 hours/day.


Starz Casino

The Casino is Temporarily Closed

Maarten 12 Metre Regatta
Maarten Sightseeing Tours


Sint Maarten Yacht Club
We’re here to promote Sailing and Youth Sailing on the beautiful, sunny island of Sint Maarten!


TriSport

Welcome to Tri-Sport! We are your hub of information on events, clubs, trails and basically anything to do with St. Maarten’s and St. Martin hidden eco environment! Oh, and we also sell stuff!


Rainforest Adventures
Rainforest Adventures creates unique and memorable experiences that inspire a sustainable use of the environment and an appreciation of the local culture while positively impacting our communities.

 

AIR TRAVEL


Signature Flight Support

Land at any FBO in our growing worldwide network and you’ll receive a warm, friendly Signature greeting. Consistent, exceptional service. Line support that’s expert, safe and ready on the ramp. Clean, comfortable, well-furnished facilities. Service professionals who go the extra mile for your passengers and crew. Competitive pricing in every market. And our Signature QuickTurn® service for demanding travel schedules.

 

ASSOCIATIONS & FOUNDATIONS


Indian Merchants Associations (IMA)

An association formed on the Island of St.Maarten in 1970’s. It comprises of all the Indian Origin Business People of St.Maarten.


k1  Britannia Foundation

Established in 2014, K1 Britannia Foundation was originally founded as a maritime foundation but has grown to encompass a variety of charitable projects with a strong focus on the evolving social issues faced by youth on St. Maarten.


St.
Maarten Marine Trades Association (SMMTA)
St. Maarten is hands down the best place in the Caribbean to berth, provision, repair and explore. With over 16 major marinas catering to vessels ranging from small water craft to large super yachts, there is a selection to fit every size and every budget.


St. Maarten Timeshare Association (SMTA)

SMTA was created to promote the best interests of timeshare in St. Maarten, both the industry and the consumer side.

Wildflowers Centre Foundation

 

BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES

Factor Plus


First Caribbean Bank

CIBC FirstCaribbean is a major Caribbean bank offering a full range of market-leading financial services in Corporate Banking, Retail Banking, Wealth Management, Credit Cards, Treasury Sales and Trading, and Investment Banking. It is the largest, regionally-listed bank in the English and Dutch speaking Caribbean. The bank has over 2,700 staff, 57 branches, 22 banking centres, and seven offices in 16 regional markets.


ORCO bank

Welcome to your Personal Banker, where management and staff are always available to give you a highly personalized service. We know our customers by name and make it a personal challenge to serve you better every day. We kindly invite you to browse through our pages of products and services.

 

EDUCATION


Asha Stevens Hillside Christian School
Asha Stevens Hillside Christian School has been teaching Christ-centered education for more than 40 years and is an established faith based insitute who have chosen Jesus as the center of our children’s education.


University of St. Martin (USM)

The University of St. Martin is committed to offering quality career and academic education that will provide students with a solid foundation to enter the field of their chosen career or to pursue further academic studies. The University is also committed to the continuous development of programs that will improve the quality of life for the people of St. Maarten/St. Martin, the Caribbean region, and the world at large.

Monroe College

 

ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS


Epic Foundation

Since 2000, Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) has been working throughout the West Indies to further the scientific understanding of the issues faced by the Caribbean ecosystem, educate the public about conservation, and promote public involvement in ecological restoration and protection.

Nature Foundation St. Maarten

Eco Tech Solutions B.V. 

 

DINING & NIGHTLIFE


Domino’s Pizza

At Domino’s Pizza, Providing our customers with exceptional products and service is a priority for us. If you are ever not satisfied with your order, please let us know. We’re not perfect, but we do want to make it right.


Emilios

An arrival to the Dutch St. Maarten dinning scene, Emilio’s sits at the base of Rainforest Adventure Park. The lunch and dinner menus, created by their executive chef, feature items like Nabtucker Bay scallop ceviche, curried shrimp flatbread pizza and short rib bolognaise with papardelle.

Karakter St. Maarten
Navy Beach St. Maarten


Pineapple Pete Restaurant and Bar

At Pineapple Pete Restaurant there is a simple motto: “Great Food, Great Service”. This is exactly what you will find here, outstanding food, fast, friendly service offered in a cozy and casual atmosphere.

Pyratz Gourmet Sailing


Rose Cafe

At Sint Rose Cafe & Bar we serve you great drinks and good food in an amazing Caribbean environment.
Check out our sports events, concerts and specials!


Topper’s Restaurant 

Topper’s Restaurant & Bar is set in a fun, air-conditioned, Caribbean cottage. Daily specials focus on fresh seafood and Certified Black Angus meats cooked to perfection. Lunch favorites include coconut shrimp, mango chicken salad, pasta, drunken shrimp salad, and award winning burgers. For dinner enjoy filet mignon, red snapper, prime rib, Alaskan king crab legs, lobster, brisket, osso buco, sea scallops, rack of lamb and more! 

 

INSURANCES


AON Insurance Brokers and Risk Consultants

Aon is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 72,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global resources and technical expertise.


Ennia

A leader among insurance companies
With 70 years of experience and more than 200 employees in offices in Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao and St. Maarten, ENNIA is the largest insurer in the Dutch Caribbean. As one of the few full-service insurance companies in the region, they offer their customers a wide range of products with many choices.


Guardian Group – Fatum

The Guardian history of service to the Caribbean dates back to 1847 when Standard Life of Edinburgh, Scotland, opened a branch office in Trinidad. Standard Life ceased operating and merged its Trinidad and Tobago portfolio with that of Jamaica Mutual Life Assurance Society, effective November 15, 1972. Towards the end of the 1970s, it became mandatory for all insurance companies to localize their operations.


Nagico Insurance

The NAGICO Group has been in existence since 1982 and provides a myriad of property and casualty as well as life products and risk solutions to its customers, who are situated throughout the Caribbean; it is a dynamic and versatile group.

Navigator Insurance Consultants 

 

IT SERVICES


Antek

Antek IT Solutions & Software is the leading IT solutions and service provider for Sint Maarten and neighboring islands. We offer a full range of hardware, software and managed services to help you run your business. Whether you’re looking for full business network design, implementation and support, or point of sale, inventory management, accounting and payroll solutions, let us put our experience to work for you.


Keijzer Computers

Since 2005 we provide IT solutions, Repair service, Knowledge and Hardware in Sint Maarten and the Eastern Caribbean. At Keijzer we offer more than Computers and accessories to our clientele, also Personalized IT solutions and service meeting their needs.


Carib Work -IT

Business to Business IT support and consulting on St Maarten. We offer a professional line of products from Lenovo, HP, Cisco, WatchGuard and more.

 

MEDICAL & HEALTH CARE


Medwork

Medwork is your partner in Corporate Health Solutions. We offer tailor-made solutions and realistic advice at an attractive and transparent fee. We are the partner that knows the terrain and has the right tools and experienced guides to help you take your Corporate Health and Safety to the next level.


Simpson Bay Pharmacy

Simpson Bay Pharmacy displays the largest collection of European and American prescription drugs and over the counter medication on the island.
The staff of Simpson Bay Pharmacy is friendly and knowledgeable about medicines, over-the-counter products, and cosmetics.


St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC)

The SMMC opened its doors in 1991 and not only serves the community of Dutch St. Maarten, but also the surrounding islands of Saba and St. Eustatius.

 

OTHER


The Daily Herald

The leading newspaper for St. Maarten


GB Energy Texaco

Texaco GB energy are solutions for industries and individuals alike through its network of service stations, consumer and industrial accounts, aviation fueling facilities, marine bunker options and LPG supply. Reliability, efficiency, competitive pricing and cost saving solutions are at the core of our beliefs.


Global Resourcing

The best recruitment agency on Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao & Sint Maarten & Professional services & support


North South Net/International Ltd.

North South Net (NSN) is a group of companies whose executive team has more than 75 years of experience in creating targeted, action-oriented and effective custom content solutions. Our award-winning team will produce a customized multimedia program that is right for you — whether you are an advertiser or an organization looking for a publisher to provide your guests, clients or customers with the best and most up to date print and digital programs.


Palm Trees of the Caribbean

We are specialized in transporting and nursing all kind of exclusive palm trees. Caribbean Palms, is more than just a name, it’s a commitment to providing our customers with the finest selections of real palm trees. Caribbean Palms has it’s own show area / nursery with a wide selection of different palm trees to choose from.


Artistic Drive

Artistic Drive is a creative advertising company based in St. Maarten, founded by our CEO Mr. Loic Bryan. We specialize in Graphic design, Photography and Illustrations.


Dynaf

Dynaf Group is a dynamic company based in Curaçao, with offices in Aruba and St. Maarten. Our clients count on us for complete power solutions with lifetime maintenance and 24-hour service, driven by an experienced and diverse team of certified professionals. Our main product groups are Generators, UPS systems & Data Centers, Solar Power and Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles.


Liccom N.V.

The organization of Liccom is a very accessible organization. It is not a top-down but a rather flat organization. Clients, Personnel, Suppliers, Subcontractors can always walk into the office at any time and talk with everyone.
The framework within Liccom is conducting its operations is various. The company has the flexibility to adjust itself for small and large projects in the variation of new construction and renovation projects. To provide the market with a new concept, Liccom has developed a concept to offer clients design, construct and finance for their projects.

 

Port St. Maarten Group of Companies
Island Global Yachting


Safe Cargo Services

Since 1981, Safe Cargo Services has been the leading cargo handler on St. Maarten with an excellent reputation for efficiency and reliability. Our services range from freight forwarding your online purchases through to handling specialized cargo for business.

 


Criticial Communication Caribbean B.V.

For the last 80 years, we’ve been offering critical communication solutions to the public safety sector. We are inspired by the critical nature of our customers’ mission and are motivated by the challenge to deliver innovate solutions. C3, formerly known as Zenitel Caribbean, has offices and staff on Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten, focusing on the entire Caribbean and the north of Latin America.


Sint Maarten Consulting Group N.V.

Sint Maarten Consulting Group (SMCG) is an organization consultancy firm on St. Maarten that operates in all functional areas of Human Resources Management (HRM) which is Recruitment & Selection, Training & Development, Motivation, Evaluation and Industrial Relations. Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) is also part of our area of expertise where we focus on safety and health in the working environment. SMCG collaborates with Executive Business Services (EBS) and as such to create a synergy within the area of HRM, OSH and also in regard to (temporary) placement of personnel in organizations.


ADT Security Systems

ADT has been on St Maarten for more than 25 years and offers electronic security systems to keep you, your business, family, and belongings safe. ADT installs, maintains, and monitors Burglar Alarms, Fire Alarms, and Medical Alarms for homes and businesses, small and large. ADT also provides Camera Systems, Video Intercom Systems, Access Control Systems, and Electronic Gate Systems.

Argos Cement SXM


Antonio Media B.V.

We specialize in website design and development. Furthermore we can facilitate a full service packages with photography, video shooting and editing, copy writing, animation, sound design and voice-overs.


360° of innovation

Based on the beautiful island of Aruba, we are a multi-disciplinary and international team of professionals who walk the talk when it comes to innovation and creating change for the better; to become more sustainable and resilient.

Each of us come from different backgrounds in both private and public sector and all have a deep passion for innovation as a catalyst to create a better person, a better company, a better government, a better society, all leading to a better world.

ShowMe Caribbean


US Laundry

Professional Textile Care for the Hospitality Industry & Hospitals on Sint Maarten. Exclusively having a linen lease proposition where hotels can benefit from high quality linen rental without having to make big investments. We will guarantee sufficient stock at all times.


StopSpread SXM 

Stop Spread disinfecting public places thorough and affordable.

 

SHOPPING


Caribbean Liquors & Tobacco B.V

Caribbean Liquors and Tobacco B.V. is proud to exclusively represent many of the finest beverage suppliers from Europe and around the world. We carry fine Wines and Champagnes, Whiskey, Gin, Rum, Vodka, Saki, Cognac/Armagnac, Brandy, Grappa, Tequila, Beer and a comprehensive assortment of Liqueurs.


Carrefour

Carrefour Market is the best place to shop for your groceries at St.maarten/St.Martin. Carrefour Market contains a huge variety of products from all over the world including Americas, Europe, Middle-East & Asia.


Cost U less

We at Cost U Less love to keep our customers happy and also provide great service.committed to providing: preferred brands, quality products, exceptional value, and a unique shopping experience. Our actions are driven by honest respect for our customers, employees, business partners, and communities.

 


Electec N.V.

Electec is one of the largest retail stores for electrical & electronic products, parts and services in the Caribbean. It is located in St Maarten.


Firgos Paper St. Maarten NV

With over 20 years of dedicated service to our customers on St Maarten and surrounding islands, we offer our customers a full range of solutions spanning exceptional products in workplace essentials from paper and printing, office products and packaging to facility supplies to promotional products.


Guavaberry

Guavaberry is the legendary Island Folk Liqueur of old Sint Maarten. It is made from local Guavaberries in Historical Philipsburg at the landmark Guavaberry Emporium.


Kooyman BV

Kooyman, your one-stop-shop for building materials, hardware and home improvement.
You’ll find what you need at one of our six locations on Curaçao, Aruba, Bonaire and St. Maarten. Choose from an assortment of more than 25.000 products, which we update constantly. Get the job done with our knowledgeable advice and recommendations. Discover the service and quality that have made us the number one choice of both contractors and DIY’ers.


Napa Auto Truck & Marine Parts

Our Mission: “Be the Premier one stop stores for all your Automotive, Truck & Marine Parts. “

 


Nectar

St. Maarten Nectar was born from our founder’s passionate convictions about natural products and artisan manufacturing. Nalia Muriel arrived in the Caribbean almost 15 years ago when she started to experience sensitivity to a lot of the products that she had to suddenly use on a regular basis like mosquito repellents and sunblocks.

 


Obersi Electronics

We help individuals and companies work better by selling, leasing and servicing the hardware and software you need.

Sushila N.V. 

 

SUPPLY DISTRIBUTION


CC1 St. Maarten

CC1 St. Maarten is one of the biggest distribution companies in beverages and beers on St.Maarten . Refreshing the island with the best!


PDG Supplies

Since 1988 PDG has been supplying Sint Maarten/Saint Martin; the culinary capital of the Caribbean. An island with over 350 restaurants catering to every gastronomical whim. With a vast range of products and 4000 items in stock, our customers here and on surrounding islands, know that they can rely on PDG to deliver.


Sol St. Maarten

Sol began as an inspired idea – to create a world-class, energy company managed and operated by a highly motivated and dedicated Caribbean-based team. Our main goal is to power the region with reliable and safe solutions.


Caribbean Brewing Company

Recently opened in early of 2019, we at the Caribbean Brewing Company are producing 5 different amazing craft beers: San Martin Premium Beer, Dutch Blonde Ale, SXM Light Beer, Pirate’s Edition IPA and a Dark Stout, 1863.


International Liqour & Tobacco Trading

ILTT is St. Maarten’s first and largest spirits and beer distributor established since 1960. It is a family owned business founded by Mr. Hippolyte Ledee, being under the management of his son Ralph Ledee since 1989. ILTT has a long and well established exclusive relationship with many of the world’s largest suppliers of leading international beverage, spirits, wines and tobacco brands.

 

TELECOMMUNICATION


TelEm Group

TelEm Group offers a wide range of telecommunication services to the residents, businesses, and visitors of St. Maarten. Apart from these services, the company plays an important role in the island’s cultural and social heritage by promoting positive projects for the citizens of St. Maarten.

TelEm Group is a proud leader in the local telecommunication market and by working closely with the government, the company develops projects in the telecommunication sector that helps benefit the island. At TelEm Group, we try to stay up to date with the latest technological advancements and find ways to incorporate it into our culture. You can find us on Pond Island in Philipsburg or at our branch in Simpson Bay.


UTS

UTS is a holding company that owns and operates full service telecommunications and media companies across several island territories in the Caribbean.

At UTS we envision a world where connectivity is essential to improving the quality of life of people everywhere. We recognize our role in creating and providing powerful connections in life so people can enjoy greater freedoms and opportunities. Building on our vision for a better, more connected world, we are focused on our mission to become a company that is best known for providing the best customer experience in the industries we operate. We will achieve this recognition with people who are skilled and proud to work for UTS, and by being faithful to our values.

 

TRAVEL AGENTS & OTA’S


Expedia

Expedia Group is the world’s travel platform, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world’s most trusted online travel brands.


S.E.L. Maduro & Sons

S.E.L. Maduro & Sons (W.I.) N.V. (known as Maduro Travel St. Maarten) herein after referred to as Maduro & Sons-St.Maarten is a full service company dedicated to travel (air and sea) to and from St. Maarten as well as worldwide destinations. ​​

 

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