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Minister Lawrence: Destination Investment Confidence Continues to Scale Up

By   /  October 19, 2021  /  Business, Economy, Government, Hospitality, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Minister Lawrence: Destination Investment Confidence Continues to Scale Up

Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (Minister TEATT) Hon. Roger Lawrence met with Divi Little Bay Beach Resort President Marco Galaverna and General Manager Anne-Marie Brooks on Saturday October 16th, who outlined the ongoing construction that will be completed in early 2022. ?We?re thrilled to add Oceans at Divi Little Bay to our […]

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BUSINESS CLOSURE EXTENDED TO 1 AM

By   /  October 14, 2021  /  Business, Hospitality, Island Life, Labor, Local News, Tourism  /  Comments Off on BUSINESS CLOSURE EXTENDED TO 1 AM

On Wednesday October 13th; The Ministers of TEATT and VSA held a meeting with night life business owners to discuss protocols and business closing hours moving forward.    During discussions, both Ministers agreed to extend the hours of night life for businesses to 1 A.M. The extension will go into effect on Friday October 15th […]

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Minister Ottley signs off updated incidental work instruction that strengthens local labor resources.

By   /  October 6, 2021  /  Business, Government, Labor  /  Comments Off on Minister Ottley signs off updated incidental work instruction that strengthens local labor resources.

?The Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Omar Ottley hereby informs the public that the legal framework established in the National Ordinance on foreign labor and the National Decree constituting general measures on foreign labor remains in full effect.   For applications concerning projects, the legal framework must be considered and applied in […]

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11 PM Business closure to be extended

By   /  September 30, 2021  /  Business, Hospitality, Island Life  /  Comments Off on 11 PM Business closure to be extended

?The Ministerial Regulation to scale back the hours of nightlife, which was signed by the Ministries of TEATT and VSA, will be extended.  Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Mr. Omar Ottley stated that the announcement of an October 1st reopening was an optimistic one, as he hoped that St. Maarten would have […]

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Minister Lawrence meets with BIP SXM

By   /  September 27, 2021  /  Business, Government, Local News  /  Comments Off on Minister Lawrence meets with BIP SXM

The Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunication (Minister of TEATT), Mr. Roger Lawrence and his support staff met with the Supervisory Board, Director and the team of the Bureau for Intellectual Property Sint Maarten (the Bureau/BIP SXM) for an introductory meeting. During the meeting, the Supervisory Board, Director and the team members of […]

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Minister Lawrence visits local brewery. Aims to promote local production

By   /  September 24, 2021  /  Business, Economy, Government, Island Life  /  Comments Off on Minister Lawrence visits local brewery. Aims to promote local production

A moment of curiosity captured Giovanni Johnson, who went from a delivery driver at SXM beer to now being in the final steps of becoming the first local brewmaster for SXM beer. Giovanni shared his story; ?One day, I stopped behind the brewery and saw the brewmaster standing on a platform throwing something inside a […]

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Flow supports Vaccination Fair with Free Chippie credit

By   /  September 12, 2021  /  Business, Community, Health  /  Comments Off on Flow supports Vaccination Fair with Free Chippie credit

– Company collaborates with Ministry of Health to encourage vaccination    –   Flow & the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor have partnered to encourage vaccinations on St. Maarten in the drive to reach the 85% vaccination goal. The Telecoms operator will participate in the CPS Vineyard Office Park Vaccination Pop-up Fair this […]

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Summit event ‘Doing business in Sint Maarten well attended’

By   /  September 9, 2021  /  Business, Government, Island Life  /  Comments Off on Summit event ‘Doing business in Sint Maarten well attended’

DEN HAAG/PHILIPSBURG — On June 23, 2021, the Sint Maarten House in the Netherlands in collaboration with the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) organized the first virtual Summit event ‘Doing business in Sint Maarten’. During this event, RVO gave a presentation about promising partnership opportunities between Dutch and Sint Maarten entrepreneurs regarding what is needed for […]

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New TEATT Minister Promotes Agri-Tourism. Fast tracking business license process a priority

By   /  September 8, 2021  /  Agriculture, Business, Economy, Government, Island Life, Tourism  /  Comments Off on New TEATT Minister Promotes Agri-Tourism. Fast tracking business license process a priority

Sunday, September 5, recently sworn in Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT) Roger Lawrence met with the management team of Sint Maarten?s newest five-star luxury boutique hotel ?The Morgan? to discuss key areas pertaining to responsible tourism. The hotel grows its own crops to offer guests a farm-to-table experience. In a […]

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Employers to request testing of their employees

By   /  September 7, 2021  /  Business, Health, Labor, Local News  /  Comments Off on Employers to request testing of their employees

The Ministry of VSA and the Ministry of TEATT recently published additional COVID-19 measures by ministerial regulation. These additional measures, allows employers to request testing of their employees, whether they are vaccinated or not. Presently, the number of active COVID-19 infections on Sint Maarten is alarmingly high and the SMMC has reached its maximum capacity. […]

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