L’Association des Hoteliers de Saint Martin, and The Saint Martin Tourism Office, in conjunction with the Sint Maarten Tourist Bureau and St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association officially announced that the SMART 2019 Tradeshow will be hosted by Sonesta Maho Beach Resort Casino & Spa.
SMART will be held on the 21st – 23rd of May. It is the largest and most well-known trade show of the Northeastern Caribbean. It is hosted annually by both French and Dutch sides of the Island offering a travel platform for foreign tour operators, travel writers and websites to do business with local hoteliers, operators and businesses. This the 15th and most dynamic edition, will consist of 3 days of inspiring innovative masterclasses, workshops, activities, festivities and business to business appointments. The event will get started on Tuesday May 21st 2019 when delegates have the opportunity to meet and mingle with their peers at the welcome reception, before two full days of business where participants have set up appointments with travel partners and wholesalers as well as hotel and excursion operations for one-on-one discussions on potential business ventures. In addition, tours will be provided to experience the island.
Sonesta Maho Beach Resort Casino & Spa after it had been devastated by the Hurricanes of 2017 has been thoroughly renovated and will once again host the occasion. The Resort is coming back stronger than ever, keeping its family-friendly charms, offering an amazing array of restaurants and bars, with extended personalized services and daily activities catering to the entire family.
The organizers are expecting Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Travel Writers and Event Planners from US, Canada and Latin America to return to the island for this well-known regional event.
Early Bird Season has started this week. Sonesta Maho Beach Resort Casino & Spa offers reduced rates for SMART participants. Registration for Early Birds as well as receiving SMART hotel rates can be done at events [at] shta [dot] com. Event information will be continuously updated at SHTA.com/SMART. For reservations and or questions, please call +1-721-542-0108.