PHILIPSBURG:— The Sint Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) completed a second report on its business-wide survey, including the input of 635 respondent companies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
The number of survey respondents continued to climb, from 531 earlier this week for which our first report was based on 635 in our now final compilation. As all indicators by participants were toward significant decline without tourism arrivals. Our report was circulated to the Council of Ministers, Parliament and other governmental stakeholders. The survey now up to 635 companies, includes sole proprietors like taxi drivers to the largest employers on the