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St. Maarten Airport Issues Concessions RFPs

Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM)in St. Maarten has issued seven  RFPs for airport concessions, as part of a comprehensive ppgrade to enhance the passenger and business partner experience.

As part of an airport revamp, the retail area in the terminal is undergoing a complete overhaul, with exciting new and innovative concepts including a ‘’mega-yacht food court’’, all based on the cultural richness of Sint Maarten. The new terminal will feature 34 retail and food & beverage concession units pre- and post-security, including a popup marketing platform for short-term tenants.

The seven packages include categories such as restaurants, fashion retail, supermarkets, pharmacy, and a mini casino bar. The RFPs are open until May 1 and are available on the SXM website at www.sxmairport.com.

“With the call for RFPs for the seven new concessions, we are looking forward to bringing innovative and culturally rich concepts to our passengers,” said Emile van der Weerd, executive consultant for the airport. “We invite all interested parties to take part in this exciting opportunity to be a part of PJIA’s transformation into the benchmark for Caribbean airports.”

As the busiest airport in the Northeast Caribbean, PJIA served more than 1.5 million passengers in 2022, with more than 9,000 travelers passing through PJIA during its busiest days. PJIA currently offers nonstop service to 42 destinations, averaging 61 daily non-stop flights and is on pace to reach 1.9 million total passengers for year-end 2025.