Cosme-Trained Hotelier Takes Leading Role in Saba’s Recovery

Tortola, BVI - December 12, 2017 – COSME is a European Union funded programme with the mission to support SMEs in the Caribbean OCTs to grow competitive businesses.  When natural disasters strike, they can provide the opportunity for individuals to step forward in helping their nation recover.  Mr. Hemmie van Xanten is an entrepreneur specialising in the tourism sector who runs Selera Dunia Boutique Hotel in Saba.  Selera Dunia is Saba’s first boutique hotel and welcomes guests from all over the world, offering three suites that reflect the cultures and themes of international locations. Mr. van Xanten has been involved with many collaborative efforts supported by COSME where he has been able to share and gain knowledge on best hospitality and tourism efforts.