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  • MITCHELL PLEASED T&T FULFILLED CRUISE TOURIST'S WISH 

    Eighty-one years after her father’s death, 93-year-old Scottish national, Rosemary Smith nee Allan was unable to withhold the tears during a 30-minute visit to his graveside at Mucurapo Cemetery last Sunday. 

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  • T&T WINS 3 REGIONAL TRAVEL TOURISM AWARDS

    Caribbean Airlines Limited (CAL) has won the Caribbean’s Leading Airline Award for the 10th consecutive year and the Caribbean’s Leading Airline Brand Award for the third consecutive year, while Tobago’s Coco Reef Resort & Spa won Caribbean Leading Hotel Award for the 15th consecutive year.

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  • MSC PREZIOSA BRINGS ALMOST 4,000 TOURISTS

    Today we welcomed almost 4,000 cruise passengers to Trinidad as the MSC Preziosa made its fourth call on the port of Port-of-Spain. Many of the passengers, who came from Europe, Guadeloupe, Martinique and other countries, entered the Cruise Ship Complex dancing to the hot soca songs played by the DJ. “Preziosa” Captain, Corrado Iaconis also came off the ship to relax for a few minutes in the Cruise Ship Complex.

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  • MINISTER MITCHELL MEETS WITH PATRICE ROBERTS

    Minister of Tourism Honourable Randall Mitchell met with Soca artiste, Patrice Roberts’ whose song, “This is the place” and its accompanying video are generating interest for destination Trinidad and Tobago. The patriotic song, which was written by Jason “Shaft” Bishop, highlights the various tourist sites and attractions, including Maracas Beach and the Temple in the Sea, with breath-taking views.

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  • MSC TO CONTINUE 'CRUISING' TO TRINIDAD

    As Trinidad’s bumper 2018/19 Cruise season continues, the MSC Preziosa - the largest Cruise ship which visits this country docked in Port-of-Spain last Wednesday for the traditional Crest Exchange. A Crest Exchange is the traditional presentation of gifts during a ship’s maiden voyage to a country. Tourism Minister Honourable Randall Mitchell met later with the Captain and other officials of the MSC Preziosa.

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  • MARACAS BEACH GETS NEW FACILITIES MANAGEMENT ARRANGEMENTS

    The Ministry of Tourism is pleased to announce that the Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago (UDeCOTT) has been selected to provide facilities management services at the Maracas Beach Facility. Minister of Tourism, Randall Mitchell noted, “UDeCOTT’s expertise in providing facilities management services will ensure that visitors and citizens alike will benefit.."

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  • ECOTOURISM POLICY

    The Ministry of Tourism is currently developing an Ecotourism Sub-policy which provides a framework to guide the development of Ecotourism in Trinidad and Tobago in a sustainable manner. We wish to hear from you and therefore we invite you to provide your feedback, comments, suggestions and recommendations to the Ministry of Tourism. Please click the link below to view the draft policy. Comments can be submitted to us via email at  touresearch@tourism.gov.tt.

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  • The Ministry of Tourism is in the process of developing a Community Based Tourism policy to facilitate the development and growth of this niche. We wish to hear from you and therefore we invite you to provide your feedback, comments, suggestions and recommendations to the Ministry of Tourism. Click link below for our draft policy and please submit your comments at touresearch@tourism.gov.tt.

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News & Events

T&T WINS 3 REGIONAL TRAVEL TOURISM AWARDS

Caribbean Airlines Limited (CAL) has won the Caribbean’s Leading Airline Award for the 10th consecutive year and the Caribbean’s Leading Airline Brand Award for the third consecutive year, while Tobago’s Coco Reef Resort & Spa won Caribbean Leading Hotel Award for the 15th consecutive year.

The winners of the World Travel Awards 2019 (Caribbean and North America) were announced during a Gala Event at Sandals Resort, Montego Bay, Jamaica on Monday evening.

Minister Mitchell encourages “all tourism operators to continue to reinvest in their plant and operations to ensure there is a quality tourism offering.” Read more

TAUP And Other Incentives

In addition to the Tourism Development Act, the Ministry offers other attractive tourism tax incentives. The Tourism Accommodation Upgrade Project (TAUP)  is an incentive which provides a partial reimbursable grant for approved upgrade work done to accommodation facilities in both Trinidad and Tobago.

Tourism & Health Program

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago, through its Ministries of Health and Tourism are partnering with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) to implement a joint Tourism and Health Program (THP).

Tourism Baseline Survey

Given the Ministry’s mandate to develop Trinidad and Tobago's tourism industry to realize its full potential the primary responsibility therefore, with respect to the national economy, is to contribute significantly to the key priority areas of Economic Growth, Job Creation, Competitiveness and Innovation.

Welcome to the Ministry of Tourism, of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

We serve as a catalyst to help make Trinidad and Tobago a premier tourist destination.
Policy and strategic intervention are our key tools. Our other tools, while not as conspicuous are crucial,

like conducting research, monitoring and evaluating trends, and partnering with industry stakeholders.

We also help build awareness of the tourism industry.
The implementation arm of the ministry is the Tourism Destination Marketing and Product Development Company.
Information for visitors to Trinidad and Tobago can be found on the website.

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