Image Alt Text


Maracas, Las Cuevas, Manzanilla and Vessigny Beach Facilities Reopened

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts wishes to advise the public of the reopening of the following Beach Facilities under its direct responsibility, namely, Maracas Beach Facility, Las Cuevas Beach Facility, Manzanilla Beach Facility and the Vessigny Beach Facility.  These beach facilities will be open between the hours of 6am and 6pm and in-establishment dining will not be allowed.

This ease in restrictions follows the Government’s recommended guidelines and guidance arising out of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Read More

National Tourism Policy

The Ministry of Tourism wants to hear from you! We have been revising the National Tourism Policy (2010) and the first draft of the revised policy (2020 – 2030) is now ready for public comment. Please submit completed Feedback Forms to on or before Friday 21st August, 2020. Click here for the latest version of the Revised National Tourism Policy (Draft).
Click here for the feedback form.

Tourism and Health Programme

The Ministries of Health and Tourism as agencies of the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago are partnering with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), 3 Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). The program aims to safeguard the health and well-being of visitors and locals through a responsive and robust system.

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.

Welcome to the Ministry of Tourism,Culture and the Arts 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.